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Shot of capital for metal fatigue monitoring company

Perth-based, ASX-listed Structural Monitoring Systems (SMS), the only company in the world with commercially approved technology to detect metal fatigue on planes in real time, has raised $3.7 million.

Bauerfield Airport, Vanuatu (Pacific Institute of Public Policy)

Opinion: Flying into the abyss?

Pacific Institute of Public Policy chairman and founder Nikunj Soni takes a constructive look at the issues behind the degraded tarmac at Vanuatu's Bauerfield Airport that has caused airlines to cancel flights, crippling the country's economic mainstay, tourism.

Emirates tops, but airlines fare poorly in brand rankings

Emirates has been ranked the world’s most valuable airline brand in the 2016 Brand Finance Global 500 report for the fifth year in a row.

Editor's Insights

While study papers like one release this week by the Transport & Logistics Industry Skills Council are necessary to bring attention to the shortcomings and deficiencies in this sector I can't help but have niggling doubts that this might just end up another talkfest paper.

Observation Deck

I do like the new Qantas safety video. No doubt the inspiration for such an innovative safety tool has come from Air New Zealand’s long history of imaginative videos, but Qantas has taken it to another level.

Aviation workforce study reinforces need to get cracking

An Aviation Workforce Skills Study, circulated this week among industry participants, reiterates many of the issues that have been bubbling away in the aviation sector for some time, but with a renewed sense of urgency.

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Singapore Airlines to introduce Canberra service

Singapore Airlines confirmed today that it will start direct international flights between Singapore, Canberra and Wellington four times a week from September 21 on Boeing 777-200 aircraft.

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    Ready to get your hands on some of Australia's most sophisticated radar equipment?

    A local resident from Miranda, Leading Aircraftman Joseph Lum joined the Royal Australian Air Force in 2007 as an Air Surveillance Operator.

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    SSP builds profile at Sydney Airport

    SSP will operate three new outlets at Sydney's T2 terminal.

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      Flightpath noise trials fall short on expectations

      Airservices Australia will reinstate the former southern departures flightpath at Gold Coast Airport after a 12-month trial of a new flightpath failed to deliver the intended noise improvement for residents.

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