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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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  • ​OPINION: Qantas bounce-back requires proactivity

    News | 17 Sep 2014 10:55

    Qantas’s major A$2.8 ­billion ($2.6 billion) net loss for the 2014 fiscal year is the price it has paid for holding to a strategy that, arguably, has been set by its competitors and has failed to achieve its objectives.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Qantas-bounce-back-requires-proactivity-403747/
  • Cobham wins Chevron contract extension; introduces E190

    News | 04 Sep 2014 09:30 | Ellis Taylor

    Cobham Aviation Services Australia has won an extension to a long-running charter contract with Chevron Australia which will see it introduce one Embraer 190 to its fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cobham-wins-Chevron-contract-extension-introduces-E190-403333/
  • Virgin Australia coy on timing of next EEN issue

    News | 02 Sep 2014 04:07 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Virgin Australia has not specified when it may conduct a second Enhanced Equipment Note (EEN) issue, despite the success of its debut $732 million offering last year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Australia-coy-on-timing-of-next-EEN-issue-403227/
  • Virgin Australia to use Exim finance for 737s

    News | 02 Sep 2014 04:07 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Virgin Australia will use export credit finance to support the delivery of its new Boeing 737-800s over the 2015 fiscal year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Australia-to-use-Exim-finance-for-737s-403226/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 25 August - 1 September 2014

    News | 01 Sep 2014 08:36

    http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-25-August-1-September-2014-403201/
  • 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/