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$5,000 return: sky-high ticket prices hit Australians’ holiday hopes as airlines prepare for takeoff
Industry experts say it could ‘take a full year’ for international air travel to return to pre-Covid pandemic pricing

Elias Visontay

13, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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New budget airline Bonza aims to fill gap in Australia routes
Carrier plans to start flights by early next year, pending approval, to leisure destinations not covered by other airlines

Elias Visontay

12, Oct, 2021 @4:47 AM

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Scott Morrison’s Covid roadmap ‘deceptive’, say stranded Australians no closer to getting home
Travel caps will be lifted when vaccination targets are reached but a lack of flights and a backlog of 45,000 people fuelling uncertainty and despair

Caitlin Cassidy

07, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australian travellers warned of potential airfare hikes as watchdog puts airports on notice
The ACCC has responded to fears that major airports could ‘take advantage’ of the Covid reopening to recover lost profits

Elias Visontay

29, Sep, 2021 @4:34 AM

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NSW Covid update: state to trial seven-day home quarantine for international arrivals
Tourism minister announces pilot scheme as NSW records 1,284 new Covid cases and 12 deaths

Mostafa Rachwani

17, Sep, 2021 @10:48 AM

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Qantas posts $1.83bn loss but hopes to resume international flights by December
Alan Joyce blames Australia’s ‘diabolical’ border conditions for whopping pre-tax annual loss

Elias Visontay

26, Aug, 2021 @1:00 AM

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‘Why are you crying?’: Qantas ad promoting vaccination hits hard for Australians unable to travel
With images of people jetting off to see loved ones overseas, the ad offers a glimpse of what many have been missing

Natasha May

24, Aug, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Qantas mandates full Covid-19 vaccination for all its employees
Frontline staff must be inoculated by 15 November, with remainder of staff given until 31 March

Elias Visontay and Paul Karp

18, Aug, 2021 @12:50 AM

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Qantas and Jetstar stand down 2,500 staff for two months due to border closures
CEO Alan Joyce defends move despite the airline receiving nearly $2bn in government support

Elias Visontay and Australian Associated Press

03, Aug, 2021 @2:47 AM

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Morrison government unveils another airline lifeline as Queensland’s Covid outbreak worsens
Outbreak forces Peter Dutton into home quarantine as parliament resumes in Canberra

Katharine Murphy and Daniel Hurst

02, Aug, 2021 @9:52 AM

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Qantas axed 2,000 ground-handling jobs partly because of union ties, court rules
Transport Workers Union, which brought the case against the airline, says ruling is ‘watershed moment for workers in Australia’

Elias Visontay

30, Jul, 2021 @3:03 AM

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Qantas on track to collect $2bn of support as Morrison government criticised for not seeking stake
One expert says a stake in the airline would give the government more influence over how Qantas uses taxpayer money

Ben Butler

21, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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