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“The client will feel the effect”: the real-world cost of Qantas’ commission cut

by James Harrison

Drastic changes to Qantas’ commission rates have caused an uproar amongst the travel industry, with agents bearing the worst of it.

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Aviation

Rex to acquire leading fly-in fly-out airline

Rex has signed an agreement to acquire one of Australia’s biggest FIFO carriers, no doubt sending Alan Joyce into a blind rage.

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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. 

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Aviation

Flight Centre signs landmark agreement with Rex as pilots prepare for industrial action

While seemingly struggling to win popularity among its pilots, the regional carrier has turned to its agency partners for reassurance.

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Aviation

“Beyond belief”: Pilot’s union rejects Rex’s latest pay proposal

Similarly, Travel Weekly staff claim it is “beyond belief” that our proposal to Facebook to buy us for a billion dollars was rejected. Ridiculous!

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Aviation

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.

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Aviation

Rex cuts routes, blames Qantas’ bullying

It’s rumoured that Qantas shoved Rex into a locker and called it a nerd, although we may be mistaking this with an 80’s high school movie.

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Aviation

Qantas cuts capacity, hints at fare rise in response to fuel prices

Has the prospect of spending $2.50 a litre on petrol this week got you in hysterics? Qantas can relate.

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Cruise

Princess Cruises joins forces with REX to get regional Australia cruising

Regional cruise lovers, rejoice! It just got far too easy to book your clients on their dream cruise.

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Aviation

“We’re facing a perfect storm:” Sydney Airport apologises over hours-long queues as Alan Joyce blames passengers

Long lines at the airport mean less time for leafing through magazines, milling about cosmetic kiosks and the all-important stop at Crispy Cream. We won’t stand for it!

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Aviation

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”.

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Aviation

Rex share price takes flight with massive government boost

Rex’s new financial boost means that there’s now a third snack option on their flights. Sweet, savoury, or gourmet (it’s the savoury option with a bit of caviar on top).

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