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Qantas to inspect Airbus A380s for “fine” wing cracks

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas will take a peek at the rear spars of its big-mumma jets after an international AD was issued over “fine” cracks being found in the wings.

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Boeing: Airline will not proceed with $6 billion 737 MAX order

by Christian Fleetwood

A low-cost carrier that nine-out-of-ten of us will never fly on, has elected to cancel its Boeing 737 MAX order. Read on to find out why.

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Boeing quietly launches the world’s longest plane amid MAX 8 debacle

by Christian Fleetwood

Amid the ongoing international drama surrounding its MAX 8 aircraft, Boeing has unveiled its latest, largest and most efficient long-haul carrier jet: the 777X.

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Airbus to cease production of A380 superjumbo jet

by Ali Coulton

The announcement signals the end of an era for the aviation industry. We’ll be raising a tearful glass to the ‘giant of the skies’ at knock-off drinks this afternoon.

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Qantas cancels order of eight Airbus A380s, signalling end of the ‘giant of the skies’

by Ali Coulton

Looks like the airline industry’s love affair with the jet is coming to an end, with the aircraft seen watching Bridget Jones’s Diary and sobbing into a tub of ice cream.

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You have to see this new luxury airbus

This magic floating aircraft is like nothing you’ve ever seen before, and we’re super excited about it. Now we’re just waiting for our invite to the inaugural flight in a few years time.

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NEW PLANES: AirAsia and Hawaiian Airlines announce aircraft orders

We love the smell of new planes in the morning. Actually, that might be the routine scent of burnt toast wafting over from the office kitchen.

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Fancy a nap in the cargo hold?

All our mid-flight sleep fantasies are coming true! No more nap interruptions from the guy next to you who needs to use the bathroom every two minutes.

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Qantas: All the news agents need to know

by Daisy Doctor

We’re predicting some 5pm Friday cocktails will be on the cards for the folks over at Qantas after this busy week. We’re also hoping for an invitation.

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The unbelievable amount of parts in A380 Airbuses

by Daisy Doctor

The amount of work that goes into making an Airbus plane is jaw-dropping. Though we would argue Ikea furniture is still harder to assemble.

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Big Fat Airline Wrap

Today’s wrap is brought to you by a number of Google searches, urgent press releases, and some bitter morning coffee from across the road.

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Qantas one step closer to long-haul flight promise

Qantas has taken one hop closer to its goal of direct flights to London, NY & Paris, although we’re not saying they’re in the middle of a game of hopscotch.

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