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The airline that could kill off Australia’s low-cost carriers

Ben Sandilands February 28, 2017 3 Comments

The airline Norwegian is shaking up the aviation industry, exploiting opportunities to do to established carriers what Qantas wanted to do years ago.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey September 22, 2016 6 Comments

Hanson's ABC gambit ... forgetful Tim Wilson ... marketing stunt unmasked ...

A potentially disastrous near-miss in Tamworth’s skies

Ben Sandilands July 5, 2010

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 and global warming: a change in the air?

Crikey September 21, 2007

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 no paradise for poor relations on Jetstar

Crikey August 21, 2007

Avalon Airport is not just dangerous because of the sporadic manning of the control tower, writes Ben Sandilands.

Qantas stories from readers

Crikey July 30, 2007

Crikey readers add to fed-up traveller Roger Fry's horror story.