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.
Australia is about to get a lot more wide-body airplanes. Unfortunately, they won't be any roomier.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
Virgin and 'Emiratichokers' are advancing on Qantas' patch -- sparking a price war.