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New aircraft, more jobs and a bigger network: Virgin Australia fast-tracks growth plans

Virgin boss Jayne Hrdlicka trekked to a cabin crew training school in Brisbane this morn to deliver this very important update.

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This three-wing aircraft concept could lower CO2 emissions by 80 per cent

Does your eco-consciousness weigh heavy every time you step onto a plane? This space-age looking contraption could be the remedy you seek.

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Flight evacuated following threatening note

Passengers have been evacuated from a plane at an international airport in the US after flight attendants uncovered a written threat.

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New South African airline launches, as country’s national carrier tanks

While airlines around the world are crippled by the ongoing effects of the global pandemic, this new kid on the block reckons it’s the perfect time for ‘Lift-off’.

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Virgin Australia scraps order of 25 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

The airline’s new owners have decided that it only needs half of the 737 MAX planes that were on the original order form.

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Rex signs letters of intent on six leased 737s for domestic routes

Rex’s ambitions of becoming a domestic route competitor to Qantas and Virgin are becoming a reality. Next step: a team song.

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Airbus reveals new zero-emission concept aircraft

Airbus has gone all futuristic by revealing not one, not two, but three aircraft concepts that it reckons could enter service by 2035.

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Qantas to farewell ‘Queen of the Skies’ with final flight

The last of Qantas 747s will be retired today, six months ahead of schedule, in a final voyage to the Mojave Desert.

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Handgun found in pilot’s carry-on

A pilot could be fired for bringing a loaded gun onto a flight in America. Excuse the terrible pun.

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Big Fat Airline Wrap

This Airline Wrap was a labour of love for us, with every word written with care. Alright, we admit it, the intern wrote this one.

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MH370 search to resume

The hunt for MH370 could begin again as early as this week, following an offer from US-based company Ocean Infinity.

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First look: Qantas’ new Dreamliner

Qantas’ Great Southern Land Dreamliner will hit the skies this week, it won’t literally hit them though, that’s not scientifically possible.

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