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WATCH: Virgin, Jetstar and Rex staff do the Nutbush while on the job

by Huntley Mitchell

Employees of three different airlines have teamed up to prove you can still have fun while practising social distancing.

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Qantas to temporarily stand down majority of staff, ground all international flights

by Christian Fleetwood

The national carrier will suspend all scheduled overseas flights until at least the end of May as it assists with repatriation efforts.

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Qantas increases international capacity cuts to nearly 90 per cent

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas’ latest capacity reduction is its biggest since the coronavirus outbreak began.

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Qantas to offer travel credits, Air NZ cuts long-haul capacity by 85 per cent

by Christian Fleetwood

The news comes after the federal government announced increased travel restrictions for international visitors to Australia.

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Jetstar launches whopping ‘1 Million Seat Sale’

Do you or your clients have that “get me the flip out of here” feeling? Snap up some dirt cheap airfares with this blockbuster sale.

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Union accuses Jetstar of blackmail as ground crew accept enterprise agreement

Jetstar workers have voted to accept an enterprise agreement, ending months of industrial action during peak travel periods.

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Union slams Jetstar’s claims it bribed strikers

by Ali Coulton

Jetstar claims the union handed out vouchers to strikers as an act of “desperation”, but the TWU says there’s nothing out of the ordinary about compensating workers.

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Qantas axes flights across group as coronavirus to hurt FY20 profit

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly understands Alan Joyce has been forced to take out a loan on his new Maserati, as Qantas delivers some not so good news to shareholders.

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Aviation Wrap: Boeing’s $74m 737 MAX relief, Emirates helps Arsenal prepare for EPL run in with Dubai training camp + MORE!

When writing this week’s Aviation Wrap, we could have sworn the sound of airplanes taking off was in the air. On second appraisal, we discovered it was just tinnitus. 

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Politicians urge Jetstar to return to negotiation table ahead of strikes

by Ali Coulton

Jetstar’s ground crew workers will stage a 24-hour strike tomorrow across the country to protest unstable hours and low pay.

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Jetstar warns of flight cancellations ahead of strikes next week

by Ali Coulton

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff are going on strike to protest a significant drop in the number of Tim Tams on offer in the office kitchen.

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Industry celebrates Valentine’s Day: Sky-high proposals, a dating app for endangered birds and the chance to win $1,600

The industry has once again been struck by Cupid’s bow, with these companies indulging in some romantic festivities. However, that’s not to say they’ve joined the mile-high club.

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