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Qantas secures funding, as analyst predicts airline could survive up to 11 months before cash dries up

Here’s a bit of news to enjoy about one of Australia’s airlines that thankfully doesn’t involve staff or capacity cuts.

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TWU hopes Qantas salary cuts “more than window dressing”

by Christian Fleetwood

The union wants assurances that workers will not bear the brunt of capacity cuts at the national carrier.

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Jetstar breathes sigh of relief as strike action paused ahead of negotiations with workers

The Transport Workers’ Union and Jetstar are set to sit down at the negotiation table. However, no word on whether the table is of the mahogany or oak variety.

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Qantas, Virgin bosses accuse airports of financially squeezing consumers, airlines dry

by Christian Fleetwood

The spat between airlines and airports over whose to blame for the high-price of domestic tickets continues. Pull up a seat and read what Qantas and Virgin have to say about it.

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Aerocare hits back at TWU over airport worker protest

It looks like things are heating up between the Transport Workers Union and a major employer of airport workers. You’re gonna want to get the popcorn ready for this one.

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Airport workers across the country protest “unfair and unsafe” conditions

The workers also seek to draw attention to what they deem as deliberate understaffing, claiming it poses a safety risk.

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Qantas sued over “sham” employee bonus scheme

by Huntley Mitchell

Qantas’ bonus scheme has been labelled a “sham”, much like the countless sick leave claims made recently by Travel Weekly’s editor.

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Adelaide Airport to face major disruption amid staff upheaval

Meanwhile, this newsletter was facing major disruption from an even more major iced-coffee spill down our white shirt. At least it was cooling.

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Union pushes AirAsia out of Aus skies

by Daisy Melwani

The Transport Workers Union is seeking to ban Indonesia AirAsia from Australian airspace following the airline’s fatal crash in December.

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