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An Australian rescue plane took off from New Zealand on Wednesday evening to carry out a daring rescue mission in Antarctica.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Government on Wednesday introduced legislation in Parliament to create tougher penalties for aviation-related crimes to enhance the safety aboard planes.
Australian airline Qantas on Monday resumed all its domestic and international flights after a court ordered an immediate end to all industrial action which left tens of thousands of people stranded.
Air Australia, a small airline serving eight destinations with four planes, on Friday entered voluntary receivership and halted all service.
The Boeing 787 Dream Tour plane must soon return to the Boeing test fleet, but not before one last leg of its worldwide roadshow takes it through Australia, New Zealand, Uzbekistan and Morocco in late May and early June.
A search-and-rescue operation continued Tuesday for a 1930s biplane carrying six people which went missing in a huge stretch of bushland.
All onboard a vintage 1930s biplane which went missing this week were confirmed dead Wednesday after the wreckage was found in a forest.