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  • PICTURES: Virgin Australia reveals new business product

    Virgin Australia has unveiled a new business class suite that will be rolled out on its Airbus A330s and Boeing 777-300ERs over the next year.

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  • Etihad could switch 787 options to equity partner airlines: CCO

    ​Etihad Airways says it has the option of switching out Boeing 787 options to carriers it has stakes in if needed in...

  • 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...

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  • ​SIA denies Hong Kong Airlines stake talks

    News | 01 Apr 2015 07:09 | Greg Waldron

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) has dismissed a media report that it is in talks to acquire a stake in Hong Kong Airlines.
  • ​ANALYSIS: A new twist in the Tigerair tale

    News | 30 Mar 2015 00:04 | Greg Waldron

    Singapore low-cost carrier Tigerair is emerging as a more focused, cautious airline – and this could be good news for its future financial performance.
  • ​ATSB: ATC error led to mis-labelling of aircraft for 27 minutes

    News | 26 Mar 2015 02:50 | Greg Waldron

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has attributed a 2012 loss of separation assurance incident to the improper labelling of a Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 aircraft on air traffic control (ATC) displays.
  • ​ANALYSIS: Is Jeju Air really a good fit for SIA?

    News | 25 Mar 2015 02:25 | Greg Waldron

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) is considering a stake in South Korean low-cost carrier Jeju Air, but such a move would be an abrupt departure from its usual overseas growth strategy.
  • Virgin Australia Regional under-reported TAWS events: ATSB

    News | 12 Mar 2015 02:30 | Ellis Taylor

    ​An investigation by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) into a landing incident involving an ATR 72 has found that Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) under-reported terrain awareness warning system (TAWS) occurrences.
  • ANALYSIS: Australia country report December 2014-February 2015

    News | 10 Mar 2015 01:01 | Firdaus Hashim

    The three months from December 2014 to February 2015 saw Australia's two top carriers report much improved financial performance.