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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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Aviation

Qantas court win delays defecting exec’s move to Virgin

The flying kangaroo has gained the upper hand in its court tussle with Virgin. Grab the popcorn and read on.

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Aviation

Rex offers its own $39 Sydney-Melbourne flights, while Jetstar goes even cheaper

Greyhound will have to start looking at attaching wings or rocket boosters to its fleet, with the airlines now beating the bus company on price between the two capitals.

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Aviation

Garuda to pay $19m price-fixing penalty after dropping appeal

Luckily for the Indonesian airline, the court has approved its request to set up a monthly payment plan for the monstrous fine.

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Aviation

Qantas still committed to October restart for international flights, says Joyce

Qantas’ CEO doesn’t plan on letting a few vaccine “speedbumps” get in the way of the flying kangaroo going international in October.

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Aviation

Signed, sealed, delivered: ACCC authorises Virgin’s cooperation plan with Alliance Airlines

by Huntley Mitchell

Did you recently happen to see ACCC tsar Rod Sims popping some mail in your local AusPost box? All is explained here.

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Tourism

Travel industry reacts to New Zealand’s trans-Tasman bubble announcement

The announcement of quarantine-free travel from Australia to NZ has been met with plenty of positive reactions from all corners of the industry. We’ve gathered just about all of them for your perusal.

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Aviation

Qantas and Jetstar to offer three days of ‘Points Planes’ once two-way trans-Tasman bubble commences

Alan Joyce has given Jacinda Ardern a subtle nudge to set an opening date for the trans-Tasman bubble with this pending offer.

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Aviation

ACCC backs reauthorisation of Qantas-American Airlines alliance

It looks like Alan Joyce and Doug Parker will be buying each other anniversary gifts for the next few years.

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Aviation

Qantas suffers $1bn half-yearly loss, pushes back international flight plans

by Huntley Mitchell

The flying kangaroo won’t be hopping overseas as soon as originally hoped, after posting a “stark, but not surprising” loss.

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Aviation

“A classic Rex tantrum”: Qantas hits back at criticism of its regional strategy

by Huntley Mitchell

Forget the Qantas-Virgin rivalry and grab the popcorn for this one between the flying kangaroo and Rex.

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Aviation

Qantas’ tie-up with China Eastern Airlines approved by ACCC

It appears Alan Joyce’s tactic of kissing ACCC tsar Rod Sims’ feet worked a treat in getting this aviation alliance approved.

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