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The terrible optics of today’s Qantas AGM come at a moment when it is very keen to mould the legislative landscape of aviation in its favour.
Qantas faces being forced to offer automatic cash compensation to travellers, being broken up if it operates uncompetitively, and unlimited competition under “open skies”.
The inquiry’s report is sharply critical of Qantas, and has recommended the decision to block extra flights sought by Qatar Airways be immediately reviewed
The only thing Qantas seems to fear is losing landing slots. It’s time to reallocate the slots it doesn’t use.
Victorian premier Daniel Andrews' exit, the extraordinary story of Mike Pezzullo's text messages, and the Senate inquiry into QANTAS and the Qatar Airways saga. Catch up this week's politics.
In the national poll, 42% of respondents said they were a hard ‘no’, compared to 28% who said they were a hard ‘yes’.
The embattled airline may be forced to compensate almost 2000 workers as a result of the ruling.
Price discrimination is charging customers who don’t mind paying more than those who do – and businesses do it all the time. But Qantas seems to have taken it to a new level.
The US has open-skies agreements with more than 100 nations, Singapore has more than 60 nations. Australia has just seven.
At a crack-of-dawn news conference at Canberra airport, King suggested the 2020 incident was a factor, although “there was no one factor that influenced my decision in relation to the national interest”.
In this podcast, Redbridge Group CEO Kosmos Samaras joins The Conversation to dig into the research on voters attitudes so far
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Qantas might not be facing such a scandal if stronger consumer protection rules had been in place in Australia in 2022.
In this podcast, @michellegrattan and @amanda.dunn10 discuss the week in politics
Despite the change at the top, the Qantas board can expect to face a grilling from angry shareholders at the upcoming AGM.
Embattled Qantas boss Alan Joyce will quit immediately, bringing forward his retirement by two months. A Qantas statement early Tuesday said the CEO had advised the board he was doing this “to help the…
On its face, the decision to deny Qatar 21 flights into Australia suggests Australia is making decisions about international rights in order to protect the profit of an airline it hasn’t owned since 1995.
Like most governments, this one arrived in office promising more accountability and transparency. Also like others, in practice it has a penchant for control and secrecy.
The government has not been able to convincingly explain its decision to refuse Qatar Airways’ bid to expand its flights to Australia.
Outgoing Qantas chief Alan Joyce appeared on Monday with Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to unveil the livery
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From not enough staff to get planes in the air, to reducing the environmental footprint of an ageing fleet – an international aviation expert on why the next few years will be a bumpy ride for Qantas.