Qantas slashes agent commissions, while Virgin goes on hiring spree
The flying kangaroo announced it will cut agent commissions on international tickets, amid a spate of job cuts and a wage freeze, in its latest market update.
Qantas CEO says vaccines could restart international travel before “bubbles” eventuate
To be fair, Aussies were expecting to be able to travel to New Zealand by now, but the closest we can get is watching Flight of the Conchords while sipping a pinot noir from the Marlborough region.
Joyce meets with Victorian Premier over Qantas’ potential HQ move, as thousands more jobs get the chop
Qantas’ chief has taken a spin around Melbourne’s Airport prescient to see if it fits the bill as the airline’s new headquarters, just before another big job cut announcement.
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.
Virgin Australia to cut 150 head office roles, pauses JV with Delta Air Lines
by Huntley Mitchell
Virgin Australia’s imminent emergence out of administration continues to take shape, with the embattled airline flagging more redundancies.
Thousands of job losses, up to 100 aircraft grounded: Qantas announces massive post-COVID shake-up
Speculation had begun to swirl that this big announcement from Qantas was about to drop, and now it has – with an almighty thud.
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