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“We’re well within our rights”: Qantas declines talks with ACTU over controversial bonus scheme

by Huntley Mitchell

One thing’s for sure: Qantas CEO Alan Joyce and ACTU boss Sally McManus won’t be sending each other Christmas cards this year.

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Qantas to inspect Airbus A380s for “fine” wing cracks

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas will take a peek at the rear spars of its big-mumma jets after an international AD was issued over “fine” cracks being found in the wings.

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Virgin tweaks frequent flyer experience following billboard mockery of Qantas

by Christian Fleetwood

You can almost hear Qantas staff hurriedly putting together the airline’s own cheeky billboard upon receipt of this news.

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Qantas handed over ABC journalist’s flight info ahead of AFP raids

Qantas is back in the headlines once again, with the airline revealing it’s gotten itself involved in Australia’s biggest case of media freedom.

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Heavy fog causes chaos at Sydney Airport

by Ali Coulton

Personally, we used the fog as an excuse to extend our Saturday morning sleep-in. You can’t leave the house if you can hardly see your front gate!

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“Saddle class, anyone?”: are Aussie airlines considering stand-up plane seats?

by Ali Coulton

That’s right, folks. The standing plane seat is back and more terrifying than ever. We’ll be sleeping with the lights on for the next few nights, as this is the stuff of nightmares.

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“Fair point”: Qantas claps back at Virgin over “huge news” billboard

Pass the popcorn, because drama is unfolding between Australia’s two main carriers over a cheeky billboard.

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Agent wrap: MTA agents dine underwater, Star Wars mega-fam winner announced, AAT Kings incentive + MORE!

This week’s agent wrap is brought to you by six cups of tea and the pile of blankets we’re hiding under on this cold winter’s day.

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Virgin mocks Qantas with “Huge news” billboard

by Ali Coulton

Australia’s favourite rivalry is at it again as Virgin takes aim at Qantas’ “huge” frequent flyer overhaul with a very cheeky billboard.

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Aviation wrap: Qantas’ fresh plane order, Air Vanuatu’s new non-stop service, Western Sydney Airport update + MORE!

Felt a little in the dark lately about what’s been happening in the world of commercial aviation? This wrap should provide all the illumination you need.

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Aussie airline to reroute London flights following United States’ Iran ban

by Ali Coulton

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff have had to reroute their path to the kitchen after the office dog left a nasty surprise on the rug.

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Qantas sued over “sham” employee bonus scheme

by Huntley Mitchell

Qantas’ bonus scheme has been labelled a “sham”, much like the countless sick leave claims made recently by Travel Weekly’s editor.

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