ACCC chairman Rod Sims has said that he is watching “extremely closely” to prevent anti-competitive behaviour from Qantas, as administrators work to resuscitate Virgin Australia. The news comes after Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce hinted at post-virus bargains, designed to stimulate demand in the domestic travel sector. “On Melbourne-Sydney you could see Jetstar have $39 […]
Australia’s four biggest airports increased aeronautical profits by 3.6 per cent in 2018-19, despite sluggish passenger growth and a drop in domestic passengers in Sydney. The findings form part of a new report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which revealed the $863.5 million operating profit was driven by the east coast airports of […]
The federal government has accepted Productivity Commission's finding there is little need for change in the way Australia's airports were regulated.
Vocal and public campaigning from Australia's two largest airline groups has failed to sway Australia's Productivity Commission from changing its position on the need for arbitration to resolve disputes between airport users and operators.