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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
An airline in the US will buy up to 200 small electric air taxis to help customers in urban areas get to the airport.
The airline launched the new initiatives at midnight with a one million seat airfare sale to 55 destinations.
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.
Serious concerns have been raised about the efficacy of some coronavirus vaccines — including one Australia is to manufacture — to the new South African strain of COVID-19.
Despite losing $US11.9 billion ($15.5b) last year in its worst year ever, Boeing is moving ahead on its next design, a mid-range plane nicknamed the 797.
Boeing has taken multiple blows as COVID ravages air travel demand.
As air traffic across the globe nosedives thanks to lockdowns aimed at containing new variants of the coronavirus, new figures show a strong recovery in China and the US.
Virgin Australia has announced millions of free Velocity points will be available over the next 24 hours in an attempt to get more customers to book flights.
Virgin Australia has lured a number of high-profile executives to form its new look senior leadership team, as the airline embarks on a fresh chapter under former Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka.
Boeing’s slow climb back to credibility in the flying public’s eyes after the 737 MAX tragedies has been dealt a major blow with the crash of yet another 737 on Saturday.
Geoffrey Thomas, Aviation Editor
Budget airline Jetstar has delayed the start of its long-awaited Busselton to Melbourne service by four months but says it remains ‘committed’ to the route.
An Indonesian airliner is missing and is believed to have crashed shortly after take-off from Jakarta’s international airport.
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Qantas has been slammed for offering international flights for sale as early as July this year with health experts calling it a ‘pie in the sky’ idea that Australia's borders will be open by then.
New COVID outbreaks and lockdowns threaten more turbulence for the struggling airline industry in 2021.
Qantas is betting the roll-out of coronavirus vaccines across Australia could soon spell the end of global travel restrictions and has reopened bookings on its international network.
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