VH-PBS Preserved outside the Australian Airline Pilot Academy, Wagga Wagga. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mark Evans)

Wagga Wagga: Home to Regional Express and the Royal Australian Air Force

Wagga Wagga may be a small regional city in New South Wales, Australia, but it has a much bigger role to play in Australian aviation. The airport itself is only ranked 33rd busiest in Australia with just over 200,000 passengers, according to 2018-2019 statistics. However, the airfield is home to a flying training school and aircraft maintenance school which sees several hundred trainees pass through the airport each year. The airfield was developed by the Royal Australian Air Force (…

Silver Airways Announces Fleet Renewal Effort and Leadership Change

On Tuesday, Fort Lauderdale-based Silver Airways announced a major order for new aircraft and a changeup in leadership. The order will see a new aircraft type enter the fleet that will help to replace the airline's fleet of aging Saab 340s. Along with the new order, Silver will partner with…