Australian Aviation investigates hundreds of complaints from Qantas customers angry over their inability to get refunds or information.
The commission will now look for “early signs of damage” that could “damage a competitor or drive them off route”.
Canberra Airport has called for expressions of interest for the first trans-Tasman flight to Wellington, which it said could operate as soon as 1 July – subject to government approval. The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry unveiled the full details of its proposal on Thursday, which allows would-be travellers to register their interest. The
The business also announced it could increase capacity "up to 40 per cent" by the end of July depending on demand and the lifting of state border restrictions.
Linus Bauer, managing consultant at Bauer Aviation Advisory, said that the influence of the COVID-19 outbreak will prove a boon for Qantas’ “ultra-long haul” (ULH) direct flights between Perth and London, and suggested that the West Australian capital could emerge as a key intercontinental hub over the next two-three years. In a report published by
Indigo Partners’ Bill Franke has suggested that a shift towards a low-cost model could allow Virgin Australia to bounce back from administration. Franke co-founded Indigo, which recently emerged as one of four suitors short-listed for the Virgin Australia sale. The company specialises in investment in low-cost carriers (LCCs), maintaining stakes in both Frontier Airlines and