Jetstar’s domestic flying to exceed pre-COVID levels by early 2021
Given the rotten year that the aviation sector has suffered, it’s refreshing to report some very positive vibes emanating from Qantas’ budget offshoot.
Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin ramp up operations in response to NSW-Victoria border reopening
Those living in Mascot and Tullamarine can expect a bit more overhead noise from now on, with Aussie carriers getting busy again between the two states.
Former Jetstar pilot brothers launch meat subscription service
In an unusual pivot, two ex-Jetstar pilots have launched a paddock-to-plate meat subscription service. Much like the unusual choice Travel Weekly’s editor made in asking the office vegetarian to write this article.
Qantas celebrates border restrictions easing with new promotion
Are you or one of your clients looking to reunite with loved ones across the border? Well, here’s a very good reason to book with the flying kangaroo.
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.
Aviation Wrap: Virgin Australia sale update, United makes COVID-19 tests available to customers + MORE
It’s been a landmark week for carriers near and far. Lucky for you, our Aviation Wrap continues to keep you abreast of the latest in this space.
Aviation Wrap: Rex in line for $150m of funding, Velocity’s ‘Double Points’ campaign + MORE
We can’t promise this week’s Aviation Wrap is all good news, but at least Rex shareholders and Velocity Frequent Flyers have something to cheer about.
Qantas eyes interstate move for Sydney headquarters
Having put up with Mascot’s lack of quality coffee shops and decent eateries since the 90s, we reckon Qantas’ head office staff would be rejoicing over this news.
Aviation Wrap: Virgin staff celebrate Bain Capital sale, Hawaiian Airlines removes change fees + MORE
Outside of making a fourth double-shot espresso (as our reporter did), this week’s Aviation Wrap is the best way to kill five minutes.
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.
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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