Jetstar engine catches fire during take-off after screwdriver tip left in engine
An ATSB investigation has revealed that the pesky little tool was in the plane’s engine for more than 100 flights.
Trans-Tasman bubble breached in Perth, as Brisbane Airport cops its own COVID-19 scare
by Ali Coulton
A Cook Islander has managed to travel to Perth without quarantining, while two travellers from Port Moresby wandered into Brisbane Airport’s common area before testing positive for COVID-19.
YIPPEE! Two-way trans-Tasman bubble finally kicks off
Today is the day, folks! As of midnight last night, the two-way trans-Tasman bubble is FINALLY open! Get the lowdown on NZ flights and tour discounts right here.
Brisbane Airport achieves global COVID-safe accreditation
While the health and safety protocols at Brisbane’s quarantine hotels are being questioned, at least the airport’s got it together.
Alliance Aviation Services announces acquisition “of great strategic value”
The Aussie aviation player also described the acquisition as a “walk in, walk out” transaction. However, that’s not to suggest any bags of cash were handed over.
Virgin christens Brisbane Airport’s second runway as borders reopen
Virgin Australia had first dibs on Brisbane Airport’s new runway last weekend, kicking off a special celebration of Queensland’s aviation history.
Aviation Wrap: More funding for regional airports, Singapore Airlines’ new ANZ transit flights + MORE
Get ready to climb to an altitude of 35,000 feet as you read your way through all the latest aviation news in this week’s wrap.
Aviation Wrap: Brisbane Airport’s runway completion, Air NZ marks 80 years of flying + MORE
Much unlike passenger planes around the globe right now, this week’s Aviation Wrap is running at full capacity.
Virgin strengthens ANA codeshare agreement ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Sadly though, we won’t get to witness Sir Richard Branson ride a baggage carousel with pretend giant sushi in celebration of this news.
Aviation Wrap: Australia ups counter-terror at airports, Qantaslink’s new routes, BA to 3D print plane parts + MORE!
Soar above your competition and impress your friends with all the latest airline news. Or at least kill a good 20 minutes by reading the whole thing.
Virgin Australia claps back against fresh claims it isn’t ready for Haneda
Virgin Australia has responded to criticism it isn’t ready to fly between Australia and Japan.
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