“Clearly the last thing we want to do”: Qantas and Jetstar to stand down 2,500 crew
Sadly, the ongoing impact from the Greater Sydney lockdown has forced Alan Joyce’s hand.
Court rules Qantas used COVID-19 as “opportunity” to axe employees
The TWU has claimed victory over the flying kangaroo in its stoush over the outsourcing of around 2,000 ground-handling operators.
Qantas to host frequent flyer “point-bidding frenzy” for exclusive experiences
The airline will host a series of auctions so its frequent flyers can use up the points they’ve been hoarding since the start of the pandemic.
IATA Travel Pass the “green light” to fly internationally with Qantas and Jetstar
After trialling and testing a number of potential solutions, the Qantas Group has revealed what Aussies will need to get outta here and overseas.
Qantas flight attendant fined for helping COVID-infected man cross Queensland border from NSW
The flight attendant also allegedly provided false information that saw 267 Qantas passengers forced into quarantine.
Qld closes border to NSW, WA reinstates hard border with SA, trans-Tasman bubble suspended, and Victoria calls for “ring of steel” around Sydney
Yes, we got a bit carried away with the headline, but there has been A LOT going in in the last 24 hours that you all should be fully aware of.
AirlineRatings.com reveals the world’s best airline for 2021
Aussie airlines fared well in this year’s awards, but the accolade of top dog (or in this instance, top bird) went to an overseas carrier.
Treasurer meets with travel CEOs to discuss speeding up vaccine rollout
A few industry bigwigs joined Josh Frydenberg and leaders from some of Australia’s biggest businesses for a big brainstorm sesh on hastening the rollout of COVID jabs.
Missing dog found almost three weeks after escaping at Hobart Airport
Not only was Snoopy found safe and sound, he’s also wearing the cutest little jacket in this photo.
Qantas boss Alan Joyce the most mentioned CEO in Aussie media (with Jayne and Skroo not far behind)
This CEO list is a little bit on the predictable side, and not just because it’s full of white, middle-aged men.
Qantas and Jetstar set for bigger domestic fleets and more flights
Get ready to see a few more shadows of a flying kangaroo from above, with the national carrier set to increase its domestic presence.
Qantas allegedly infiltrated by organised crime members, posing “very high” border threat
by Ali Coulton
The airline claims it wasn’t aware of the investigation and has written to Australia’s top law enforcement authorities seeking more information.
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