Rolls-Royce has started building the world’s largest aero-engine and is back in talks with Boeing for its proposed new mid-market aircraft, the 797.
More half-price flights could be on the cards as the government looks to reignite domestic travel, the deputy prime minister has hinted. So will WA be snubbed again?
The airline is scaling back its global travel ambitions in the wake of this week’s Federal Budget forecasts that outlined new predictions of low international arrivals until at least mid-2022.
Australia’s biggest airline has flagged yet another delay to the highly-anticipated restart of international travel.
The aviation and tourism sectors, which have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, will receive a $1.2 billion support package.
Qantas has finished a review of its facility hubs after losing $2.7 billion in the 2019/20 year due to border closures and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Australia’s premier airline has confirmed where its global headquarters will be after dismissing a ‘most likely outcome’.
The air cargo market is booming, domestic air travel is surging but international travel is pretty much grounded, says the International Air Transport Association latest report card.
An investigation has found a student pilot badly injured in a light plane crash in Melbourne did not have the skills or qualifications to fly the plane alone.
Virgin Australia has laid bare the savage toll of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent administration, reporting an eye-watering statutory loss of $3.13 billion for the last financial year.
A slow vaccine rollout has put Australia behind the rest of the world for a travel bounce-back, but optimism is in the air as Qatar Airways marks a key SA milestone.
One company has revealed it is now going to offer hundreds of new jobs after many were stood down due to the devastating effects of the pandemic.
The global airline industry stands to lose $US47.7 billion this year and more government support is needed to avert widespread bankruptcies, says an industry body.
Families have reunited in tears and hugs at Hobart International Airport with the arrival of the first flight from New Zealand on Thursday.
An Air New Zealand service from Auckland to Hobart launched on Thursday is Tasmania's first scheduled international flight in 23 years.
WA travel agents are divided on whether the Trans-Tasman bubble will generate enough revenue to give the struggling sector a much needed boost.
Around 10,000 Australians and New Zealanders will take to the skies on day one of the trans-Tasman bubble on Monday.
The airline is promising more cheap fares after revealing domestic demand is back to 90 per cent of pre-COVID levels, with the Australia-New Zealand travel bubble set to keep the recovery on track.
Virgin Australia has announced major expansion plans with 10 additional aircraft, new routes and extra flights to cater for robust domestic demand.
Qantas remains hopeful it can stick to plans to relaunch international travel later this year despite the Federal Government abandoning its timetable for COVID-19 vaccinations.
At a time when most airlines are struggling to survive the COVID crisis, one carrier has seen its share price climb 150 per cent in a year.
The airline turf war on the east coast is set to heat up, with Virgin Australia bringing back five Boeing 737s from the Arizona desert to increase capacity on major trunk and holiday routes.
The RAAF has announced a significant change to its language to instil a “strong sense of identity” among personnel.
Qantas has added more flights to its trans-Tasman schedule in response to the demand for seats when the two-way bubble begins.
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