Aviation

Boeing Q2 profit soars over 50%

by AAP
Aerospace group lifts FY outlook after new jetliner deliveries boost result.

Germany, Malaysia pressure Russia over MH17 site

Merkel, Najib say conditions at the crash site are still unacceptable.

Qantas eyes company split

Airline mulling a split of its domestic and international arms to encourage investment: report.

MH17 crash site still too unsafe to investigate: Holland

UK calls for EU to hold Russia to greater responsibility over the crash.

Ukraine offers to hand MH17 probe to Holland

Gesture aims to resolve intensifying stand-off over crash site, nearby military ops halted.

How eTravel is making border security a breeze

When it comes to our borders, you may think that ensuring either convenience or security compromises the other. But today’s technology can offer us the best of both worlds.

Russia faces criticism after MH17 crash

US intelligence blames plane crash on ground-to-air missile; Abbott hits back at Russian response.

Belgium calls for international plane crash inquiry

Foreign minister says European Union foreign ministers will discuss matter on Tuesday.

Russian response to MH17 crash 'unsatisfactory': PM

At least 28 Australians confirmed on flight MH17 as US agencies conclude surface-to-air missile shot down plane.

Drone-flyers back call for national regulation

The Australian Certified UAV Operators Association supports "Eyes in the Sky' report but concerned about the proposed deregulation of the sub 2kg category of RPAs.

Lifting foreign investment caps won’t unshackle Qantas

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Qantas is now open to foreign investment, and a potential associated restructure. But who would want to buy into the airline in its current state?

Hockey upbeat on Qantas

by AAP
Treasurer says govt acceptance of Labor plan will provide national carrier some stability.

Qantas to remain majority Australian-owned

Abbott govt forced to abandon plans for unlimited foreign ownership of the airline.

UK to build $40bn space tourism industry

UK Space Agency scouts for spaceport site.

Boeing eyes $5.2trn jetliner market over 20 years

Plane maker says seven billion passengers to travel by air in 2033.

Qantas, Virgin - no price drop from carbon tax repeal

Airlines says ticket prices won't fall despite Qantas removing surcharge ahead of Senate vote.

Etihad books 28% rise in H1 revenue

by AAP
Airline's passenger numbers rise 22 per cent in the first half,

Qantas unveils 167 job losses

by AAP
National carrier's cost-cutting plan to shed 5,000 positions claims engineering jobs.

Virgin's new directors focus on profit

Etihad's James Hogan says he and new Air NZ, Singapore directors will be monitoring capacity and pricing issues.

Virgin's boardroom could turn into a battlefield

The appointment of the chief executives of Air NZ, Etihad and Singapore Airlines to the Virgin board could enforce an uneasy truce between the big shareholders, but it could also create some very messy conflict.

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