Matt O'Sullivan

Matt O'Sullivan

Matt O'Sullivan is a Business Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Qantas cancels jet orders as it posts first loss

Matt O'Sullivan Qantas cancels jet orders as it posts its first annual loss since it was fully privatised 17 years ago.

Asciano braced for new ports competitor

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Matt O'sullivan Ports operator bolsters its defences ahead of Hutchison Ports entering the local industry.

Trans-Tasman costs hurt Jetconnect

Qantas' trans-Tasman flying business Jetconnect is losing money.

Matt O'Sullivan Qantas' Jetconnect is losing money despite having a similar cost-base to its major rival.

Brambles boldly takes bull by the horns

Pallet supplier Brambles is pushing to win new customers.

Matt O'Sullivan Brambles, the world's biggest supplier of pallets, will push on with plans to win new customers despite woes in its key markets.

Brambles outlook disappoints investors

Matt O'Sullivan Brambles, the world’s biggest supplier of pallets, will push ahead with plans to win new customers despite economic woes in its key markets.

Foreign airlines up pressure on Qantas with more flights

China Southern and Etihad plan to increase flights to Queensland, adding pressure on Qantas.

Matt O'Sullivan and Andrew Heasley China Southern and Etihad plan to increase flights to Queensland, adding pressure on Qantas.

Qantas under pressure as Asian rivals fly in

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Matt O'Sullivan Asia’s largest airline, China Southern, will beef up flights to Queensland later this year, adding to the pressure on Qantas from foreign airlines targeting Australia.

Qantas reinstates Gold Coast flights as it takes on rivals

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Matt O'sullivan Airline to resume services between Sydney and Gold Coast after more than four years.

Qantas resumes flights to Gold Coast in route war

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Matt O'Sullivan Qantas will step up efforts to repel the advances of Virgin Australia and Tiger Airways following its decision to recommence services to the Gold Coast after a five-year absence.

Qantas to sell its stake in road freight outfit Star Track

Star Track Express truck.

Matt O'Sullivan Qantas plans to sell its 50 per cent stake in road freight business Star Track Express, one of the airline's most hyped acquisitions in the past decade, once it experiences a concerted pick-up in the...

One-stop model assists Webjet

Online travel booking service Webject expects a difficult year as the Australian dollar remains high.

Matt O'Sullivan Online travel booking service says the next year will be difficult for the travel industry.

Webjet cautious despite 24% profit rise

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Matt O'Sullivan The online travel booking service Webjet has warned that the next year will be difficult for the travel industry as a strong Australian dollar fails to stimulate demand and consumers become more...

Qantas secures Fair Work victory over outsourcing limits

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Matt O'Sullivan Qantas has been dealt a victory in its long-running dispute with 3800 baggage handlers.

Transurban risks backlash over CEO pay

Seven-million-dollar-man: Chris Lynch.

Matt O'Sullivan Former chief executive received a salary package of $7.36 million for his last year in the job.

Transurban take cautious view of year ahead

Toll road.

Matt O'Sullivan Australia's largest toll-road operator, Transurban, has adopted a cautious approach to dividend guidance for this financial year due to volatile economic conditions.

Bumpy landing for Qantas plans

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Matt O'Sullivan CATHAY PACIFIC has shown it will be a thorn in the side of Qantas as it tries to establish a budget airline in Hong Kong, after highlighting the likelihood of regulators imposing conditions on the...

Cathay digs in on its home turf

Cathay Pacific prove to be a thorn in Qantas' side as it tries to establish a budget airline in Hong Kong.

Matt O'Sullivan Cathay Pacific will be a thorn in Qantas' side as it establishes a budget airline in Hong Kong.

Tiger back on prowl in crowded skies

Refocus ... Tiger Airways has announced it will expand its Sydney operations.

Matt O'Sullivan THE Australian offshoot of Tiger Airways narrowed its losses in the first quarter but it has warned that it will take longer than expected to turn a profit because of intense competition between the...

New CEO for Jetset

Rob Gurney.

Matt O'Sullivan Former senior Qantas executive Rob Gurney will become the new chief executive of travel company Jetset Travelworld.

Gurney named new Jetset Travelworld CEO

Rob Gurney

Matt O'Sullivan Former senior Qantas executive Rob Gurney will become the new chief executive of travel company Jetset Travelworld following the departure of its boss Peter Lacaze.