In pushing out Virgin Australia's chief executive Paul Scurrah, new owner Bain Capital has signalled more cost-cutting is on the cards.
Icelandic authorities have recently raised the threat level of the Grímsvötn volcano.
Virgin Australia's cutbacks leave a big question unanswered. Can it ever become a sustainable competitor to Qantas under private equity ownership?
Airlines and airports reacted quickly after 9/11 to put new procedures in place that overcame passengers' newfound fears of flying. An aviation historian explains why it may be harder to so today.
The scale of the COVID-19 crisis for the global airline industry is unprecedented. But the history of lesser past crises also tells us it will recover.
Seven of the past 10 business bailouts since 1969 have either broke even, or more frequently, ended up making a tidy profit for taxpayers.
Virgin Australia could emerge from this crisis in better shape.
The federal government's dilemma is whether it is better to bail out Virgin Australia or allow commercial forces to rule, as it has done in the past.
We analysed what the world's top 58 airlines – such as American Airlines, British Airways and Qantas – are doing about climate change. Even the best airlines are not doing anywhere near enough.
The economic impacts of the new coronavirus on the travel and tourism industry will be felt in every corner of the world and almost every sector of the economy.
Bad customer service is actually good for companies' bottom lines.
The job of looking after safety in the skies remains a highly sexualised occupation.
Big lines and long distances to walk have plagued airports since the dawn of the jet age. New designs and technologies haven't helped much, even if they're visually impressive.
We have known for more than a decade that the pilot training pipeline is close to rupturing. Now the crunch has come there are some obvious things to do.
Over the last three decades, the number of US pilots has decreased by 30 percent. That problem is only going to get worse as demand increases.
Airplanes could be safer with technology at the helm. A key sticking point is human opinion.
Major airports around the world will see more frequent flight restrictions in the coming decades because of increasingly common hot temperatures.
Charging consumers different prices for the same service is actually a very common practice called "price discrimination".
The U.S. is considering expanding a ban it imposed in March on several Middle Eastern countries to all flights from Europe. A close look suggests the meager benefits just aren't worth the high costs.
Videos of a United passenger being involuntarily dragged off a plane went viral, creating a PR disaster for the company – one that could have easily been avoided.