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  • ​Virgin Australia ATR operated 13 sectors with damaged tail


    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is continuing its investigation into an incident where a full inspection of a Virgin Australia ATR 72-600 may have failed to discover structural damage to the aircraft’s tailplane.


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  • Etihad and Alitalia seal strategic partnership


    ​Alitalia and Etihad have agreed a strategic tie-up which will see the Abu Dhabi-based carrier take a 49% in the...


  • A350 completes Australia and New Zealand visits


    Airbus’s A350-900 on 5 August made its first flight across the Tasman Sea, completing a less than 3h flight from Sydney...


  • ​Virgin Australia ATR operated 13 sectors with damaged tail


    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is continuing its investigation into an incident where a full inspection...


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  • Virgin Australia to unveil new premium product within weeks

    News | 29 Aug 2014 08:33 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Virgin Australia will announce in coming weeks more details about a new business class product that it plans to roll out.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Australia-to-unveil-new-premium-product-within-weeks-403154/
  • Tigerair Australia targets profitability in FY2017

    News | 29 Aug 2014 03:42 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Virgin Australia is confident that its budget affiliate, Tigerair Australia, will return to profitability in the 2017 fiscal year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Tigerair-Australia-targets-profitability-in-FY2017-403146/
  • Virgin Australia in no rush to order 787 or A350

    News | 29 Aug 2014 03:07 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Virgin Australia is no closer to ordering Airbus A350s or Boeing 787s to replace its widebody fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Australia-in-no-rush-to-order-787-or-A350-403144/
  • Virgin Australia accelerates Max delivery, cuts two A330s

    News | 29 Aug 2014 02:58 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Virgin Australia will accelerate the delivery of its first Boeing 737-8 Max to 2018, and will withdraw two Airbus A330-200s from its fleet in September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Australia-accelerates-Max-delivery-cuts-two-A330s-403142/
  • Virgin Australia doubles full-year loss

    News | 29 Aug 2014 01:27 | Ellis Taylor

    Virgin Australia’s underlying loss before tax for the year ended 30 June has more than doubled to A$212 million ($198 million), compared to the A$94 million figure in fiscal 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Australia-doubles-full-year-loss-403135/
  • Rex cautiously optimistic as profit slides 44%

    News | 28 Aug 2014 07:22 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Australia’s Regional Express (Rex) has expressed cautious optimism about its future after posting a 44% fall in pre-tax profit to A$10.7 million ($10 million) for the year ended 30 June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rex-cautiously-optimistic-as-profit-slides-44-403097/