Category Archives: Media

  • New Report Indicates Optimism in the Aviation Industry

    Media News29/06/2017 A new report published by a London-based international commercial law firm indicates significant positive sentiment in the aviation industry, with 90 percent of respondents reporting favourable market conditions. Norton Rose Fulbright's "Transport Survey 2017" finds that although feelings are generally optimistic,... READ MORE
  • Qatar Airways Banned from Most of Middle Eastern Airspace

    Media News14/06/2017 Qatar Airways faces its latest challenge as Middle Eastern states suspended its diplomatic ties with Qatar. A political stand-off has seen Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut relations with Qatar and as a consequence, its state-owned air... READ MORE
  • The consequences of Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Aviation Agreement

    Media News05/06/2017 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is not a good sign for reducing aviation emissions. The decision for the United States to leave the Paris Agreement... READ MORE
  • Bomb Threat Terrorises Passengers at Melbourne Airport

    Media News01/06/2017 Flight MH128 en route from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur was made to turn around after a bomb threat terrorised passengers on the plane. A man attempted to enter the cockpit after the aircraft, containing 337 passengers, took off from Tullamarine Airport. He... READ MORE
  • New App Shows Where You Can Fly Your Drone

    Media News25/05/2017 CASA has released a nifty new app that broadcasts a map showing where you can and cannot fly your drone. Entitled "Can I Fly There?", the app, developed by CASA and its partner, Drone Compiler, aims to answer the exact... READ MORE
  • 2017 Federal Budget a win for Badgerys Creek Airport

    Media News17/05/2017 Sydney is a 2017 Budget winner, as the Federal Government announces a $5.3 billion allocation for the Badgerys Creek Airport project in Western Sydney. Set for completion in 2026, Badgerys Creek will open up Sydney's west through a major airport spanning a site... READ MORE
  • Submissions close for Modernising Airspace Protection Consultation Paper

    Media News01/03/2017 Submissions from aviation stakeholders and the public yesterday closed for the Department of Infrastructure's Consultation Paper titled Modernising Airspace Protection. The proposed reforms come after an extended period of growth in major property markets that have encroached into airspace otherwise protected... READ MORE
  • Dr Charlie Teo to be the ambassador for Angel Drones Trials

    Media18/10/2016 The use of drones by the health care industry in Australia is one step closer to reality with the launch of the Angel Drones Trials by specialist remotely piloted aircraft system consulting company UAS International. Dr Charlie Teo has been... READ MORE
  • Drones, not human error, to blame for accidents

    Media26/08/2016 Researchers from RMIT in Melbourne have conducted a study into drone accidents, which has revealed interesting trends attributing accidents to the airworthiness of units rather than poor airmanship. The research found technical problems were the cause of 64 per cent... READ MORE
  • Lithium battery concerns re-emerge

    Media19/08/2016 An incident at Sydney Airport has again shone the light on the topic of lithium batteries and the safety concerns related to their carriage on aircraft. The incident occurred on board the aircraft while still on the ground, and saw... READ MORE
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