The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Matt O'Sullivan AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes has lashed out at airport charges in Australia as some of the highest in the world and warned that ‘‘tourists won’t come forever because there...
Matt O'Sullivan A year after the disappearance of MH370, demand for Malaysia Airlines flights to and from Australia has yet to return to levels before what has become the world's greatest aviation mystery.
Matt O'Sullivan The full impact of a lower Australian dollar on the number of tourists arriving in Australia won't be felt until the second half of the year, Virgin chief John Borghetti says.
Matt O'Sullivan Indonesia AirAsia X, a long-haul offshoot of the Malaysia airline group that goes by the same name, has finally gained clearance to begin flights between Melbourne and Bali's Denpasar later this...
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas is flying towards its best annual profit result in seven years as it targets greater benefits from cost cutting, significant fuel savings and subdued competition on domestic and international...
Matt O'Sullivan The Productivity Commission has challenged Qantas's view that relaxing the rules governing air routes to Australia will encourage more Australians to fly overseas instead of enticing foreigners to...
Matt O'Sullivan Jetstar has returned to profitability after a strong performance in the domestic market against Tigerair and Virgin Australia, and a narrowing of losses from its Asian joint ventures.
Matt O'Sullivan Helloworld, the travel company part-owned by Qantas, narrowed its loss in the first half due largely to a reduction in the cost of attempting to turn around its poor financial performance.
Matt O'Sullivan Regional Express says it's uncertain about whether passenger demand will rebound in the second half of this financial year after a weak performance in January.
Matt O'Sullivan Four years ago Wotif boasted that the success of its booking site ensured hotels, motels and bed-and-breakfast owners are ‘‘not forced to pay commissions at levels dictated by...
Matt O'Sullivan Etihad's desire for a further liberalisation of access to the Australian market puts it at odds with Qantas.
Matt O'Sullivan Virgin Australia chief executive John Borghetti might want to disappear overseas next week when his counterpart at Qantas, Alan Joyce, delivers a turnaround result for the first half.
Matt O'Sullivan Virgin Australia's key domestic business has delivered a stronger performance in the first half as its benefits from cost cutting and a truce in its battle with Qantas, helping offset a widening in...
Matt O'Sullivan The finalisation of an in-principle agreement with unions for Jetstar's Australian-based pilots removes the threat of strike action over the busy Easter holidays.
Matt O'Sullivan Virgin Australia has posted a $55 million pre-tax profit in the second quarter of this financial year as it benefits from a truce in its battle with Qantas in the domestic air-travel market and keeps...
Matt O'Sullivan Virgin Australia flight attendants have lost their long-running pillow fight over allowances, which started when management switched swanky hotels in Los Angeles for their overnight stays.
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas will expand its seasonal flying to Vancouver this year after a strong response from customers to the introduction of direct services to the Canadian city during the northern winter holiday...
Matt O'Sullivan Commercial airline pilots have warned that there are "little or at best desultory" checks on staff who have access to what should be secure areas at airports such as parking spots for aircraft.
Matt O'Sullivan After one of the most bruising battles in years, Qantas and Virgin Australia have left investors hoping this year they will finally benefit from clearer skies.
Matt O'Sullivan Etihad has tightened its hold on Virgin Australia by increasing its stake to 24.2 per cent, just shy of the Australian airline’s largest shareholder, Air New Zealand.