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Aviation

Sydney Airport receives another takeover bid

Will it be a case of third time lucky for the consortium of investors? Not if “Rocket” Rod Sims finds any glaring problems with the deal.

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Aviation

Qantas and Jetstar headquarters to stay put, but flying kangaroo’s JAL alliance in doubt

Qantas and Jetstar staff are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief after facing the prospect of having to move interstate and – god forbid – barrack for another footy team.

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Garuda to pay $19m price-fixing penalty after dropping appeal

Luckily for the Indonesian airline, the court has approved its request to set up a monthly payment plan for the monstrous fine.

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Technology

Trivago loses appeal after misleading consumers over hotel ads

We assume Trivago’s lawyers have since made their way from the courtroom to the pub and are drowning their sorrows.

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Aviation

ACCC and AFTA welcome Etihad’s refund offer for cancelled Aussie flights

ACCC tsar Rod Sims has been breathing down Etihad’s neck, and it appears it was too much to bear for the carrier.

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Row between Virgin and Qantas intensifies, as Scurrah calls for ACCC investigation

ACCC chair Rod Sims is set to don the deerstalker hat and monocle after Virgin’s boss wrote him a very angry letter.

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Aviation

Virgin, Etihad alliance gets reauthorised by ACCC

The alliance between Virgin Australia and Etihad Airways has been reauthorised for a further five years, with the two airlines promising more public benefits are to come from the deal.

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News

Jetstar, Virgin stung over booking fees

by AAP

Jetstar and Virgin Australia misled customers about ticket prices on their mobile sites in 2014, according to a court ruling.

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News

Airport service slips as profits rise

Investment in the country's major airports is vital to tackle congestion in the years ahead, according to a new report. […]

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