Tag: Air transport
9 months ago
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Qantas Loses Appeal Over Worker Outsourcing

Qantas said it acknowledged and accepted the High Court’s decision

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10 months ago
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Qantas CEO Quits After Airline Allegedly Sold Tickets for Canceled Flights

Alan Joyce is stepping down sooner than expected as Australia’s biggest airline navigates a public-relations crisis

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10 months ago
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Qantas CEO Alan Joyce to Step Down Two Months Early

Joyce’s successor, Vanessa Hudson, will assume the chief executive role on Sept. 6.

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10 months ago
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Qantas Accused by Regulator of Selling Tickets for Cancelled Flights

Qantas Airways faces legal action by Australia’s competition regulator over allegations that the carrier sold thousan...

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10 months ago
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Qantas Launches Buyback After Swinging to Annual Profit

Qantas Airways launched a fresh share buyback of $324 million after swinging back to annual profit for the first time...

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about 1 year ago
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The Chinese Tourism Tsunami Is Late

Half a year after China’s reopening, most tourism spending remains trapped at home

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about 1 year ago
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Qantas Expects Large Underlying Profit as Air Travel Recovers

Australia’s biggest airline, Qantas, expects a large underlying profit for the 2023 fiscal year and is increasing a s...

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about 1 year ago
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Qantas Says Next CEO Will Be Vanessa Hudson

A new CFO to be named in months ahead, Qantas said

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about 1 year ago
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Qantas’s Acquisition of Regional Rival Opposed by Competition Watchdog

Australia’s competition watchdog will oppose Qantas Airways’ proposed acquisition of regional carrier Alliance Aviati...

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over 1 year ago
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Cyclone Gabrielle Threatens More Torrential Rain in Flood-Hit New Zealand

Strong winds prompt flight cancellations, bring down power lines in Auckland

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over 1 year ago
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Heavy Rain in New Zealand’s Biggest City Leads to State of Emergency

Auckland’s airport restarts some services after record rainfall forced its closure, stranding thousands

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over 1 year ago
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U.K. Strikes Expand to Passport Control, Disrupting Holiday Travel

British passport control staff are set to become the latest government workers to seek wage rises that get closer to ...

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over 1 year ago
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The World’s Biggest Airports Confront a Tiny But Serious Safety Threat—Wasps

Every week, workers at one of Australia’s major airports spend hours searching the tarmac and terminals for a securit...

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almost 2 years ago
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Korean Air Weathered Pandemic Turbulence With Style

Korean Air Weathered Pandemic Turbulence With Style

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almost 2 years ago
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Qantas Launches A$400 Million Buyback After Halving Annual Loss

Qantas Airways announced a buyback of shares worth $276.4 million after cutting its annual loss by almost 50% and pay...

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almost 2 years ago
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Flying Coach Can Be Uncomfortable, but Flat Beds Are Coming

Air New Zealand plans to introduce pods with flat beds in economy class, initially installing them on direct flights ...

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over 2 years ago
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Amid Ukraine War, Airlines Plot Detours Around Russia as Flight Bans Intensify

Longer routes that avoid Russian airspace are likely to translate into higher fares and cargo rates, further disrupti...

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over 2 years ago
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Ukraine Under Russian Fire: Hiding in Basements, Helicopters Overhead

The Russian assaults targeted military sites, but civilians scurried for cover as aircraft and missiles flew overhead.

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over 2 years ago
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Ukrainian Airline Grounds Fleet as Warnings Over Russia Cause Insurers to Pull Cover

Kyiv-based carrier SkyUp Airlines said it was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Moldova and suspended sales fo...

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over 2 years ago
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Qantas Slashes 3Q Capacity Estimates on Surging Covid-19 Numbers

Qantas Airways slashed its capacity estimates for its fiscal third quarter on the surge in Covid-19 cases while maint...

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over 2 years ago
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Uganda Finds China’s Leverage Is in the Fine Print of Its Lending

Chinese lending transformed economies across the developing world. Now, as bills are coming due, attention is turning...

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over 2 years ago
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Countries Consider Further Post-Christmas Omicron Curbs

People across Europe were set to face new restrictions to slow the spread of the Omicron variant as infection rates h...

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over 2 years ago
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Omicron Variant Found on Flights Reveals Gaps in Covid-19 Travel Rules

Of around 600 passengers on the two flights from South Africa to the Netherlands, 61 tested positive for Covid-19, an...

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over 2 years ago
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Foxtel’s Multibrand Streaming Pivot Inspired by Qantas, CEO Says

Australian pay-TV provider Foxtel hopes to replicate Qantas Airways’ success with a multibrand strategy in pivoting f...

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almost 3 years ago
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Air China Stock Will Struggle to Lift Off

Optimism about China’s reopening to the world and its domestic tourism sector has waned as the Delta variant of Covid...

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almost 3 years ago
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Sydney Airport Gets $17 Billion Takeover Bid

The proposal for Australia’s busiest airport by a group of infrastructure investors signals expectations for a big po...

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about 3 years ago
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Planes Grounded by Covid-19 Largely Avoid the Junkyard—for Now

Aircraft owners are junking fewer planes than just before the pandemic, as prices for spare parts remain low and airl...

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over 3 years ago
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UAE added to UK’s growing travel ban list in blow to influencers

Those still able to return from countries on ‘red list’ will be required to quarantine in hotels for 10 days

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over 3 years ago
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Covid: how have UK border controls compared with other countries'?

Unlike Britain, other countries opted for much tighter travel restrictions, including screening and quarantine

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over 3 years ago
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From Pilot to Truck Driver—Airline Careers Grounded by Pandemic

The aviation industry’s most prestigious and lucrative career path is no longer a sure thing.

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over 3 years ago
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Long Buoyed by High-Flying Emirates, Dubai Now Shares Its Woes

The airline drove Dubai’s rise from desert backwater to Mideast metropolis, but now the coronavirus is hurting the wo...

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over 3 years ago
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ECB Steps Up Support for Credit Markets

The European Central Bank is ramping up its corporate-bond purchases, increasing its support for the region’s compani...

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over 4 years ago
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Zaha Hadid’s massive ‘starfish’ airport opens in Beijing

Daxing international, said to be world’s largest single-building terminal, to handle 72m passengers

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almost 5 years ago
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Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters

Batons and pepper spray used on protesters as flights suspended for second day

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almost 5 years ago
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Hong Kong airport authority cancels flights over protests

Tourists remain in airport during demonstration, with flights to resume on Tuesday

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over 5 years ago
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Boeing faces safety questions over 737 Max 8 jets

Cockpit and data recorders may hold clues as to cause of crash that killed 157 people

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almost 6 years ago
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Malaysian investigators release 1,500-page report into disappearance of MH370 – as it happened

Four-year search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight was called off earlier this year

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almost 6 years ago
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Air China pilots fired after vaping sparks mid-air emergency

Flying licences revoked after vaping co-pilot forced 737 flight into emergency descent

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about 6 years ago
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Cathay Pacific completes two-leg journey, letting women wear trousers

Airline becomes one of few in Asia giving its female flight attendants an alternative to skirts

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