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Is Qantas Really the Safest Airline?

Posted August 13, 2014 by Patrick Smith

Qantas history is scarred by at least seven fatal incidents prior to 1951, and the carrier has been perfect ever since. Its record is an outstanding one.

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Pan Am's Dixie Clipper (NC18605) carried President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Casablanca. (Photo by Pan Am)
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January 14th in Aviation History: FDR Becomes First President To Fly

Posted January 14, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt boards a plane for Morocco, a fire on the deck of carrier USS Enterprise kills 27 sailors, and more…

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The number 2 engine of VH-OQA, which sustained an uncontained failure
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Australian Transport Safety Bureau Releases Final Qantas Flight 32 Report

Posted June 27, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau on Thursday released their final report into the Qantas A380 uncontained engine failure over Indonesia on November 4, 2010. The 305 page report gives a full account of the major incident, with images from inside the aircraft still in-flight, as well as a very detailed analysis of the cause. With […]

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Qantas Boeing 747-400. (Photo by Phil Derner, Jr.)
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Qantas Cancels One Boeing 787 Dreamliner, But Keeps 14 On Order

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Australia’s Qantas on Friday announced it was cutting its order for Boeing 787 jets by one.

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Emirates and Qantas A380 tails. (Photo by AFP)
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Qantas-Emirates Alliance Given Green Light By Australia

Posted January 17, 2013 by AFP

Australia’s competition watchdog on Thursday gave Qantas and Emirates Airlines permission to launch their global alliance.

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Qantas Boxing Kangaroo Boeing 747-400. (Photo by Jason Rabinowitz)
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Qantas Fined $100,000 For Breaking Fee Disclosure Rules

Posted October 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Qantas has been fined $100,000 by the US Department of Transportation for inadequately disclosing checked baggage fees on its website.

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The 787 Dream Tour visited the Singapore Air Show in February 2012. (Photo by Maxene Huiyu, CC BY-NC-ND)
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Boeing 787 Dream Tour Wraps Up With Stops in Australia, New Zealand, Uzbekistan and Morocco

Posted May 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

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.

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Two Midwest Airlines Boeing 717s, N902ME and sister ship N904ME, taxiing to their gates at LaGuardia Airport. (Photo by Ron Peel)
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Pan Am Orders 25 Boeing 747s, Apollo 13 Suffers ‘A Problem’: April 13th in Aviation History

Posted April 13, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

“Houston, we have a problem.” Also, Republic Airways says it will dump the Midwest brand in favor of Frontier, Apollo an AeroUnion Airbus A300 crashes in Mexico, the Bremen makes the first westbound transatlantic crossing, and more…

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Photo of the Day: Airbus A380 demonstrator plane visits Sao Paulo. (Photo by Ediney Ribeiro)
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Final Call: JFK’s Den of Thieves Steal 200 Times a Day

Posted March 28, 2012 by NYCA Admin

New report reveals JFK workers are committing 200 thefts daily, the KC-46 tanker is already running late, Ameican CEO Tom Horton sits down for an AP interview, and more…

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The Virgin Atlantic Airways GlobalFlyer flown by Steve Fossett on his round-the-world flight approaches NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility for a landing prior to a flight distance record attempt
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March 3rd in Aviation History: Steve Fossett Completes First Nonstop Round-the-World Flight

Posted March 3, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world without refueling, the crashes of United Flight 585, Turkish Flight 981, Mohawk Flight 405 and a Canadian Pacific Airlines Comet. Qantas flies to Tokyo, NACA is born and more.

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