Matt O'Sullivan

Matt O'Sullivan

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

Snubbed Transurban CFO resigns

Matt O’Sullivan Transurban’s chief financial officer, Tom Honan, who was overlooked for the top job at the toll-road operator, has quit the company.

Wotif shares take hit over profit forecast

The strong Australian dollar has been detrimental to Wotif, as it relies on the domestic travel sector.

Matt O'Sullivan WOTIF has underlined the tough trading conditions facing travel companies and other retailers after the online company's profit guidance for this financial year fell short of market expectations.

Wotif slumps on profit outlook

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Matt O'Sullivan Shares in online travel company slide as profit guidance disappoints investors.

Jetset grounded as travel demand wanes

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Matt O'Sullivan Jetset Travelworld, which is partly owned by Qantas, has warned that it has suffered from a softening in demand for travel in what is traditionally its busiest trading period.

Airbus offer over wing cracks

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Matt O'Sullivan Airbus will cover Qantas and other airlines for the cost of repairs to their A380s.

Cracks haven't hurt A380s, says Airbus

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Matt O'sullivan AIRBUS will cover Qantas and other airlines for the cost of repairs to their A380s which have suffered wing cracks, but it says compensation will not extend to other bills such as for the time the...

Virgin sets its compass to Asia

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Matt O'sullivan VIRGIN AUSTRALIA has signalled it will launch international routes to Asia within the next year following an improvement in its fledgling long-haul operations.

Virgin sticks to strategy as price war looms

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Matt O'Sullivan Virgin Australia's chief executive John Borghetti insists the airline will be "staying on strategy" despite a looming price war with Qantas in the domestic travel market.

Qantas backs urgent action on second Sydney airport

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Matt O'Sullivan Qantas chief Alan Joyce backs calls from the federal government for urgent action to be taken on a second airport for Australia's tourism gateway.

Virgin takes Skywest share

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Matt O'sullivan Virgin Australia will take a 10 per cent stake in regional airline Skywest as part of efforts to take advantage of surging demand for regional travel.

Olympic gold not on the cards for Virgin

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Matt O'sullivan Virgin Atlantic is not counting on the London Olympics delivering it a 'bonanza' in flights.

Asia books seats on the short-haul budget air blitz

Flying into retirement, it's a question of balancing risk and risk aversion.

Matt O'Sullivan With full-service airlines struggling through turbulence, their low-cost competitors are crowding the flight deck for a push into north Asia.

Fiji moves to cut Qantas 'control'

Qantas.10 December 2010. pic by Peter Braig. Generic pic, aviation, jetstar, qantas, holiday, travel, flying, wing.

Matt O'sullivan Qantas is set to reduce its influence on the board of Fiji's national flag carrier, Air Pacific.

Fiji wrests control of Air Pacific from Qantas

Friendly service is the best feature on Air Pacific.

Matt O'Sullivan Fiji government tightens its ownership rules for airlines in a move aimed at reducing the control Qantas exerts over the flag carrier Air Pacific.

New CEO for Jetstar Asia

Jetstar Asia CEO Barathan Pasupathi

Matt O'sullivan The Qantas-backed Jetstar Asia has named a replacement for Chong Phit Lian.

Jetstar Asia taps former CFO as chief

Matt O’Sullivan Qantas-backed budget airline Jetstar Asia has named a former chief financial officer to head the company after well-respected Chong Phit Lian stepped down.

Jetstar joint venture gives Qantas foothold in China

A worker checks a China Eastern aircraft at Hong Qiao airport in Shanghai.

Matt O'Sullivan QANTAS has accelerated its aggressive expansion in Asia through its budget offshoot, Jetstar, announcing plans to set up a low-cost airline in Hong Kong as part of a joint venture with China Eastern.

Breathing space for Joyce but locals won't make life easy

Matt O'Sullivan THREE weeks after finally ditching plans for a premium airline in Asia, Qantas's boss, Alan Joyce, has won a reprieve from investors on edge about the company's direction.

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Joyce lands joint venture in HK

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Matt O'Sullivan Qantas boss Alan Joyce has won a reprieve from investors on edge about the company's direction.

Qantas forges China link

A worker checks a China Eastern aircraft at Hong Qiao airport in Shanghai.

Matt O'Sullivan Qantas has accelerated its aggressive expansion in Asia through its budget offshoot, Jetstar, unveiling plans to set up a low-cost airline in Hong Kong as part of an equal joint venture with China...