The airline Norwegian is shaking up the aviation industry, exploiting opportunities to do to established carriers what Qantas wanted to do years ago.
A Qantas 767 and Tiger A320 carrying a total of about 432 seats came within 3.8 nautical miles of each other while flying in opposite directions through controlled airspace over Tamworth last week. So why aren't authorities alarmed?
Aviation in its current form is unsustainable, but do remarks this week by Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull suggest that he's taking the problem more seriously?
Avalon Airport is not just dangerous because of the sporadic manning of the control tower, writes Ben Sandilands.