Qantas CEO’s $19m house TP’d and egged as REX reveals acquisition interest
The whirlwind of wild Aussie aviation news continues, with Alan Joyce’s harbour front home receiving an egging while REX confirms it’s looking to buy a fly-in-fly-out carrier.
Rex hints Qantas may be behind pilot union’s “malicious” campaign
The battle of the airlines between Rex and Qantas is looking more and more like a Shakespearian play full of treachery, deceit and manipulation.
Alan Joyce compares WA to North Korea while QantasLink boss stokes feud with “cockatoo airline”
Qantas is giving the pot a vigorous stir this week, comparing Western Australia with one of the world’s most repressive dictatorships and accusing its competition of “squawking”.
Rex to complete ‘Golden Triangle’ of flights next month
Just to clarify, the ‘Golden Triangle’ in this instance is Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, and not the prime agricultural land in north-western NSW.
Rex extends suspension of services and stand-downs, mandates vaccinations for frontline staff
Rex is set to become the first Aussie airline to have all of its frontliners fully vaxxed… for COVID, that his. We’ve got no idea if they’ve had their tetanus shot.
Rex reports $4.9m full-year loss, extends suspension of services and stand-downs
by Huntley Mitchell
Rex’s negative result for FY21 wasn’t quite as bad as last year’s. In fact, the airline’s boss reckons it performed “relatively well”.
Flight Centre launches online help hub for travellers, signs deal with Rex
The travel juggernaut is continuing to level up in preparation for that eventual bounce-back in demand.
Virgin and Rex follow Qantas in standing down staff
The bosses of Virgin and Rex are both flipping the bird at COVID after being forced to stand down staff.
Rex lawyers up to take on Qantas over “predatory and anti-competitive” behaviour
If you thought the rivalry between Qantas and Virgin was fierce, Rex is proving to the national carrier that it’s not to be taken lightly either.
Domestic border restrictions force Rex to cut capacity
And, to make matters even more complicated, the airline is expecting a couple more aircraft to join its domestic fleet very soon.
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