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False asbestos alarm forces evacuation of Canberra’s air traffic control tower

by Christian Fleetwood

An asbestos scare at Canberra Airport has caused its air traffic control tower to be evacuated. Luckily though, it was a false alarm.

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Report finds widespread discrimination and sexual harassment amongst air traffic controllers

by Ali Coulton

A toxic culture of workplace bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment among air traffic controllers could be endangering the lives of travellers, according to a new report.

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Aviation wrap: Qantas’ fresh plane order, Air Vanuatu’s new non-stop service, Western Sydney Airport update + MORE!

Felt a little in the dark lately about what’s been happening in the world of commercial aviation? This wrap should provide all the illumination you need.

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Major Aussie airports to trial drone-monitoring technology

by Huntley Mitchell

Were you hoping to test out the new drone you got for Christmas by taking it for a spin over your local airport? Well, you may want to think again after reading this.

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Sydney Airport hit with cancellations and delays

Travel Weekly’s editorial staff were about to chuck a collective sickie today, before realising that the newsletter might be a wee bit non-existent if we followed through.

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Melbourne air safety scrutinised after “near miss”

Safety procedures at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport have come under scrutiny following a “near miss” involving three aircraft last July.

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Australia leads new plane tracking program

by Hannah Edensor

Just a week out from the anniversary of MH370’s disappearance, Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia are working on a new plane tracking program.

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