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Joyce and Scurrah reject government’s calls to be silent on social issues

by Christian Fleetwood

In a big “stuff you” to ScoMo, the bosses of Qantas and Virgin are refusing to be silent on social issues, including the environment.

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Qantas, Virgin bosses accuse airports of financially squeezing consumers, airlines dry

by Christian Fleetwood

The spat between airlines and airports over whose to blame for the high-price of domestic tickets continues. Pull up a seat and read what Qantas and Virgin have to say about it.

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Qantas boss tops list of Australia’s highest-paid CEOs

by Christian Fleetwood

Do you hate reading about industry CEOs with huge pay packets? Well, it might be best to skip this story.

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Aussie airports accuse airlines of squeezing capacity and arcing airfares

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas and Virgin Australia are among the airlines being called on to increase capacity and provide more competitive discount airfares for travellers.

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Fiji Airways CEO warns Qantas’ “aggressive” move into Fiji will damage local economy

by Ali Coulton

Qantas has introduced daily direct flights to Fiji over Christmas and New Years, on top of its recently expanded offering, and you can bet your bottom dollar Fiji Airways had something to say about it.

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Bird strike and mid-air phone fight cause Qantas flight groundings

Technology and wildlife have forced two Qantas flights to land prematurely. Get the lowdown here.

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Flights cancelled as Sydney Airport rocked by wild weather

by Christian Fleetwood

More than 20 outbound flights have been cancelled at Sydney Airport after windy weather affected operations.

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ACCC flags “significant concerns” with customer loyalty schemes

by Christian Fleetwood

Australia’s consumer watchdog has put customer loyalty schemes, including frequent flyer programs, on notice with a startling new report.

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Qantas introduces changes to premium international carry-on

Blessed enough to fly in premium class on your international jaunts? Now you’ve got another reason to jump for joy.

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BP swaps Velocity for Qantas loyalty program

by Ali Coulton

The announcement comes at a dismal time for Virgin, which just announced it will axe 750 jobs after reporting a seventh straight full-year loss.

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“Kangaroos don’t walk backwards, but Qantas just did”: Airline slammed over Sea World backflip

by Christian Fleetwood

Typically, a kangaroo doing a backflip would be pretty damn impressive. Not in this instance, however.

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Joyce says Qantas will cut capacity on Hong Kong flights due to ongoing protests

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas’ bookings to Hong Kong are down 10 per cent amid the ongoing pro-democracy protests, forcing the airline to cull capacity.

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