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REVEALED: The final two bidders for Virgin Australia

by Huntley Mitchell

Virgin Australia’s administrators have made a decision on which two bidders have made it through to the third and final round.

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New airline set to take off in June

Yes, you read correctly. A new airline is set to launch its first flight next month amid the most hostile commercial aviation environment in the industry’s history.

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LATAM Airlines files for bankruptcy protection

Latin America’s largest airline has become the aviation industry’s latest victim of the coronavirus-induced travel halt.

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Fiji Airways saved by government after terminating more than half of its staff

by Huntley Mitchell

Fiji Airways has been handed a lifeline by the country’s government, after being forced to take some “painful” measures to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

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STUDY: Qantas among Australia’s most-trusted brands during lockdown

Despite its wings being clipped by the COVID-19 pandemic, Qantas has still managed to maintain its status as one of Australia’s most-trusted brands.

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Virgin Australia adds domestic flights

Will all the uncertainty surrounding Virgin at the moment, it’s nice to see some positive news from the beleaguered airline.

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Administrators shortlist Virgin bidders, as Velocity point redemptions resume

by Huntley Mitchell

The administrators of Virgin Australia have whittled down the number of suitors after spending the weekend mulling over all the non-binding offers. Find out who they are here.

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Federal govt mocks Queensland’s “laughable” Virgin bid, as Rex eyes capital city flights

by Huntley Mitchell

The Queensland government has thrown its hat in the ring to bid for Virgin Australia, as the deadline for non-binding offers draws closer.

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Flight review: Etihad Airways business class

by Anastazia Uglow

Whether for business or pleasure, we discovered that Etihad Airways’ A380 product inhabits a place at the higher echelons of premium flying experiences.

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HERE WE GO: Deadline set for Virgin Australia offers, as 20 suitors flag their interest

by Huntley Mitchell

With Virgin Australia’s administrators holding the first meeting of creditors today, more suitors for the beleaguered airline have come out of the woodwork.

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Virgin update: Suitor made move 18 months ago, administrators seek help and Velocity joins creditor list

As the administrators and creditors of Virgin prime themselves for tomorrow’s meeting, there’s been a juicy mix of revelations and updates in the days leading up to it.

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REVEALED: Deloitte’s seven-point pitch to Virgin suitors

Virgin Australia’s administrators have put together a list of reasons why prospective buyers should take over the embattled airline. Unsurprisingly, none of them mention its $5 billion debt pile.

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