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Federal govt mocks Queensland’s “laughable” Virgin bid, as Rex eyes capital city flights

by Huntley Mitchell

The Queensland government has thrown its hat in the ring to bid for Virgin Australia, as the deadline for non-binding offers draws closer.

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Aviation Wrap: Etihad to resume Melbourne-London service, Rex enters trading halt + MORE

Are you hungry for updates from the world’s airlines? Enjoy Travel Weekly’s aviation buffet without the risk of catching COVID-19. 

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Aviation Wrap: Brisbane Airport’s runway completion, Air NZ marks 80 years of flying + MORE

Much unlike passenger planes around the globe right now, this week’s Aviation Wrap is running at full capacity.

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Aviation Wrap: Etihad showcases ‘Greenliner’ aircraft, Rex secures funding + MORE

This week’s Aviation Wrap has got a bit of a Howard Hughes feel to it. By that, we mean our reporter who wrote it has overgrown fingernails and now wears tissue boxes as shoes.

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Aviation Wrap: Air NZ to shed thousands of jobs, record-breaking repatriation flight to Sydney + MORE

There’s plenty of important updates in this week’s Aviation Wrap, and a dash of feel-good news to boot.

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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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ACCC allows Rex to coordinate flights with Qantas and Virgin

The move is welcome news for the regional carrier, which announced last week it will shut down all passenger services across the country, except for Queensland.

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Rex “fundamentally strong to weather temporary setback”, says chairman

by Huntley Mitchell

Rex’s chairman is confident the regional airline has the superpowers to overcome a “temporary setback” (i.e. a 30 per cent drop in half-year profit).

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Aviation Wrap: Canberra Airport ‘Master Plan’ approved, SAA’s birthday sale + MORE!

Have you started your working week in a bit of a slump? Soar on out of it here with our Aviation Wrap!

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Qantas targets another Rex-serviced route with new Sydney-Orange flights

by Christian Fleetwood

You’d assume the stress ball on the desk of Rex’s boss would be getting a fair workout thanks to this latest move from Qantas.

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Regional Express wins case over intimidation charges

The airline was taken to court after a pilot union did not take kindly to a letter the airline sent to its cadets demanding a handwritten loyalty pledge.

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“Rex has a track record for throwing tantrums”: Qantas doubles down on regional expansion

by Christian Fleetwood

Qantas has returned serve to Rex over allegations the national carrier is abusing its market power by “dumping” excess capacity on regional routes.

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