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Bolivia detains airline boss

The Australian  2016-12-08 13:00:00

The head of the airline whose plane crashed in the Andes last week has been detained by Bolivian prosecutors.

$1m donation for research to fly

The Australian  2016-12-08 13:00:00

The foundation set up by Simon Hackett is tipping $1 million into a South Australian airborne research ­institute.

Smith puts focus on safety

The Australian  2016-12-08 13:00:00

Dick Smith has donated $160,000 aiming to trigger the installation of weather cameras.

Tapes add to survivors? horror

The Australian  2016-12-08 13:00:00

Imagine surviving an airline disaster and then hearing sound recordings of those last moments of terror.

China ?spy ship? deserts MH370

The Australian  2016-12-08 13:00:00

The Chinese ship assigned to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has sailed for home.

CASA cans internal ethics unit

The Australian  2016-12-08 13:00:00

The aviation regulator has quietly disbanded its internal ethics and conduct committee.

Ghostdrone sells in Australia

The Australian  2016-12-07 23:00:00

A drone with a "you break, we fix for free" warranty goes on sale in Australia today.

Drones to be downed

The Australian  2016-12-07 13:00:00

Software that takes over dangerous and offcourse drones will come to market next month.

Virgin jets in prang

The Australian  2016-12-07 13:00:00

Two Virgin planes collided on the tarmac at Hobart and another veered off the runway at Darwin.

Virgin planes clip wings

The Australian  2016-12-07 02:38:00

Virgin Australia has grounded two planes from its domestic fleet after they collided on the tarmac in Hobart today.

Boeing feels Trump heat on jet

The Australian  2016-12-06 21:24:00

Donald Trump has suggested cancelling an order with Boeing for the new Air Force One after complaining about the price.

Smith gifts $1m to charity

The Australian  2016-12-06 13:00:00

Dick Smith will give $1mn to charity out of frustration with his plan to recreate a historic air race.

Airlines urged to ?play fare?

The Australian  2016-12-06 13:00:00

Consumer advocacy group Choice has called on the competition regulator to investigate the nation's airlines.

No refunds: airlines breach law

The Australian  2016-12-05 22:36:00

Consumer advocacy group Choice has strafed domestic airlines, accusing them of systematic breaches of consumer laws.

MH370 aid offer renewed

The Australian  2016-12-04 13:00:00

A physicist has renewed a proposal to try to find where MH370 went down using archival satellite imagery | WATCH

Open-seats deal with Beijing

The Australian  2016-12-04 13:00:00

An unlimited number of Australian and Chinese tourists will be able to travel between the two countries.

Air fees fight goes overseas

The Australian  2016-12-02 01:24:00

The ACCC will turn on international airlines after TigerAir, Jetstar axed preselection of booking extras.

?LMI 2933 has a total failure?

The Australian  2016-12-01 13:00:00

As tributes were held for Chapecoense victims, tapes emerged of the pilot reporting he was out of fuel.

Macho culture pushes pilots

The Australian  2016-12-01 13:00:00

Pressure to reach a destination, known as 'get-home-itis', can lead to flight planning that introduces risk.

Troubled rescue jets ready to fly

The Australian  2016-12-01 13:00:00

The long-delayed launch of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's $604m rescue jets is set to take-off this month.

 
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