Monthly Archives: June 2009

Episode 54: Qantas Cancels 15 787 Orders

Grant’s sound quality is finally improving so we can get stuck right into the news: Qantas cancels 15 787-8 orders and delays others to save money. Australian & International Pilots Association is upset that Qantas is retiring its own 767s, … Continue reading

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Episode 53: More A330 Issues for Jetstar

Grant continues to have sound issues and the weather is crappy but the boys keep it together long enough to get some stories out: ATSB determines that a dodgy circuit was responsible for an inflight shut down of a Jetstar … Continue reading

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Episode 52: Cockpit Window Fire

Despite some crappy sound quality on Grant’s end, the boys get some content out for you. Jetstar A330-200 from Japan to the Gold Coast has a cockpit window catch fire. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce confirms the merger with British Airways … Continue reading

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Episode 51: A Dark & Stormy Flight

As Courtney prepared to leave the Airplane Geeks, he noted that Australia holds the lead for providing non-USA news segments for the Airplane Geeks. Go us! :) Steve sends in his recording opening with the news that Qantas is feeling … Continue reading

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Episode 50: Alan Joyce wants airports to help reduce costs

Steve presents the AusDesk with a report in the Sydney Morning Herald that Alan Joyce (CEO of Qantas) says airports are not doing their part to help reduce costs & facilitate air travel in light of impacts from the global … Continue reading

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