The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Matt O'Sullivan The pace of change unleashed on Australia's airlines is intensifying. Now, senior transport bureaucrats are about to wing their way to Beijing for high-level negotiations next week about opening...
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas has appointed high-profile advertising agency boss and regular Gruen Transfer panelist Todd Sampson as a director in an effort to boost the level of marketing experience on the airline’s...
Matt O'Sullivan Oil prices may have plunged to near six-year lows, but travellers are unlikely to see Qantas or Virgin Australia rush to slash fares any time soon – or lower their much maligned fuel surcharges...
Matt O'Sullivan The competition watchdog has been urged to ensure Qantas and China Eastern maintain their present level of flights on a key route between Australia and China if it gives them approval to deepen their...
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas faces greater competition on flights between Australia and Japan next year as speculation mounts that All Nippon Airways will resume flying on the Sydney-Tokyo route after a long absence.
Matt O'Sullivan AirAsia might be forced to discount fares if demand drops after the disappearance of one of its A320 aircraft but travel companies doubt it will curb consumers' appetite for air travel in the long...
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas has received a boost to its aim of imposing a company-wide pay freeze after its short-haul pilots finally voted to accept a new pay deal.
Matt O'Sullivan China Eastern plans to expand its international network, and it seems especially interested in Australia.
Matt O'Sullivan A surge in Chinese visitors has again helped Melbourne and Sydney airports to boost the total number of international passing through their terminals.
Matt O'Sullivan Flight Centre has warned that earnings could fall as much as 4 per cent this financial year as weak consumer sentiment in Australia forces it to discount ticket prices in order to stimulate demand.
Matt O'Sullivan Pressure is mounting on Qantas, Emirates and Virgin Australia to cut fuel surcharges on international tickets as oil prices hit five-years lows and a fuel monitoring group demands the competition...
Matt O'Sullivan The legal battle over alleged air freight price-fixing is continuing with the competition watchdog appealing against a decision to dismiss action against Air New Zealand and Garuda Indonesia.
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas has reported its third consecutive month of growth in yields – or return on fares – as it benefits from a truce in the capacity war with Virgin Australia.
Matt O'Sullivan and Clancy Yeates Thousands of white-collar workers from some of Australia's biggest financial institutions have been evacuated from buildings in Sydney's CBD or told to stay inside as a siege takes place in the...
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas has made one of the biggest reshuffles of its senior executive team in years, which has resulted in the departures of both the chief executives of its international and domestic operations.
Matt O'Sullivan Virgin Australia’s earnings performance on hotly contested routes between Australia and New Zealand has shown signs of an uplift as it benefits from its alliance with Air New Zealand.
Matt O'Sullivan Jetstar pilots have joined their counterparts at Qantas in almost unanimously rejecting a proposed pay deal, raising the prospect of a protracted dispute between management and a key part of the...
Matt O'Sullivan Christmas has arrived early for hundreds of travellers after Singapore Airlines mistakenly sold business tickets to London for about half price.
Matt O'Sullivan Motorists were slugged the third-highest prices on record for filling up at the bowser this year, a report from the competition watchdog has found.
Max Mason, Matt O'Sullivan and Vesna Poljak A rout in global oil prices has accelerated a big selloff in energy stocks and wiped $53 billion from the Australian sharemarket in just two trading days.