November 9, 2015 6
Thank goodness someone has been brave enough to defend the Emirates Melbourne Cup, that proletariat working-man's festival brought to you by Myer and Tom Waterhouse. Crikey's resident bigwig, Sir Herbert Stunkram thanks Guy Rundle for his contribution to the cause.
April 30, 2015
Australia is about to get a lot more wide-body airplanes. Unfortunately, they won't be any roomier.
January 19, 2015
A new article by a Canadian mathematician raises some compelling points about the real agenda of the MH370 investigation.
September 9, 2014 5
In 2011, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce claimed Jetstar was the region's "leading low cost carrier". Clearly, this is no longer the case. It's time for Joyce to eat humble pie, and accept an economic rescue from his south-east Asian counterparts.
February 21, 2014 11
Qantas execs say they're not operating on a level playing field. With their competitors getting plenty of goodies and subsidies from their governments they want some too. Do they have a point?
December 20, 2012 3
The ACCC has all-but approved the Qantas-Emirates partnership -- cementing Qantas' future as a cipher rather than an airline in its own right. What will be the impact on consumers and the tourism industry?
November 29, 2012 3
The public slanging match between Qantas chief Alan Joyce and ex-CEO Geoff Dixon is about the future direction of Qantas as the national carrier, not the tourism market.
September 6, 2012 3
Qantas has signed a 10-year "beyond just a code share" deal with Emirates. So what does it mean for travellers? More time in Dubai and a better deal for frequent flyers.
July 5, 2012 2
Virgin and 'Emiratichokers' are advancing on Qantas' patch -- sparking a price war.
February 10, 2011 7
The rhetoric in the Qantas pilots dispute today is more bitter than anything heard in airline circles since the infamous pilot strike of 1989.
April 19, 2010
Emirates has put a cost of $10 million a day on the volcanic ash crisis, Singapore Airlines says it is too busy looking after passengers to start counting, and Qantas agrees, reports Ben Sandilands.
March 19, 2010
Another set of nails have been driven into the coffin of class distinctions and curtain partitioned cabins in short haul air travel, with Air New Zealand to offer single cabin services across the Tasman, writes Ben Sandilands.
December 21, 2009
Crikey readers weigh in on the pessimism surrounding Copenhagen, the Conroy's filter fight and hiding the Emirates mistake.
December 18, 2009 3
After the near disaster at Melbourne Airport on March 20 involving an Emirates Airbus A345 running off the end of the runway and two pilots who were later fired, a major ATSB study has been launched. What went wrong?
November 27, 2009
While Americans ate their Thanksgiving turkey, financial markets were being stuffed by the Dubai goose, with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his family shocking global markets by saying he wants a six-month standstill on some of the debt issued by Dubai World.
September 1, 2009
Crikey's readers are sending in tips from around the traps today: Has the Royal Family of Dubai bailed out Emirates? ... Cloudstreet loses TV backing? ... disgruntled University of Melbourne employee fights back.
August 18, 2009 1
The great global air freight price fixing scandal caught up with another airline in Australia today when the ACCC said it was taking Emirates to court over alleged cartel like behaviour.
June 9, 2009
Brain fade or incompetency at Melbourne Airport compromised border security and passenger welfare after the Emirates accident involving flight EK407 on 20 March.
June 9, 2009 1
Who is the lucky lady? And who is the latest senior Rudd staffer to resign? Tipsters tell all.
April 30, 2009
Sometime early in April, Qantas senior management is believed to have put rockets up News and Fairfax senior management.