Aviation

FIRB clears Virgin's Velocity sale

Foreign Investment Review Board sees no issues with sale of 35% stake in its frequent flyer program. per cent

AirNZ chief sees room for growth

Air New Zealand says partner Virgin has been gaining market share in Australia.

Qantas welcomes falling Aust dollar

by AAP
Airline says loss-making international arm is turning a corner, boosted by falling currency.

Why airline loyalty programs are so valuable

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Airlines may be struggling to make a profit but their loyalty programs are going from strength to strength.

China lists industries to free up

by AP
Restrictions on foreign investment for several industries lifted in Shanghai FTZ.

Air France pilots end 14-day strike

Air France pilots call a stop to one of the longest-ever strikes at the French carrier.

Sydney Airport seeks eased flight regulations

by AAP
Mather says movement caps causing inefficient administration.

Airbus tips $US4.6 trillion jetliner market

Airbus Group raises outlook for global jetliner market over the next two decades.

Air France strike deepens

by AAP
Pilots fear replacement with lower-paid workers from Transavia Airlines.

Virgin ramps up business-class battle

by AAP
Wider seats focus the airline's fight against Qantas on corporate travel market.

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.

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