Budget airfares lower in February

Australia's domestic carriers at Sydney Airport. (Seth Jaworski)

Passengers looking for bargain airfares are likely to be in luck in February with ticket prices lower than they were a year ago, while those keen for a seat at the pointy end of the aircraft should expect to pay a bit more for those business class seats, government statistics suggest. The Bureau of … [Read more...]

Truss retires from politics

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss at the RAAA national convention. (Seth Jaworski)

Warren Truss, the minister who unlike so many of his predecessors managed to get work started on building an airport at Sydney’s Badgerys Creek, has resigned from parliament. The veteran politician stepped down as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, as well as … [Read more...]