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Qantas under investigation following cleaner’s suspension

Following news that ASIC would investigate Qantas, SafeWork NSW has launched a probe into the suspension of an aircraft cleaner who was employed by the national carrier.

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ASIC to investigate Virgin-Qantas stoush, as airlines jostle for billion-dollar bailouts

by Huntley Mitchell

Have you been eagerly awaiting an update on the tit-for-tat between Qantas and Virgin? Well, enjoy this drama-filled explainer in all its spiciness.

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Baggage handlers test positive for COVID-19 at Adelaide Airport

by Christian Fleetwood

Anyone who travelled through the airport over the past few days has been advised to wipe their luggage.

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NO JOKE: Virgin Australia flips April Fool’s with huge toilet paper donation

The April Fool’s Day icon has forgone its usual trickery to turn this year’s prank into a reality.

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Aviation Wrap: Air NZ to shed thousands of jobs, record-breaking repatriation flight to Sydney + MORE

There’s plenty of important updates in this week’s Aviation Wrap, and a dash of feel-good news to boot.

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Qatar Airways helps stranded Aussie travellers with new services

by Christian Fleetwood

Qatar Airways is adding an extra 48,000 seats to the Australian market to help stranded travellers get home.

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WATCH: Virgin, Jetstar and Rex staff do the Nutbush while on the job

by Huntley Mitchell

Employees of three different airlines have teamed up to prove you can still have fun while practising social distancing.

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Australia’s regional carriers thrown $300 million lifeline

by Christian Fleetwood

The new funding has arrived just in the nick of time for Rex, which had prepared to ground its entire network and stand down 90 per cent of its workforce.

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Airlines could take $409 billion hit from coronavirus pandemic: IATA

by Christian Fleetwood

According to the association, airlines will require $324 billion in support from governments “simply to make it through” the coronavirus crisis.

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Airline to pay customers up to $14,000 if they catch COVID-19 during flight

One airline is so confident its passengers will have a coronavirus-free flight that it is offering a very bold promotion.

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ACCC allows Rex to coordinate flights with Qantas and Virgin

The move is welcome news for the regional carrier, which announced last week it will shut down all passenger services across the country, except for Queensland.

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WATCH: Virgin flight attendant’s emotional farewell

A Virgin Australia flight attendant has made a tear-jerker of an announcement while landing in Dunedin. We’re not crying – you are!

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