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Virgin Australia Adds Four Boeing 737 MAX

The Virgin Australia Group (VA) will add four new Boeing 737-8 aircraft to its fleet as part of a fleet renewal initiative.

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Today in Aviation: Ansett Australia Ceases Operations

Today in Aviation, Ansett Australia (AN), a major Australian airline group, ceased operations in 2002 after 65 years of service.

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Today in Aviation: First Official New Zealand-Australia Airmail Flight

Today in Aviation, the first official airmail flight took place between New Zealand and Australia in 1934. Pilot Charles Ulm was in charge of the flight.

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Today in Aviation: Ansett Australia Ceases Operations

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Ansett Australia (AN) ceased operations in 2001. The iconic airline, which could trace its history back to 1935, had been struggling financially since the early 1990s. Prior to Australian deregulation in 1990, aviation in the county was heavily regulated. Just two carriers – Ansett and Qantas (QF) had the rights […]

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