The extraordinary developments came after Victoria recorded 191 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, the highest since the pandemic began.
Boeing 737 pilot Andres Czajkowski, who recently lost his job at Virgin Australia, gives his thoughts on using his existing skills to find employment elsewhere.
The flights will go on sale at midday on Wednesday and will operate on Monday 13 July (Sydney), Wednesday 15 July (Brisbane) and Friday 17 July (Canberra).
The move has led to angry complaints on social media from citizens trying to return home, while the business has warned its contact centre is very busy.
The message, also signed by six unions, asks the payment to apply to all workers in the industry and run until domestic and international borders open.
Troy Thomas’ 12-year-old daughter Mia, also on board, survived but her friend of the same age died. Another 24-year-old woman is in a critical condition.
Broad Peak Investment Advisers and Tor Investment Management, representing the bondholders, are seeking an interim order to allow their own offer to be put to creditors ahead of a vote in August.
Qatar Airways will force all passengers in economy to wear face shields – but the measure will not be mandatory for those in business class.
Premier Daniel Andrews insisted the decision was taken jointly after a call between himself, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian.
The service, which first launched in August 2019, will land in the North Island at 12:40pm with the return departing Invercargill at 1:25pm
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has released an interim report on its ongoing investigation into a Sydney Seaplanes Beaver accident from December 2017, which saw the pilot and five passengers…
The first direct flight between Canberra and Ballina/Byron Bay departed on Friday, with return flights between the ACT and the sunny far north NSW coastline to now depart three times…
Rex has lashed out at Qantas and called for government intervention, following its announcement of a new “commercially unsustainable” Sydney-Orange route.
The TWU has turned on winning Virgin bidder Bain Capital after a photo emerged showing the private investment firm’s team celebrating the deal at a Sydney restaurant.
The revelation comes after Australian Aviation also reported how Tumut in NSW has such as weak runway that aircraft can’t fill their water tanks fully.
The snap decision by the government meant two Air New Zealand flights from Auckland were cancelled as well as a Qatar Airways flight from Doha.
Premier Steven Marshall has hinted he could take a more lenient approach with NSW and the ACT, who have fared better in restricting community transmission.
Qantas will remove the buffet from its lounges when 11 reopen on 1 July – but has come up with a host of innovative solutions to make them COVID-safe.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has requested all flights to Melbourne be diverted for the next fortnight as the state battles to get to grips with an apparent second spike of…
An Antonov AN-124 Ruslan landed at Auckland Airport on Saturday to deliver new engines for Air New Zealand’s 787 Dreamliner fleet. Stuff reports that the enormous Soviet-era jet carried four…