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The Australian | Aviation

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Published: Sun, 02 Nov 2008 16:12:26 +1100

Last Build Date: Sun, 02 Nov 2008 16:12:26 +1100

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Qantas takeover near miss a blessing

Fri, 31 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

THE collapse of last year's $11bn takeover offer for Qantas was a near miss for the national airline, which today would be struggling.

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Final take-off at Hitler's favourite

Fri, 31 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

A LOUDSPEAKER spluttered briefly with a routine announcement that echoed across the high-vaulted departure lounge. Then Tempelhof, Adolf Hitler's favourite airport, fell silent. It was the last call for one of Germany's cultural icons.

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Safety rules in Rudd's policy

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

STRATEGIES to improve safety will be at the heart of the Rudd Government's national aviation policy when it is revealed next year.

More 787 delays

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

BOEING'S hot-selling 787 may be an additional six months late.

Look on the bright side: ICAO

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

THE global aviation industry will recover from the current economic and fuel woes.

Qantas blast tests

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

INVESTIGATORShave found oxygen cylinders from the same manufacturing batch as the one that exploded on a Qantas Boeing 747 near Manila.

Gulf carriers challenge airlines

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

RECENT air passenger traffic figures predictably reflect the sharp downturn in global economies.

Rises in air travel costs

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

THE economic crisis has produced a flood of sales from retailers desperate to sell their wares.

Airlines often good Samaritans

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

IT was a case of what goes around, comes around when a Qantas Boeing 747 with a faulty weather radar was led home by an Air New Zealand 777 this week.

Iceland's Sterling airline collapses

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 19:50:00 GMT

THOUSANDS of travellers have been left stranded across Europe after the collapse of an Icelandic budget airline.

Virgin seeks deal with Lufthansa

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 19:38:00 GMT

RICHARD Branson's Virgin Atlantic has proposed combining its operations with bmi, the British airline bought by Lufthansa.

Qantas bookings hit

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT

FALLING consumer confidence and exchange rate fluctuations are hitting Qantas forward bookings, the airline says.