Former Etihad boss detained for trying to skip hotel quarantine using Aussie passport
The millionaire was reported to UK authorities after he was heard bragging about switching passports to avoid a 10-day quarantine stint.
Etihad to keep repatriating Aussies stranded in the UK despite UAE ban
The UAE-based carrier hasn’t let the UK’s latest ban get in the way of its commitment to the Aussie market.
Emirates suspends Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne flights, as government increases repatriation efforts
Meanwhile, Etihad has taken this opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to repatriating stranded Aussies. Nice one, guys.
Etihad to transform into mid-sized carrier, with mass exodus of executives
The Middle Eastern carrier has axed a number of executive positions to create a leaner team so it can survive the global pandemic.
Aviation Wrap: Singapore Airlines to cut thousands of jobs, Rex authorised for Qantas/Virgin collab + MORE
It’s been a heavy week in aviation news, but we’ve lightened the load for you here by compiling yet another comprehensive wrap.
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.
Aviation Wrap: Air NZ ramps up domestic schedule, Singapore Airlines raises millions + MORE
If this week’s Aviation Wrap was a type of aircraft, it’d be a Fokker 100, meaning that it’s not too big but very reliable.
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.
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.
Aviation Wrap: Etihad to resume Melbourne-London service, Rex enters trading halt + MORE
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Aviation Wrap: Etihad showcases ‘Greenliner’ aircraft, Rex secures funding + MORE
This week’s Aviation Wrap has got a bit of a Howard Hughes feel to it. By that, we mean our reporter who wrote it has overgrown fingernails and now wears tissue boxes as shoes.
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