Unions take Qantas to High Court over JobKeeper “wage theft”
by Ali Coulton
Having lost on appeal in the Federal Court late last year, the unions are now taking their JobKeeper fight against Qantas to the High Court.
Unvaccinated travellers should not be discriminated against, says WTTC chief
Gloria Guevara has seemingly gone after Qantas in her latest statement. However, that’s not to say it’s particularly nasty and full of swears.
Virgin Australia snares Qantas’ chief operations officer
In a move that has surely pissed of Alan Joyce, Virgin’s CEO has gone and poached one of her fave ex-colleagues from the flying kangaroo.
Qantas wins Federal Court appeal for JobKeeper back pay case
The flying kangaroo has just dodged having to pay workers thousands of dollars in back pay in its latest legal stoush against the unions.
Federal government extends domestic support program for airlines
Deputy PM Michael McCormack has decided to loosen the government’s purse strings and help out Qantas and Virgin a little more.
Qantas expands its insurance portfolio to the home
After signalling its intention last year, the flying kangaroo has officially hopped into the home insurance space and placed a nice little bonus points offer on the table for Qantas Frequent Flyers.
Qantas helps travel agents carbon-offset clients’ flights
Want to impress your clients with some eco-friendly razzamatazz? Australia’s national carrier just made it a whole lot easier.
Qantas adds three new routes to connect Tassie to the mainland
While sourcing the image for this article, Travel Weekly’s deputy editor found out the hard way that there is more than one interpretation of “map of Tassie”. We advise against Googling it.
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 “optimistic” about recovery as Qantas renews trade partnerships
The national carrier revealed it has signed off on new multi-year agreements with 10 of the top 12 agencies, so if your boss was raging this morning, assume you work for one of the two that missed out.
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