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Civil Aviation Safety Authority - Home

Civil Aviation Safety Authority - Home | Aviation | Scoop.it
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Always a good start to check out what CASA are doing!!!!!!

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Badgerys Creek gets ready for take-off @ Travel Weekly

Badgerys Creek gets ready for take-off @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
After more than four decades of turbulence the federal government is about to clear the way for a second Sydney airport
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Will we finally get our 2nd airport for Sydney???

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Travellers want child-free zones on planes @ Travel Weekly

Travellers want child-free zones on planes @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Kids, body odour and drunkenness have emerged as the top peeves of air passengers in a new survey.
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What do you think??? Have you ever had this thought on a plane when you've been sitting next to someone????

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US teen survives flight in aircraft wheel well @ Travel Weekly

US teen survives flight in aircraft wheel well @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
A US teenager is lucky to be alive after surviving a bone-chilling, low oxygen flight from California to Hawaii in a jet's wheel well, authorities say.
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How did security miss this one!!!

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Thai Airways trials plastic cutlery @ Travel Weekly

Thai Airways trials plastic cutlery @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Thai Airways International is mulling a switch to plastic cutlery following a mid-flight brawl in which one passenger sustained knife and fork injuries.
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What do you think, can you eat airline food with plastic cutlery???

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Punctuality on rise for domestic flights @ Travel Weekly

Punctuality on rise for domestic flights @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
It was a good month for airline punctuality last month with departures and arrivals showing significant improvement on the long term average
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On time performance is an important customer
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Virgin ditches domestic, trans-Tasman commissions @ Travel Weekly

Virgin ditches domestic, trans-Tasman commissions @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
The airline will move to a 0% commission structure for Australian domestic and trans-Tasman air ticket sales from May 1, but only for trade partners with no commercial sales agreement in place.
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What does this mean for travel agents, will they continue to sell Virgin on these legs????

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Regional Express calls for government help @ Travel Weekly

Regional Express calls for government help @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
The regional aviation sector needs government help to save it from collapse, says Rex as its profits fell 60% on the same period last year.
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British Airways commits to Australia

British Airways commits to Australia | Aviation | Scoop.it
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Virgin bows out but British Airways says they will stay, what does this mean for Australian travellers to Europe?

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Badgerys Creek railway mapped out as Tony Abbott promises airport decision

Badgerys Creek railway mapped out as Tony Abbott promises airport decision | Aviation | Scoop.it
The state government has started to map out plans to extend Sydney's train system to a potential second airport site at Badgerys Creek in anticipation of a decision to approve the site.
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Good news that we will have a decision this year regarding Sydney's 2nd airport. Watch this to see what Prime Minister Tony Abbott has to say.

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Asia Pacific needs 13,000 new planes @ Travel Weekly

Asia Pacific needs 13,000 new planes @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Asia Pacific will require almost 13,000 new planes over the next 20 years to keep up with demand, according to aircraft manufacturer Boeing.
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Looking ahead

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Robbie Williams likes Qantas pyjamas @ Travel Weekly

Robbie Williams likes Qantas pyjamas @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Qantas has a big fan of its courtesy pyjamas in the form of rock star Robbie Williams
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Oh, I thought at least we could have a selfie in the PJs???

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Cathay Pacific uniform 'too revealing' @ Travel Weekly

Cathay Pacific uniform 'too revealing' @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Cathay Pacific flight attendants want the Hong Kong airline to redesign their uniforms because they are too revealing, a union says.
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Qantas to fly A380 to Dallas Fort Worth @ Travel Weekly

Qantas to fly A380 to Dallas Fort Worth @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
The deployment of an Airbus A380 between Sydney and Dallas Fort Worth from September will see Qantas boost weekly capacity on the route by more than 10%.
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Great news for those who want to travel to the east coast of USA!!!

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Bali hijack scare puts airline procedures under scrutiny @ Travel Weekly

Bali hijack scare puts airline procedures under scrutiny @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Virgin Australia has stood by its handling of a situation involving a disruptive passenger aboard a flight to Bali on Friday which sparked a hijack scare.
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Pilots' mental health a concern @ Travel Weekly

Pilots' mental health a concern @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Airlines have employed a number of tactics to ensure dangerous people are kept out of the cockpit. But what if the pilot is the problem?
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In light of the recent events surrounding the Malaysian Airlines Flight, onboard security... just how safe are we???

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Qantas in the fight of its life @ Travel Weekly

Qantas in the fight of its life @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Drastic restructuring measures have been outlined in the quest to return to profitability, but the path forward remains unclear. Richie Kenzie speaks to CAPA in the search for answers.
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News in Brief: Monday March 10 @ Travel Weekly

News in Brief: Monday March 10 @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Qantas adds domestic routes, New TNZ trade website, Tourism Aus mission, Expedia TAAP turns 4, E Africa joint visa, Hong Kong offer, Britain & Europe discounts, Helen Wong incentive, Driveaway sale.
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Qantas will cut jobs despite govt help @ Travel Weekly

Qantas will cut jobs despite govt help @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Qantas will announce massive job cuts on Thursday, possibly in the thousands, despite federal government assistance looking increasingly likely.
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More on Qantas and their financial troubles.

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The new way for flight safety demonstrations????

The new way for flight safety demonstrations???? | Aviation | Scoop.it
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Is this the best way to get passengers attention for flight safety. Scroll down to view the new Air New Zealand video to see why some think it's not appropriate.

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Emirates rejects concern over Qantas plight

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Some interesting reading

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Branson turns up heat over Qantas funding @ Travel Weekly

Branson turns up heat over Qantas funding @ Travel Weekly | Aviation | Scoop.it
Sir Richard Branson's anti-Qantas crusade has gone into overdrive with the publication of full page adverts warning the Government against funding the airline
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Is it fair that the Government funds QF, what do you think?

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Aviation industry

Aviation industry | Aviation | Scoop.it
The outlook for the aviation industry is perilous, with many regional carriers not far away from suffering the same fate as Brindabella and Aeropelican, according to Regional Express
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Interesting article about the future of regional airlines

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Matt Ibell's curator insight, August 2, 2015 6:48 PM

Hopefully this does not occur within the next five years as I would love to be able to continue a career within aviation. As the aviation industry is one that operates on razor thin margins there will always be a requirement to cut as many costs as possible, however the concept of safety will continue to need to be inherent within anything that we do.