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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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Aviation Wrap: Qantas Frequent Flyer’s new points offer, Gold Coast Airport’s runway concert + MORE

Reading Travel Weekly’s Aviation Wrap has been compared to taking a long-haul flight, in that you’ll likely fall asleep at some point.

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ACCC continues to investigate Qantas over stake in regional competitor

by Huntley Mitchell

As you’ll discover here, the unprecedented uncertainty in the aviation industry has led to ACCC tsar Rod Sims tightening his grip on the competition watchdog’s microscope.

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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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Aviation Wrap: Air NZ shrinks exec team, Etihad’s new Sydney-London route + MORE

This week’s Aviation Wrap is a bit like that Two-Face character from Batman comics and movies, in that it’s got both good and bad sides to it.

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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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Aviation Wrap: New bosses for IAG and United, Emirates’ Aussie return + MORE

If this week’s Aviation Wrap was a type of aircraft, it would be an Antonov An-225 Mriya. Meaning it’s got a buttload of news.

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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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