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  • Extra long-haul: The 10 furthest airline routes


    At 06:26 local time on 1 October, the first Airbus A380 to serve the world’s longest scheduled air route – Dallas Fort Worth to Sydney – touched down in Australia’s largest city


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  • PICTURE: Qantas unveils new A330 business seat


    Qantas Airways has unveiled its new business class seat that will be progressively rolled out on its Airbus A330s from...


  • Qantas ‘looking forward’ to firming 787-9 options


    ​Qantas could soon exercise options for some Boeing 787-9s for delivery from 2017 if its international business...


  • Qantas mulls fleet replacement options


    Qantas Airways is assessing its options for replacing its core fleet of Boeing 737s, 747s and 717s.


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  • ANALYSIS: Long US tarmac delays down from 2013

    News | 29 Oct 2014 21:52 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Despite news that the Department of Transportation fined another carrier for long tarmac delays, the number of such delays at US airports declined by more than half during the first eight months of 2014, according to government data.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Long-US-tarmac-delays-down-from-2013-405400/
  • ​Workload, mode confusion caused Qantas 737 altitude incident

    News | 29 Oct 2014 02:32 | Greg Waldron

    Qantas Airways changed its approach procedures after a 2012 incident in which one of its Boeing 737-800s dipped below the 7,000ft clearance altitude on approach to Canberra airport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Workload-mode-confusion-caused-Qantas-737-altitude-incident-405363/
  • ANALYSIS: Could United buy Air Canada’s E190s?

    News | 27 Oct 2014 18:20 | Edward Russell

    ​“Planes available! Recent builds, homogenous fleet, single owner. Call Boeing for more details,” could be the sign in front of Boeing Capital’s offices in Renton, Washington, as it looks for a home for the 20 Embraer 190s that it will take from Air Canada beginning next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Could-United-buy-Air-Canadas-E190s-405298/
  • Qantas on track for 1H 2015 profit, reaffirms “worst is over”

    News | 24 Oct 2014 03:47 | Aaron Chong

    ​Qantas Airways has announced an underlying pre-tax profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 and is back on track to deliver profit in the first half of the new financial year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-on-track-for-1H-2015-profit-reaffirms-worst-is-over-405188/
  • Virgin Australia to launch Darwin - Alice Springs services

    News | 23 Oct 2014 01:22 | Aaron Chong

    ​Virgin Australia has announced new direct services between Darwin and Alice Springs from end-March 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Australia-to-launch-Darwin-Alice-Springs-services-405120/
  • Moody’s upgrades Virgin Australia equipment notes

    News | 22 Oct 2014 14:37 | Edward Russell

    ​Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the majority of Virgin Australia’s $797.3 million secured enhanced equipment notes (EEN), citing improving credit conditions at the airline.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Moodys-upgrades-Virgin-Australia-equipment-notes-405093/