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WATCH: Transport Workers’ Union stages ‘alternative’ Qantas AGM, complete with fake Alan Joyce

And by fake Alan Joyce, we mean an unidentified man putting on a very thick Irish accent and coming up with any excuse to say “tink” instead of “think”.

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WOO-HOO! Trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ to become a reality in two weeks

In huge news, Australia and New Zealand have negotiated a deal to get the trans-Tasman travel ‘bubble’ off the ground in two weeks’ time.

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Qantas workers protest proposed ground operations cuts

by Christian Fleetwood

Hundreds of Qantas workers have protested against the proposed outsourcing of its ground operations… at a safe social distance, of course.

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Qantas dismisses call for Joyce’s resignation, after airline flags further job losses

by Christian Fleetwood

It appears one executive sacking was enough for Qantas this week, with the airline standing by its CEO.

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Qantas suffers $1.9bn loss, with international flights “unlikely” before July 2021

by Huntley Mitchell

The Flying Kangaroo has essentially racked the international travel queue until mid-next year, but it still holds out hope for a trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ before then.

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Qantas ticks off part one of $1.9 billion equity raising

Despite painting a gloomy outlook for the Qantas Group last week, Alan’s got a reason to smile thanks to this positive update.

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Thousands of job losses, up to 100 aircraft grounded: Qantas announces massive post-COVID shake-up

Speculation had begun to swirl that this big announcement from Qantas was about to drop, and now it has – with an almighty thud.

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You better believe it: Jetstar offers $19 fares, and Qantas Frequent Flyers can now earn triple points

Qantas has also been letting customers know they are entitled to a refund for flights cancelled or suspended due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.

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Qantas’ main competitor is COVID-19, not Virgin Australia: Joyce

While Virgin Australia is in administration, that hasn’t stopped its rival from taking the beleaguered airline down a couple more pegs.

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Qantas wins sick leave court case, unveils new ‘Fly Well’ program

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly’s reporter has tried to jam as much Qantas news into one story as possible, so much so that he sat on his laptop to squeeze it all in.

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Joyce eyes $19 Jetstar fares post-coronavirus

Yes, you read correctly. Airfares could end up being cheaper than buying a pair of Kmart track pants or treating yourself to a pub lunch.

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Qantas secures $550m debt funding as it extends current employee stand-down

by Christian Fleetwood

The airline expects to reach a whopping net cash burn rate of $40 million per week by the end of June. Yikes.

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