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Qantas to operate a one-off direct flight between Australia and France

On 13 December 2020, Australian airline Qantas will operate a one-off direct flight between Sydney and Paris Charles de Gaulle with a stopover in...

“Gross violation of their rights”: Australian women invasively strip-searched at Doha Airport, Qatar after newborn was found

On Friday 2 October, Qatar Airways flight QR908 was due to leave Doha Airport, Qatar destination Sydney, Australia, but was delayed for four hours...

KLM launches airlift to pick up 2000 stranded travellers from Australia

From 2 April night, KLM will start with an airlift from Schiphol to Australia, which will bring home almost 2000 Dutch travellers in the...

[Coronavirus] Austrian Airlines operates longest flight ever to repatriate fellow countrymen

On Sunday 29 March, an Austrian Airlines Boeing 777 (OE-LPD) departed from Vienna, Austria destination Sydney, Australia. The triple-7 will fly the 16,000 km...

Qantas retires the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

Qantas last ever 747 flight landed in Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport on Sunday 29 March 2020, with the fleet being retired immediately, instead of...

Qantas Airbus A330 returns to Sydney, Australia after cabin fills with smoke and fumes

On 15 December, a Qantas Airbus A330 (VH-EBC) operated domestic flight QF575 between Sydney and Perth, Australia. The aircraft safely departed Sydney Airport, but...

Qantas operates second ultra long-haul research flight, this time between London Heathrow and Sydney, Australia

This morning, a Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (VH-ZNJ) departed London Heathrow, United Kingdom for a 17,750km journey (over 19 and a half hours) towards...

Qantas De Havilland Dash 8-400 returns to Canberra, Australia after tire issue

On 11 September, a De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (VH-QOI) operated domestic flight QF1420 between Canberra and Sydney, Australia. During take-off, part of the...

Air India captain suspended for allegedly shoplifting a wallet in Sydney

An Air India captain has been suspended by his airline as he allegedly shoplifted a wallet from a duty free shop at Sydney Airport...

Qantas brings Dreamliner to San Francisco and farewell the Queen of the Skies

Qantas has announced Sydney-San Francisco as the next route for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Qantas brings Dreamliner to San Francisco and farewell the Queen...

Virgin Atlantic Cargo forecasts high demand for new Sydney – Hong Kong services

With expectations of booming e-commerce volumes from China coupled with strong demand for northbound cargo capacity, Virgin Atlantic Cargo anticipates the new Virgin Australia...

Radar blackout caused chaos at Sydney, Australia

There was major chaos this morning after a complete radar failure at Australia’s busiest airport. Air Traffic Controllers had to land planes manually, severely...

Terrorist plot to bring down Australian airline foiled

Last night there has been a major Joint Counter-Terrorism operation in Australia to disrupt a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane, Australian Minister...

Qantas announces seasonal flights to Osaka

Qantas will launch new direct seasonal flights between Sydney and Osaka’s Kansai International Airport in response to the boom in travel between Australia and...

Regional Express Saab 340 lost propellor in flight and then made a safe landing at Sydney Airport

This morning a Regional Express (REX) Saab 340 operating flight ZL768 (VH-NRX) from Albury to Sydney with 16 passengers and 3 crew lost a propeller...

Sydney Airport welcomes Antonov An-124 Ruslan “Volga-Dnepr”

Sydney Airport today welcomed an Antonov An-124 Ruslan, the airport proudly tweeted these images on Twitter. Impressive!   Movie on Sydney Airport Facebook

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