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Flight Centre gains access to additional funding to offset COVID-19 impacts

Skroo’s stress ball has scored a well-earned break after Flight Centre managed to secure some much-needed funding.

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Flight Centre employees face a further 1,500 redundancies

The travel giant has warned that tens of thousands of jobs in the industry will be lost if the government does not extend JobKeeper.

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Agent Wrap: Flight Centre to host new webcast, win a holiday to New Zealand + MORE

This week’s Agent Wrap is best accompanied by a mid-range bottle of red and a big, greasy pizza. Well, at least that’s what Travel Weekly’s journo was accompanied by while writing this.

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Flight Centre sued by blind man over US website

Flight Centre has ended up in a legal stoush with a blind man in the US who claims the company’s website is inaccessible to people with visual impairments.

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Flight Centre agrees to sell Melbourne head office, raises $138 million as part of ‘Project Sky’

by Huntley Mitchell

After a tumultuous few days for Flight Centre, “Skroo” finally has a couple of things to smile about.

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Flight Centre axes cancellation fees

The move comes as the ACCC threatened to take the company to court, and hundreds of consumers indicated a class action might be on the way.

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Flight Centre changes cancellation cap amid class action threat

And, in other news, a woman from the UK threatened to sit in her travel agent’s window in a swimsuit if she did not receive a refund. We’re not joking.

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More than 40 per cent of Flight Centre’s Australian stores to go

by Huntley Mitchell

The move is part of a detailed package of initiatives designed to strengthen the company’s balance sheet and liquidity position amid the COVID-19 crisis.

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Qantas, Flight Centre mooted as acquisition targets for Wesfarmers

While the uncertain future of Virgin Australia has stolen most of the spotlight amid the COVID-19 crisis, speculation surrounding its fierce rival is now heating up.

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Flight Centre looks to offload Melbourne office, as Universal Traveller closes its doors

by Huntley Mitchell

Major changes at Flight Centre continue apace. Get up to speed with everything that is going down at the travel behemoth.

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Flight Centre reveals three-pronged plan to tackle COVID-19

The company will initially retain up to 70 per cent of its global workforce as a result of this new plan. However, its Aussie arm faces some big cuts.

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Skroo’s letter to Flight Centre staff, customers and shareholders

Flight Centre boss Graham “Skroo” Turner has penned an update on how the company is responding to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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