Articles tagged “qantas”

News Blog

Qantas Offloads Stake in Australian Travel Agency Helloworld for $22 Million

Qantas has sold its remaining 12.4 percent shareholding in Australian travel agency Helloworld Travel Limited for $22 million. The airline made the decision as it “sharpens its focus on post-Covid recovery,” and it had been reducing its stake over several years. “We’ve announced some major investments this year as we focus on what is core…

Airlines

Airlines Tweak Schedules Toward Leisure Routes as One-Day Business Trips Falter

Was the one-day business trip ever the smartest decision on so many levels?

Airlines Tweak Schedules Toward Leisure Routes as One-Day Business Trips Falter

Airlines

Lufthansa and Amadeus Reset Their Distribution Relationship in Revamped Pact

The two European heavyweights claim they now see eye to eye on the future of airfare retailing. Just don’t expect pay-as-you-fly to take off just yet.

Lufthansa and Amadeus Reset Their Distribution Relationship in Revamped Pact

Business Travel

Qantas May Exclude Some Agencies With New Exclusive Lower Fares

Australia's flag carrier is telling travel agencies to either sign up, or lose out, as its breakaway distribution strategy enters a new phase.

Qantas May Exclude Some Agencies With New Exclusive Lower Fares

Airline Weekly

Qantas, Air New Zealand Expect Boost From Foreign Airlines Schedule Constraints

Expect high airfares to Australia and New Zealand for the foreseeable future. Qantas and Air New Zealand, and their foreign competitors, say international schedules may not recover until mid-decade.

Qantas, Air New Zealand Expect Boost From Foreign Airlines Schedule Constraints

News Blog

VIDEO: Qantas CEO Apologizes for Months of Flight Turmoil and Offers Vouchers and Other Benefits to Frequent Flyers

Qantas Airways said on Sunday it sought to make amends with its most loyal customers for months of flight disruptions that some have called "airmaggeddon." The Australian flag carrier will offer $34 ($50 Australian) vouchers, extensions of loyalty status, and complimentary lounge passes to many frequent flyers as a way to make amends for several…

Airline Weekly

Australia’s Qantas-Alliance Deal Concerns May Parallel JetBlue-Spirit Approvals

Regulators in Australia are skeptical of the country's largest airline, Qantas, plan to buy a regional competitor. Could the U.S. be next with JetBlue and Spirit?

Australia’s Qantas-Alliance Deal Concerns May Parallel JetBlue-Spirit Approvals

Airlines

What’s Behind the Airlines Mess This Summer

Airline operations are in shambles this summer. What happened?

What’s Behind the Airlines Mess This Summer

Airlines

Qantas Takes Majority Stake in Travel Agency Ahead of Package Vacation Boom

No one wants to miss out on a deal this summer, and that applies to mergers and acquisitions too, it seems.

Qantas Takes Majority Stake in Travel Agency Ahead of Package Vacation Boom

Travel Agents

Flight Centre Confronts Airline Commission Cuts

Flight Centre Travel Group is a global travel agency so it should be able to handle Air New Zealand and Qantas getting around to slashing travel agent commissions two decades after Delta Air Lines kicked off the trend in the U.S. It won't be without some pain, however.

Flight Centre Confronts Airline Commission Cuts