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.