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RAAA Welcomes CASA Board Appointments and comments on Government Response to ASRR

The RAAA warmly welcomes the appointment of the three new CASA Board members, Ms Anita Taylor, Mr Ian Smith and Capt Murray Warfield. Along with the Deputy Chair, Mr Jeff Boyd. Minister Truss is to be congratulated for appointing individuals with strong aviation and management experience. This move heralds a new and hopefully positive era [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:38+00:00December 5th, 2014|

RAAA Announces 2014 Scholarship Winners

The RAAA is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 RAAA Scholarships. This year the RAAA was honoured to have 4 organisations sponsor scholarships through the RAAA; Ansett Aviation Training, Hawker Pacific, Jeppesen, and Michelin Australia. Download Submission (pdf)

By |2017-01-27T12:06:38+00:00September 16th, 2014|

RAAA Scholarships Closing Soon

The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) would like to remind people that the application closing date for the 2014 pilot and engineering scholarships is quickly approaching. To be eligible for these prestigious awards scholarship applications must be received at the RAAA office by close of business 31 July 2014. Download Submission (pdf) [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:38+00:00July 11th, 2014|

RAAA calls for a fairer deal for regional operators

The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) today called for a better deal for regional operators with regard to taxes on aviation fuel. Over $300m is raised annually from levies on aviation fuel for domestic flights in Australia with around two thirds being for the carbon tax and one third funding for CASA. All international [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:38+00:00July 7th, 2014|

RAAA Launches 2014 Scholarships

The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) is calling for applications for its 2014 pilot and engineering scholarships. The RAAA is proud to join with member organisations to be able to assist tomorrow's pilots and engineers. The RAAA sincerely thanks Ansett Aviation Training, Hawker Pacific/Australian Avionics, Jeppesen Australia and Michelin for their ongoing support and [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:38+00:00April 29th, 2014|

RAAA calls on the Government to ensure fair competition for regional aviation

The Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) today expressed strong support for Prime Minister Tony Abbott's move to repeal the 1992 Qantas Sale Act. It feels that Qantas was unfairly restricted by the Sale Act which it perceives to be an historical anachronism needing to be removed in order to keep competition on an even [...]

By |2017-01-27T12:06:38+00:00February 19th, 2014|