“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.
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.
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.
“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!
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.
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.
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.
“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!
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 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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