March 7, 2014 3
Analysts who study Qantas' books aren't worried about the airline's debt -- so is Alan Joyce crying wolf? Crikey's business editor on the spin, the backpedalling ... and the financial reality.
December 6, 2013 36
Qantas should have a much stronger balance sheet than it has, writes Crikey's aviation expert writes. So why is the airline in crisis? Most of the cuts are self-inflicted.
December 3, 2013
We've always been at war with Gonski. Is Gmail censoring "sensitive" ADF data? Plus other tips and rumours ...
December 2, 2013 21
Qantas lurches from one apparent crisis to another. But investors aren't particularly concerned. Is Alan Joyce just the CEO who keeps crying wolf? Our business editor examines the case.
December 2, 2013
Aviation agency in crash landing? ... the officer flouting the law ... Rupert swimming with the fishers ...
July 29, 2013
Adelaide could be the first port of call for Malaysian and Indian tourists looking for cheap flights to Australia. Ben Sandilands on the rush to lock in airports for low fare carriers.
July 22, 2013
London's airport problems might seem irrelevant to Australia. But we need to care, writes Ben Sandilands, because London is an example of what happens when lack of efficient air access starts to kill a city's economy.
June 7, 2013
On a hot clear southern French spring day, Ben Sandilands takes a look at the A350 XWB MSN1, the first to fly of a small fleet of test and certification A350-900s soon to be released by Airbus.
May 31, 2013
Their competitors are spending big on flashy new jets, writes Ben Sandilands. Will Qantas and Virgin Australia go into more debt to keep up?
May 30, 2013
Ed Hillary and Tenzing Norgay stood on the summit of Everest 60 years ago. That moment in time was not entirely dissimilar to Neil Armstrong's first giant step for mankind, writes Ben Sandilands