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Qantas to fully acquire Alliance Aviation

The rumours are that Alan Joyce crossed Alliance Aviation off his list titled “Someday it will all be mine” after the announcement was made.

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Trivago cops $44.7 million fine for misleading consumers

For us, the biggest betrayal here is being lied to by the nice lady in the brand’s iconic ads. It’s going to take a while for us to be able to trust again.

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Qantas, Flight Centre flag hefty airfare increase due to jet fuel price hike

As the eastern European conflict echoes throughout the world, Aussie airlines are expected to cop a flight price hike.

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ACCC voices concerns over “monopoly airports” blocking Sydney access for Bonza

Much to the disappointment of Travel Weekly staff, this news has nothing to do with the board game Monopoly, which is probably for the best considering our penchant for flipping over the board and storming off.

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Sydney Airport accepts record breaking $23.6 billion takeover

This news inspired us to reach out to some investors and try to convince them to spend $23.6 billion taking over Travel Weekly, however they are yet to reply.

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Rex Brisbane-Melbourne flights take off today, completing the ‘golden triangle’

The ‘golden triangle’ is much safer than the Bermuda triangle, but it lacks the fun, mysterious element and there aren’t as many conspiracy theories about it.

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ACCC wont oppose Sydney Aviation Alliance’s proposed $23.6 billion Sydney Airport acquisition

The consumer watchdog has given two thumbs up to the Aviation Alliance’s proposal, flagging the natural monopoly most Australian airports hold.

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The ACCC wants Trivago to be fined at least $90m for deceiving consumers

Australia’s consumer watchdog reckons Trivago’s crimes could, in theory, equate to hundreds of billions of dollars in fines, which makes $90 million look like a good deal to us.

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Sydney Airport receives another takeover bid

Will it be a case of third time lucky for the consortium of investors? Not if “Rocket” Rod Sims finds any glaring problems with the deal.

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ACCC blocks Qantas’ proposed tie-up with Japan Airlines

ACCC tsar Rod Sims had already given this proposal a tentative thumbs down back in May, so the final decision should hardly come as a surprise.

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Rex lawyers up to take on Qantas over “predatory and anti-competitive” behaviour

If you thought the rivalry between Qantas and Virgin was fierce, Rex is proving to the national carrier that it’s not to be taken lightly either.

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Qantas and Jetstar headquarters to stay put, but flying kangaroo’s JAL alliance in doubt

Qantas and Jetstar staff are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief after facing the prospect of having to move interstate and – god forbid – barrack for another footy team.

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