Archive for the 'News' Category

AirAsia engine malfunction prompts expert warning on booking budget air travel

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

An aviation expert is urging Australians to think twice before flying with budget airlines after an AirAsia X flight bound for Malaysia was forced to return to Perth due to an engine failure.

Key points:

Strategic Aviation Solutions chairman Neil Hansford says travellers must ask “is my life worth $200?”

Hansford criticises AirAsia pilot for asking passengers to pray

AirAsia X still investigating incident on flight bound for Malaysia that had to turn around

Fish market gets fresh site, $250m design

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Sydney’s fish market will shift to the head of Blackwattle Bay with one of Europe’s leading architectural firms appointed to design the new facility while developers jostle for the existing site that is being primed for apartment ­towers.

The property, which began operating as a fish market in 1945, has had a colourful history, but appears set to be dominated by high-rise towers despite the city’s faltering apartment boom.

World’s Most Improved Airlines

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

1 Saudi Arabian Airlines
2 Iberia
3 Hainan Airlines
4 Ryanair
5 Ethiopian Airlines