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Gold Coast Airport rises in the ranks

SKYTRAX latest rankings of the world’s best airports are released, and Australia’s tourism capital the Gold Coast has risen in the ranks. Ranked at 45, the Gold Coast Airport has jumped ten places up from last year, ranking higher than major international airports...

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The Airbus A380 is dead!

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about the death of the A380 but what does that mean? How does a relatively new model aircraft die? The A380 is widely popular among passengers, but last month Airbus announced that it would stop production of the mega-jet in 2021,...

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PODCAST: Microblogging in Aviation

PODCAST 1 Have you ever wondered what microblogging is? And how it links to aviation. Wonder no more with this in-depth 5 minute podcast.   Featured Image: Lisa Fotios on Pexels

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The Global Role of Aviation

Globalisation as we know it is primarily linked to aviation. Before our interconnected world of networks and the world wide web, if we wanted to communicate with others far away, we had to travel (Gascoigne, 2001). In 1903 the innovation of aircraft changed our world...

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What Happens to Unclaimed Luggage

Losing your luggage in transit is the worst. Especially, if you’re on the way to your dream holiday; because wearing the same clothes for two weeks isn’t anyone’s idea of paradise. There’s nothing lonelier than an airport when the luggage carousel is empty. I’d know I...

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The Flying Kangaroo hops above the rest

Australia is conquering distance. The flying Kangaroo has overcome challenges that have led to innovations allowing Australian’s to connect to the world. The Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services first graced the skies in 1920 with a fleet of two rickety...

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SYD-LND is coming .. and it may have a gym

Alan Joyce has today announced the “manufacturers have succeeded”. A year after the Qantas CEO challenged Airbus and Boeing to design a plane capable of flying direct from the East Coast to London the airline announced the history-making route should take to the skies...

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