Qantas 737-800. By Rob Finlayson Fair Work Australia (FWA) has upheld Qantas’ (QF) position that pre-flight safety checks on Airbus A330 and Boeing 737-800 aircraft are no longer required on every flight. The Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Assn. (ALAEA), which disagrees with the ruling, had told its members to continue to perform the maintenance tasks after the mandate took effect June 14. However, after QF filed an application with FWA objecting to ...

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