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Qantas and Jetstar cut flights as Omicron dampens travel expectations

Omicron has metaphorically dampened Qantas Groups travel expectations and La Nina has literally dampened the entire nation. It looks like Aussie Summer is not going the way anyone had hoped.

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Qantas updates air fleet, expects $1.1b loss by end of 2021

The latest updates from Qantas have clarified that the airline is ‘flying high’ physically, but not so much metaphorically.

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Say BUONGIORNO: Qantas to launch direct flights to Rome

The Flying Kangaroo is gearing up to launch the only direct service between Australia and continental Europe and honestly, they had us at gelato.

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Qantas CEO airs doubts about Bonza’s ability to service new routes

by James Harrison

The battle of the airlines begins before Bonza has even put a plane in the air. We can’t wait to see what happens after lift-off.

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Australia’s first international passenger flights in nearly 600 days take off, as travel ban lifts

Today is the day, folks! Australia’s travel ban has officially lifted and fully-vaxxed Aussies can begin to reunite with their loved ones for the first time since March 2020.

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Destinations

ScoMo says Australia-Singapore travel bubble to form “within the next week or so”

Our editor is loving this bubble talk so much that he’s decided to celebrate by having a bubble bath while enjoying a bubble tea.

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Clive Palmer offloads Qantas shares in protest of airline’s staff vaccination policy

by Ali Coulton

Looks like the mining magnate has taken a break from tweeting his famous Tim Tam poems to shake his fist at the flying kangaroo’s vax policy.

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Qantas alters its ‘Kangaroo Route’, naming Darwin as new gateway to the UK

The flying kanga has confirmed it will be hopping a slightly different way to the UK when it resumes international flights next month.

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Events

Flight Centre unveils A-list speaker line-up for Illuminate 2021

FCTG is wheeling out a number of A-listers for its corporate travel event but, sadly, there’s no mention of a Hemsworth making an appearance.

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Aviation

Qantas to resume 12 international routes from 18 December

by Ali Coulton

If all goes to plan, 18 December will now be known as the beginning of the end of Australia’s overseas travel ban hellscape. Coincidentally, it’s also our deputy editor’s birthday!

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Qantas outlines international restart strategy, as group suffers $1.7bn loss

by Huntley Mitchell

The national carrier has masked another massive full-year loss with some optimistic talk of international flights in the near future.

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Qantas teams up with Tones And I for tear-jerking ad to launch vax rewards campaign

The flying kanga has released more deets about its vax rewards campaign, including an emotional ad featuring a ruggedly handsome farmer.

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