“We can’t live here in hermit kingdom”: NSW to ditch quarantine for international arrivals from 1 November
The big policy shift means that NSW is the only Aussie state to announce quarantine-free international travel.
Federal Court rejects Qantas’ attempt to “delay” reinstatement and compensation for outsourced workers
by Ali Coulton
The court decided to proceed with remedy hearings, despite Qantas’ attempt to throw a spanner in the works. However, it appears said spanner wasn’t quite big enough.
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.
Virgin Australia to introduce new domestic services, as pilots vote in favour of new enterprise deal
Here’s some good news not only for people who fly with Virgin, but also those who actually navigate the aircraft.
“Clearly the last thing we want to do”: Qantas and Jetstar to stand down 2,500 staff
Sadly, the ongoing impact from the Greater Sydney lockdown has forced Alan Joyce’s hand.
Court rules Qantas used COVID-19 as “opportunity” to axe employees
The TWU has claimed victory over the flying kangaroo in its stoush over the outsourcing of around 2,000 ground-handling operators.
Another Qantas plane cops damage due to baggage vehicle crash, this time with passengers on board
The latest incident has prompted a stinging retort from Qantas, with the airline accusing the TWU of “pointing fingers and getting the basic facts wrong”.
Union calls for safety investigation after baggage vehicle crashes into Qantas plane
by Ali Coulton
The Transport Workers’ Union is blaming the incident, alongside a string of others, on the national carrier’s decision to outsource its ground crew.
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.
New aircraft, more jobs and a bigger network: Virgin Australia fast-tracks growth plans
Virgin boss Jayne Hrdlicka trekked to a cabin crew training school in Brisbane this morn to deliver this very important update.
All the details, all the reactions: Federal government’s $1.2bn tourism support package explained
After much anticipation, ScoMo and Josh have revealed how the government plans to fork out $1.2 billion to keep Australia’s tourism industry alive and kicking. Here’s everything you need to know.
Tourism industry rescue package to be unveiled in “a matter of days”, says Treasurer
Josh Frydenberg says the travel industry won’t have to wait much longer to find out how the government plans to help out the bruised and battered sector.
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