It comes after we earlier reported that US airlines and Emirates were pursuing locked-down Australian pilots and will add to concerns the country could face a staff shortage when flying resumes.
Air New Zealand and aerospace giant Airbus have penned a deal to research hydrogen-fuelled aircraft together, as part of reaching net zero emissions. The two companies today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to determine New Zealand’s “opportunities and challenges” in flying sustainable aircraft. This comes as Air New Zealand this month announced its plans
John Sheahan was speaking at a case brought by Perth Airport arguing that Qantas owes it millions in unpaid fees.
Brits in Australia will be able to be reunited with their families in time for Christmas after Qantas confirmed the first flights from Sydney and Melbourne to London will depart on 18 December.
The ACCC has argued the agreement would “likely lead to reduced competition” following the reintroduction of travel between Australia and Japan, and make it difficult for other airlines to operate between the two countries.