Aviation

Capital Group sells down Qantas stake

One of national carrier's most faithful shareholders take advantage of the run in company’s stock price.

Air France pilots' strike enters second week

by AAP
Airline losing up to $A22.5 million per day as strike casts doubt on annual profitability.

Qantas sticks to Tasmanian jobs deal

by AAP
Airline says Hobart will become a 'premium service call centre'.

Macquarie flies high with $1.83bn airport deal

Heathrow's biggest shareholder and Macquarie are set to seize control of Glasgow, Aberdeen and Southampton airports.

Air France fate at stake: Govt

by AFP
French govt says crippling pilots' strike could destroy the national carrier.

Qantas dreams of a dwindling dollar

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A US80 cent Aussie would significantly reduce Australia’s attraction to the airline’s international competitors, while boosting Qantas’ international revenues.

Qantas foreign ownership nears 45%

by AAP
Unnamed foreign investor snaps up 1% of national carrier, foreign ownership hits 44.7%.

Qantas International mixes and matches to meet demand

Hickey says international unit becoming more nimble as it moves to boost aircraft utilisation.

Qantas wants Aust dollar at US80c

Airline says negative impact on fuel costs will be outweighed by foreign rivals' behaviour.

Air France strike sparks travel chaos

by AAP
Pilots walk out over airline's plans for low-cost subsidiary.

Vietnam Airlines to partially privatise

by AAP
Around 25 per cent of the national carrier will be sold in an IPO.

Flight MH17 hit by high-energy objects: Dutch report

Investigators say impact caused plane to break apart mid-flight.

Virgin eyes $7b corporate travel market

by AAP
Airline aims to win 30% of corporate travel accounts by 2017, a market currently dominated by Qantas.

Alan Joyce's remuneration falls 40% in 2014

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Qantas chief takes 5 per cent salary cut, no bonuses as airline struggles.

Flight Centre reshuffles its board

by AAP
Gary Smith appointed chairman as Peter Morahan departs after seven years.

Is Alan Joyce the right leader to turn Qantas around?

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Alan Joyce's leadership of Qantas has received plenty of criticism in the past, but his articulation of a clear strategy suggests he may be a good bet for the airline.

Are internal start-ups cannibals or category killers?

Internal start-ups are being used increasingly by large corporations to test new ideas and strategies, but their success can be a double-edged sword for parent companies.

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6000 jobs

by AAP
Company overhaul will reduce staff by one-third after dual airline tragedies.

Three reasons why Qantas and Virgin may not be doomed after all

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They protected their places on the tarmac with a capacity war, but now Virgin Australia and Qantas are pinning their future on customer loyalty.

Picks of the week

In this week's essential reading guide, Kohler assesses our addiction to dividends, Bartholomeusz reflects on Qantas' massive loss, and Gottliebsen talks about how CEOs can learn from a new young player.

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