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Woman allegedly hacks flight training school and marks unsafe planes as airworthy

The flight training school’s CEO said the incident could have seen students and instructors using planes flagged for maintenance, putting lives at risk.

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Virgin Australia begins COVID vaccine policy push for all staff

And, in other news, the airline is gearing up for a whopping summer season of domestic travel, with a swathe of new aircraft due to join its fleet very soon.

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Domestic border restrictions force Rex to cut capacity

And, to make matters even more complicated, the airline is expecting a couple more aircraft to join its domestic fleet very soon.

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YIKES: Plane collapses, injuring two at Heathrow Airport

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner bit the dust at Heathrow Airport over the weekend, injuring two and causing damage to both the plane’s nose and ego.

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Qantas and Jetstar set for bigger domestic fleets and more flights

Get ready to see a few more shadows of a flying kangaroo from above, with the national carrier set to increase its domestic presence.

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Another Qantas plane cops damage due to baggage vehicle crash, this time with passengers on board

The latest incident has prompted a stinging retort from Qantas, with the airline accusing the TWU of “pointing fingers and getting the basic facts wrong”.

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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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