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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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More than 100 jobs to go at Brisbane Airport

The cuts will account for, what would be by the end of 2020, a quarter of the company’s workforce.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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