Virgin Australia has announced millions of free Velocity points will be available over the next 24 hours in an attempt to get more customers to book flights.
The Federal Government’s decision follows international air carrier Emirates' move to suspend its flights to Australia's east coast, frustrating desperate ex-Pats.
Luke Costin and Andi Yu
Indonesian investigators have downloaded data from the flight recorder of a passenger jet that crashed into the Java Sea.
Divers have resumed a search for the remains of 62 victims and the cockpit voice recorder from a plane that plunged into the Java Sea.
Bernadette Christina Munthe and Agustinus Beo Da Costa
Bad weather has forced the temporary suspension of a search for the cockpit voice recorder of an Indonesian passenger jet that crashed in the Java Sea.
Boeing’s slow climb back to credibility in the flying public’s eyes after the 737 MAX tragedies has been dealt a major blow with the crash of yet another 737 on Saturday.
Geoffrey Thomas, Aviation Editor
One of the black boxes from an Indonesian passenger jet that crashed in the Java Sea off Jakarta has been recovered by navy divers.
No pre-existing faults or fuel issues have been identified in the early probing of a fatal NSW plane crash involving a financially-troubled flight school.
With little hope of finding survivors from the crash of an Indonesian jet into the sea, the focus will shift to recovering the bodies of the 62 people aboard.
Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Gayatri Suroyo
The crash of a Boeing 737 into the Java Sea, with 62 people feared dead, has again highlighted Indonesia's poor air safety record.
Jamie Freed and Stanley Widianto
The black boxes of an Indonesian passenger jet that went missing soon after taking off have been found near a group of islands off the Jakarta coast.
Fransiska Nangoy and Bernadette Christina Munthe
Indonesian search and rescue authorities are resuming a search for a passenger plane which plunged into the ocean minutes after taking off from Jakarta airport.
Cindy Wockner and Rick Goodman
This is what we know about the safety record of the plane and the airline involved in the Indonesian plane crash.
Qantas has been slammed for offering international flights for sale as early as July this year with health experts calling it a ‘pie in the sky’ idea that Australia's borders will be open by then.
Plane maker Boeing has agreed to pay more than $A3.2 billion to resolve a US investigation into two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX aircraft.
David Shepardson and Eric M. Johnson
New COVID outbreaks and lockdowns threaten more turbulence for the struggling airline industry in 2021.
Qantas is betting the roll-out of coronavirus vaccines across Australia could soon spell the end of global travel restrictions and has reopened bookings on its international network.
Data shows there were 40 accidents involving large commercial passenger planes, five of which were fatal, resulting in 299 fatalities in 2020.
The first coin struck in 2021 will commemorate the centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force.
Iran has allocated $US150,000 for each family of the 176 victims of a Ukrainian plane shot down in Iranian airspace in January.
TAKE A LOOK: Emirates has unveiled arguably the world’s most luxurious A380 super jumbo which showcases its new premium economy offering.
A Jandakot-based training school for future China Southern Airlines pilots has called in liquidators to wind up the company.
Investigators from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau are combing the scene of a crash involving an amateur-built light plane which came down south of Perth on Monday, killing the pilot.
A 54-year-old Qantas flight-attendant accused of exposing himself to a female co-worker mid-air could face up to seven years in prison.
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