The latest industry news for the aviation and aerospace sectors.
02 Oct 2014
The new Darwin Qantas Club lounge is more than double the size of the previous lounge and is able to provide seating for more than 350 customers.
The first Lockheed Martin F-35A Joint Strike Fighter for Australia made its first flight from the manufacturer’s facility in Fort Worth, Texas on September 29.
01 Oct 2014
Airbus announced on September 30 that its A350-900 wide-body twin has achieved European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) type certification.
Qantas launched its inaugural A380 service to Dallas/Fort Worth on September 29, in conjunction with a revised scheduled, which the airline says will increase available on the route by more than ten per cent.
The first flight of the Airbus A320neo occurred on September 25, with a successful two and a half hour flight from the manufacturer's facility in Toulouse.
Airbus released global market forecast figures on September 24 which predicts a need for around 31,400 new passenger and cargo aircraft by 2033.
30 Sep 2014
UK-based AIM Aviation announced on September 22 that it had acquired Altitude Aerospace Interiors from Air New Zealand.
26 Sep 2014
Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines will allow members of their loyalty programmes to convert miles and points in an arrangement announced on September 24.
24 Sep 2014
The BITRE released its airline on-time performance statistics for the August 2014 period on September 19.
23 Sep 2014
Virgin Australia announced on September 16 the first 'premium exit' from its Australian domestic lounge network.
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