Rob Scott says Qantas boss Alan Joyce’s idea for a national border closure strategy is a good one.
Billionaire aviation enthusiast Tim Roberts is locked in another document discovery dispute with Bombardier as he mounts a $450 million legal attack against the Canadian manufacturer.
The Business Council of Australia wants certainty on a staged reopening of domestic and international borders in line with the number of people being vaccinated against COVID-19.
The chairman of Australia’s biggest gold miner has slammed some State Premiers, saying their level of co-operation on border restrictions during the COVID pandemic left much to be desired.
The temporary suspension on Boeing 737 MAX aircraft operating to and from Australia has been lifted by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.
Australia has joined the growing list of countries to approve operations of the Boeing 737 MAX after the Civil Aviation Safety Bureau lifted the ban on the aircraft.
Flight Centre has swung to a half-year net loss of $233.5 million on the back of “unprecedented” travel restrictions, but the company says its fortunes are slowly turning around.
Danielle Le Messurier
Qantas has laid out an ambitious plan to resume flights to most international destinations from late October.
A freeze on international travel and snap State border closures have combined to send Qantas into a $6.9 billion revenue tailspin — the worst downturn in a six-month period in its 100-year history.
Airports – remember those? Virgin Australia has launched a fancy new lounge. And even if you’re not flying anytime soon, you can take a look inside it here.
The head of Australia’s competition watchdog has outlined his priorities for 2021, which will include a strong focus on travel and the COVID-hit aviation industry.
WA employers say they will strongly encourage staff to get a COVID-19 vaccine in line with the Federal Government’s approach, rather than forcing staff to get the jab.
Meilin Chew & Kate Purnell
The regional carrier has accused Qantas of engaging in ‘aggressive predatory’ tactics just as it prepares to take on the Flying Kangaroo in the capital cities market.
United Airlines has grounded 24 Pratt and Whitney powered Boeing 777s pending an investigation into a dramatic incident which saw an engine catch fire and debris strewn across a Denver neighbourhood.
Air passengers are avoiding travel hubs and seeking non-stops flights in the COVID-19 world, according to new data from the Official Airline Guide.
The Middle East's busiest airport, Dubai International, suffered a slump in passenger numbers of 70 per cent last year due to the pandemic.
The outspoken boss of a national travel chain has called Victoria’s snap lockdown “sheer lunacy” and an “over-reaction”.
An airline in the US will buy up to 200 small electric air taxis to help customers in urban areas get to the airport.
Port Hedland International Airport staff are “sick to death” of dealing with drunk and abusive passengers threatening workers.
New Zealand's foreign affairs ministry is probing whether Air New Zealand has breached its obligations by signing a deal to fix Saudi Arabian military engines.
The airline launched the new initiatives at midnight with a one million seat airfare sale to 55 destinations.
Flight attendants and pilots are preparing for a second round of pay deal talks after voting down Virgin Australia’s ‘best offer”.
Qantas has inked a three-year deal with Alliance Airlines to provide additional capacity to meet an expected surge in domestic travel demand following the end of COVID border restrictions.
Australia suffered the world’s worst collapse in domestic air traffic last year as hard State borders and restrictions at the height of the pandemic brought travel to a virtual standstill.
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