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About Michael Doran
Journalist - A professional aviation journalist writing across the industry spectrum. Michael uses his MBA and corporate business experience to go behind the obvious in search of the real story. A strong network of senior aviation contacts mixed with a boyhood passion for airplanes helps him share engaging content with fellow devotees. Based in Melbourne, Australia.
Today AAPA Director General Subhas Menon spoke exclusively with Simple Flying on the pace of recovery for airlines in Asia-Pacific.
National Jet Express is adding a second aircraft to its Queensland network with the arrival of another De Havilland Dash 8-400NG.
AirAsia X is following a disciplined recovery plan by adding aircraft and capacity on routes that have already been successful in the past.
For all those who ignore airport public address announcements, here is something to think about.
Virgin Australia has launched its new baggage tracking tool, hoping to restore passenger confidence in checked bags.
Auckland Airport is soon to reach full COVID recovery but it seems years of turbulence will surround the multi-billion dollar upgrades.
Virgin Australia frequent flyers have a new way to spend and earn Velocity points and take a luxury holiday at the same time.
Cathay Pacific has taken swift action to turn around a bad situation and is now hiring cabin crew directly from Mainland China.
Batik Air has launched a new route between Auckland and Perth which is connected to its Perth - Kuala Lumpur service.
The HARS Museum in New South Wales is paying tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the end of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War.
After losing A$7 billion in three years Qantas has clawed back a third of that in the twelve months ended June 30th, 2023.
With a solid profit under his belt Air New Zealand CEO Greg Foran thanked customers for their loyalty while the airline emerged from COVID.
Speculation around fleet renewal at Qantas ended today when the airline announced it has ordered Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 widebodies.
The decision to block Qatar Airways from adding more flights to Australia has created a media storm in Australia.
Rex Group and Enterprise Aviation Group are collaborating on the upcoming Antarctic tender to provide aerial services to Australia.
Cathay Pacific is introducing new tasty plant-based meals for economy and premium economy passengers to improve wellness and sustainability.
With more 787 Dreamliners and A380s coming back into service Qantas is ramping up capacity on some of its most popular routes.
While some airlines are doing better than others Australian aviation needs to lift its game in terms of reliability and on-time performance