Topic archives: flights

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

February 28, 2017 3

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

September 22, 2016 6

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

A potentially disastrous near-miss in Tamworth’s skies

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?

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

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

July 30, 2007

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