Crikey November 9, 2015 6 Comments
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.
Ben Sandilands April 30, 2015
Australia is about to get a lot more wide-body airplanes. Unfortunately, they won't be any roomier.
Ben Sandilands January 19, 2015
A new article by a Canadian mathematician raises some compelling points about the real agenda of the MH370 investigation.
Michael Sainsbury September 9, 2014 5 Comments
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.
Myriam Robin February 21, 2014 11 Comments
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?
Ben Sandilands December 20, 2012 3 Comments
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?
Ben Sandilands November 29, 2012 3 Comments
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.
Ben Sandilands September 6, 2012 3 Comments
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.
Ben Sandilands July 5, 2012 2 Comments
Virgin and 'Emiratichokers' are advancing on Qantas' patch -- sparking a price war.
Ben Sandilands February 10, 2011 7 Comments
The rhetoric in the Qantas pilots dispute today is more bitter than anything heard in airline circles since the infamous pilot strike of 1989.