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Australia's Regionals seek greater airport access.(Regional News)(Brief Article)

A group of Regional airline operators in Australia is asking for help from the federal government to ensure access to major airports. John Sharp, chairman of the group, called for an aviation ombudsman to protect regional air service and for tighter controls over airports. According to published reports, Sharp, a former federal transport minister, said the Regional airlines are seeking landing rights as well as access to "the facilities you need in order to properly carry out your business. …

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