Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Bureau has found nothing amiss at Qantas, insiders say, although it is defending itself from charges that it is too close to the national airline. CASA has six inspectors performing a special audit on QF (ATWOnline, Aug. 5) and ATWOnline understands there is "no smoking gun" at the airline. The report will be completed this week. QF's safety record came under intense scrutiny after a decompression explosion forced the diversion of a 747-400 to Manila late ...

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