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NEWS May 21, 2024 Australia, New Zealand Evacuate Citizens From New Caledonia By Air The governments of Australia and New Zealand have announced that they will be sending “government” planes to New Caledonia to evacuate their citizens from the French territory following a week of riots. Currently, around 3,200 people are stranded in, or outside of New Caledonia due to suspended flights and air travel into the French territory. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 15, 2024 Why Most Australian Airlines Fail In the past 100 years, nearly 300 Australian airlines have failed. With the recent collapse of 18-month-old Bonza Airlines, the question has to be asked: Can any new airline can survive Australia's aviation market? Here's a look at five failed airlines and the impacts they left in the land down under. Read More →
NEWS Mar 12, 2024 50 Injured on LATAM Flight From Sydney to Auckland After Technical Issue At least 50 people were injured onboard a flight from Sydney (SYD) to Auckland (AKL) operated by Chilean airline LATAM. The incident was caused by a technical issue that resulted in the aircraft suddenly losing altitude. Read More →
NEWS Aug 23, 2023 Qantas Adds 250,000 International Seats, Orders New Boeing 787-10s On August 21, Qantas announced plans to increase its international capacity ahead of a reported order for an unspecified number of additional Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft. Read More →
NEWS Jul 31, 2023 16-Hour Delivery Flight: Qantas Welcomes its Final Dreamliner Home Qantas has added another Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to its fleet. This is the eighth new aircraft Qantas has added to its fleet this year, alongside the reinstatement of two Airbus A380s from long-term storage. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jul 18, 2023 The World's Longest Nonstop Flights and the Future of Ultra-Long-Haul Travel Technological advances have allowed airlines to operate ultra-long-haul flights between far-flung destinations. This article looks at the world's ten longest nonstop flights that are regularly offered. The list continues to evolve as airlines look to compete against each other for the "prize" of having the world's longest flight. Read More →
NEWS Jul 03, 2023 Passengers and Crew Injured as Hawaiian Airlines Flight Encounters Turbulence Most flyers hate turbulence and for good reason. The bumps can make some sick and can cause disruptions to inflight service. However, most passengers don’t imagine turbulence so severe that it results in injuries. Sadly, this is exactly what happened on a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye Airport (HNL) to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Read More →
NEWS Jun 18, 2023 Qantas Reveals New Luxurious Cabin Design for Future A350 Aircraft The renowned Australian airline Qantas has revealed the complete cabin design for its specially crafted Airbus A350s. It will operate direct flights between Sydney, New York, and London starting in late 2025. Read More →
NEWS May 24, 2023 Qantas Begins Construction On New Sydney Flight Training Center Qantas has started construction on a new flight training center in Sydney. The company sees it as essential to meet its future goals, which include launching new routes and delivering new aircraft. Read More →
NEWS Apr 18, 2023 Air Canada to Boost Australia and New Zealand Network The Canadian carrier Air Canada has strengthened its Pacific network by adding capacity to Australian and New Zealand cities with its boring 787-9 Dreamliner. Read More →