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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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Climate change is killing air travel

Are you a fanatical climate change activist? Well this article supports your argument AND makes a great DIY megaphone for protests when printed.

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Qantas flight diverted to Singapore after ‘mechanical fault’

by Sophie Harrison

A ‘mechanical fault’ forced Melbourne-bound Qantas flight to divert to Changi airport late yesterday

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Aviation fan alert: CX 747 Final Fly-by caught on film!

by Ben Alcock

Cathay Pacific said farewell to its final Boeing 747-400 on Saturday, and a keen-eyed Travel Weekly contributor took this snap of the moment the aircraft swooped low down Victoria Harbour.

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Dogs taught how to fly a plane

by AAP

The idea of an old dog learning new tricks has been taken to unprecedented heights.

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Airbus boss says Asian demand buoyant & fears of a downturn unfounded

by AP

Fabrice Bregier says fears of a downturn in the industry are a load of old rot and he’s happy to do anyone a deal on a slightly used A380.

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