Lufthansa is one of the biggest brands created by Germany, and one of the biggest and most successful airlines in the world. Like all other airlines in the industry, it’s struggling to survive amidst the global health crisis that caused the demand for air travel to plunge drastically.
The global airline industry will need around 804,000 new civil aviation pilots in commercial and business aviation and for civil helicopters over the next 20 years.
As China begins to criticize international travel and tourism action in response to the coronavirus outbreak, one airline founder advises airlines to consider their long-term goals in China and not completely cut all flights to the country.
Is aviation training keeping up and delivering training outcomes that align with new simulation technology and learning methods? In Australia, many companies and learning institutions such as Boeing Training, airlines, general aviation flight schools, universities, and the Australian military are embracing the new sim technology and the training methodology that goes with it.
After a near 20-year career with Qantas, Boeing 747-400 VH-OJU will have a second life flying as a Rolls-Royce test aircraft.
A key milestone was achieved at the Boeing Everett factory in Washington in November when engineers completed assembly of the major fuselage sections of the first flight-test B777X, the manufacturer’s latest long-haul, twin-aisle jet.
When an innovative New Zealand company develops a cutting-edge aerial camera system a stone’s throw from an airport where a…
THE DITCHING OF AUSTRALIAN AVIATION GOVERNANCE PART 2 When was the last time you did something that, in hindsight, you…
To mark the first of three Project Sunrise nonstop research flights from New York to Sydney, this story from the Australian Aviation archives comes from May 2018, when Gerard Frawley wrote about the experience of being on Qantas’s inaugural Perth-London Heathrow nonstop service.
In the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation, Chris Douglas asks if Australia’s police helicopter fleets are adequate to respond to a terrorist act.
This story featuring Dave Unwin’s airtest of the Piper PA-28 Cherokee Archer LX first appeared in the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
This story from the Australian Aviation archives is from November 2011 when Geoffrey Thomas wrote about the first Boeing 787 delivery to All Nippon Airways.
This story by Owen Zupp from the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the role and purpose of the flight simulator in pilot training.
A conversation with Sergeant Rob Whittle, who is in command of the Queensland Police’s fleet of remotely piloted aircraft, known as PolAir.
Fundamentally, much of Boeing never really wanted to build the 737 MAX, and spent the latter half of the previous decade deciding that what it really wanted to do was build the FSA, the replacement for its nearly 50-year-old 737 programme.
Dawn of the silent, clean, ion machine. Who knew that we’d be looking for the same qualities in both aircraft and roommates?
There was a time when being first into the market with the latest jet from Boeing or Airbus was a winning formula for progressive airlines. Over the past few years, however, being a prime mover has become a risky and highly costly business as repeated operational glitches plague some of the newest models.
Think about the reason you’re reading this article. I suspect, like myself, your passion for all things aviation began at…
This story by Marena Janse van Rensburg charts the building of a BushCat light sport aircraft in seven days by 25 students in late September 2019.
Bankstown Airport supports some 166 businesses, injecting almost $1bn to the state economy annually, making it a major contributor to the financial health of NSW, as well as a vital player in the provision of state-wide human services.