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Matt O'Sullivan The Abbott government will dump a controversial proposal to allow foreign airlines to fly domestic routes in northern Australia due to concerns it will undermine local carriers such as Qantas and...
Matt O'Sullivan The Chinese government has urged the competition regulator to bear in mind wider national interests and dump its opposition to a deeper alliance between Qantas and state-owned China Eastern.
Matt O'Sullivan Virgin Australia chief executive John Borghetti has warned that the airline will review services on marginal routes in northern Australia if a controversial plan to allow foreign carriers to fly...
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas is close to clearing a major hurdle to the delivery of a fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft after striking an in-principle agreement on a new pilot wage deal.
Matt O'Sullivan Former Qantas chief executive Geoff Dixon fears there will be major consequences if the government opens up air links in northern Australia.
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas' online venture Hooroo has followed on the heels of other accommodation sites such as Wotif in trying to squeeze more out of hotels, motels and bed-and-breakfast owners by raising commission...
Matt O'Sullivan Tourism Australia's departing chairman, Geoff Dixon, warns the country's tourism industry faces "real challenges" from other nations vying for the fast-growing Chinese visitor market.
Matt O'Sullivan Shadow federal transport minister Anthony Albanese has labelled plans to allow foreign airlines to fly domestic routes in Northern Australia as "unilateral economic disarmament" that will undermine...
Matt O'Sullivan A bunfight between foreign airlines such as Emirates and regional carriers is brewing over charges for the next five years for air-traffic control services and firefighting at Australian airports.
Matt O'Sullivan The airline has forecast that its fuel bill will be as much as $550 million less than last year.
Matt O'Sullivan Travellers are starting to feel the end of the capacity war between Qantas and Virgin Australia as air fares surge from a year ago.
Matt O'Sullivan Sydney Airport chief executive Kerrie Mather expects double-digit growth in big-spending Chinese visitors to be further fuelled by a free-trade agreement, an easing on visa restrictions, and a...
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas shares surged as much as 10 per cent early on Tuesday – the highest level since September 2008.
Matt O'Sullivan Jetstar will launch direct flights between the Gold Coast and Wuhan in central China, targeting the fast-growing Chinese tourism market.
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas faces increased competition on air routes to the Philippines after the Abbott government agreed to increase the cap on flights between the two countries by 55 per cent over the next year.
Matt O'Sullivan With the Abbott government determined to throw open the doors to foreign airlines, there are questions about whether the country will always be able to call on Qantas in times of crisis.
Matt O'Sullivan Qantas is understood to be recruiting about 100 flight attendants for its international services because of increased flying to destinations such as Japan.
Matt O'Sullivan Jetstar expects two of its A320s damaged when they were doused in fire-retardant foam at its maintenance hangar at Newcastle Airport late last month to return to service within the next two weeks.
Matt O'Sullivan Virgin Australia has been able to fly below the radar for the past five year as Qantas went through one of its most tumultuous periods. But that luxury has come to an abrupt end.
Matt O'Sullivan An end to the domestic capacity war between the country's two biggest airlines has helped Virgin Australia shrink its third-quarter loss to $28 million.