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Virgin Australia’s inaugural Hobart-Adelaide service to touch down tomorrow

Virgin Australia’s inaugural Hobart-Adelaide service will touch down at Adelaide Airport tomorrow lunchtime with the traditional water cannon salute on arrival. Media are invited to film the landing at 12.10pm, followed by interviews with arriving passengers. A media conference and cake cutting with Minister for Trade and Investment, the Hon Stephen Patterson MP, and Adelaide…
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Adelaide Airport announces new Managing Director

October, 2021 Adelaide Airport Ltd (AAL) today announced the appointment of Brenton Cox as its new Managing Director. Mr Cox will take up the position from December 10, 2021. Chair Rob Chapman said Mr Cox, who has been AAL’s Executive General Manager Finance and Corporate since 2013, brought considerable experience and a strong understanding of…
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Next stage of Adelaide Airport terminal expansion taking shape

Adelaide Airport’s terminal expansion project is a step closer to completion with the opening of more new retail space in September and October along the central concourse. The newly refurbished Coopers Alehouse has started serving its first customers today, returning to its prominent central concourse position in front of gates 19-20. Leading news, books and…
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Chis Sperou on ABC News September 2021.

Octogenarian stunt pilot Chris Sperou defies the clock to continue making memories in the air Ceduna-born Chris Sperou, 82, is one of Australia’s most daring stunt pilots.( While most people in their 80s are enjoying a life at a milder pace, there are always the rare exceptions who buck that trend. Key points: ” Chris…
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EYRE TO THERE AVIATION BREAKS WORLD ENDURANCE RECORD FOR ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT

South Australian-based Eyre to There Aviation, in partnership with platinum sponsor AvPlan EFB, has achieved a world endurance record for an electric aircraft, breaking the previous mark set in Germany last year. Flying a Pipistrel Alpha Electro plane, Eyre to There Aviation Managing Director Barrie Rogers and his team arrived in Port Augusta late yesterday…
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WORLD ENDURANCE RECORD ATTEMPT FOR ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT

Adelaide-based Eyre to There Aviation in partnership with platinum sponsor AvPlan EFB will aim to break a world endurance record for an electric aircraft with a 7-day, 18-stop flight around South Australia, starting tomorrow. The record attempt, flying a Pipistrel Alpha Electro plane, will start at Parafield Airport at 7.00am on Saturday June 19 with…
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Aerotech’s Australian-first Black Hawk deployment a game changer in aerial firefighting

Friday June 4, 2021 In an Australian first, Adelaide based aviation company, Aerotech, has purchased two ex US Military Black Hawk helicopters for aerial firefighting operations in Australia. With preparations already well underway for the next bushfire season, the Black Hawks will be the first Australian owned and operated and the first to be on…
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