Aviation

EU launches new trade dispute with US

by AFP
Subsidies for Boeing's new 777X jet program at centre of dispute.

Sydney Airport posts 2.2% lift in international passengers

Airport well placed for busy festive season after boost in November passenger numbers.

Aer Lingus rejects offer from British Airways owner

Irish carrier Aer Lingus rejects takeover bid by International Consolidated Airlines Group.

Hainan Airlines to broaden global reach

Carrier may add up to nine international routes next year.

Flight Centre downgrades FY guidance

Consumer confidence woes in wake of federal budget impacting travel market, says group.

ACCC appeals Air NZ, Garuda ruling

Consumer watchdog appeals Federal Court's dismissal of airline price fixing proceedings.

Qantas achieves higher yields in November

by AAP
Ceasefire in capacity war helps Qantas increase yields, despite fall in passenger numbers.

Qantas executives depart in key revamp

The chief executives of Qantas International and Qantas Domestic are to leave the company in a restructuring of the airline’s management team.

China's domestic airline market on the up

by AFP
Airbus estimates China will need more than 5300 new aircraft in the coming two decades.

IATA sees record profit for airlines

by AFP
Plunging oil prices mean travellers may soon pay less to fly, global airline association IATA says.

Melbourne Airport boss Woodruff resigns

Airport looking for new chief after Chris Woodruff says he will leave by end of June.

Calmer conditions help Alan Joyce beat Murphy’s Law

Qantas is on a much smoother flight path now, but only some of that comes down to the airline's CEO. Most it reflects reduced competition, oil and the dollar’s dip.

Virgin's trans-Tasman route turns to profit

by AAP
Accounting policy changes, Air NZ alliance sees loss-making trans-Tasman route turn a profit.

Fuel surcharges here to stay: Qantas

by AAP
Qantas says fuel surcharges will stay despite recent falls in oil price and Australian dollar.

Qantas charts its path towards a turnaround

Despite the initial trauma of its controversial transformation program, Qantas appears to be carving out structural gains and a return to profitability.

Qantas flags underlying H1 profit

National carrier reiterates underlying profit goal, shares hit fresh 3-year high in early trade.

Plan to rescue ailing Malaysia Airlines

by AAP
Malaysia Airlines to be suspended from the country's stock exchange under govt rescue plan.

Credit card surcharges face axe

by AAP
Final Murray report tipped to call for a ban on exorbitant credit card surcharges.

Airlines won't cut fuel surcharges

by AAP
Despite a 35% slump in oil, Qantas and Virgin stick with fuel surcharges.

Qantas shares hit highest in over 3 years

Lower oil prices, Citi group upgrading sends airline's stock over $2 for first time since mid 2011.

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