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Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy protection

Sir Richard Branson has reportedly been spotted buying Panadol in bulk to cope with the massive headache caused by Virgin’s UK-based airline.

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Technology

Travelport launches new tool for airline health and safety

Travelport has launched a nifty new feature to make airline health and safety measures more accessible for agents.

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Aviation

Tigerair scratched, thousands of jobs cut and a simplified fleet: Virgin Australia’s six-point blueprint for success

Have you been wondering what the hell Virgin and its future owner have been up to as the administration process nears the finish line? All is revealed here.

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Aviation

ACCC and AFTA welcome Etihad’s refund offer for cancelled Aussie flights

ACCC tsar Rod Sims has been breathing down Etihad’s neck, and it appears it was too much to bear for the carrier.

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Aviation

Emirates will cover medical expenses if passengers catch COVID-19 while travelling

The UAE’s flag carrier is claiming its new offer to be a world first. However, that’s not to say Guinness World Records will take any notice.

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Aviation

Airline CEO slams OTAs over dodgy refund practices

Online travel agencies using ‘screen scraping’ are preventing passengers from receiving refunds from cancelled flights, according to this airline boss.

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Aviation

Virgin’s administrators issue all-important update to creditors

by Huntley Mitchell

Vaughan Strawbridge and his team at Deloitte have updated Virgin’s creditors with some key info ahead of next month’s meeting. Read all the juicy bits from the circular right here.

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Aviation

Against all odds, another new airline launches

With many airlines barely flying due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and some collapsing altogether, launching a new carrier in the current environment is certainly a bold move.

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Aviation

Qantas extends closing date of share purchase plan

by Huntley Mitchell

Qantas shareholders have been granted a little more time to get involved in the SSP, which stands for share purchase plan – not silly sausage party, as initially reported by Travel Weekly.

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Aviation

Virgin drops more than half a million Queensland airfares from $85

While its sale to Bain Capital is not yet set in stone, Virgin is still taking it to Qantas with a huge sale.

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Aviation

“Unacceptable”: Virgin Australia bondholders attempt to spoil Bain’s takeover deal

by Huntley Mitchell

Like a pesky fly you just can’t get rid of, Virgin’s bondholders are back again to try and derail the airline’s sale process.

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Aviation

Hawaiian Airlines creates ‘Sharing Aloha Series’ cookbook

Due to the popularity of Hawaiian Airlines’ ‘Sharing Aloha Series’, the airline has created a downloadable recipe book with all of the dishes for fans to make at home.

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