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Articles tagged “virgin australia”

Business Travel

This Company Is Travel’s First to Emerge From a Major Pandemic Bankruptcy

The European and Chinese backers of travel agency WorldStrides seem to think there'll be a rebound for international student travel. Do they know something we don't?

This Company Is Travel’s First to Emerge From a Major Pandemic Bankruptcy

Business Travel

Corporate Travel, Private Equity and Lots of Messiness Down Under in Oz

Fulfilling pledges to revitalize its business travel offering could help Virgin Australia bounce back, but it may be exiting bankruptcy with a tarnished reputation.

Business Travel

How This Australian Corporate Travel Agency Managed to Escape With Just a $6 Million Yearly Loss

There have been layoffs, but the slimmed-down CTM is upbeat with its suitable mix of corporate customers and domestic business model. Will the optimism last?

How This Australian Corporate Travel Agency Managed to Escape With Just a $6 Million Yearly Loss

Airline Weekly

Virgin Australia Faces a Leaner Future

Virgin Australia Faces a Leaner Future

Coronavirus

Virgin Australia Will Cut 3,000 Jobs Under Revamp by New Owner Bain Capital

This exit out of voluntary administration is being described as a "resetting" under Bain Capital. Apart from the famous red brand, Virgin Australia stands to be unrecognizable after such a restructuring.

Airlines

Who Wants to Buy an Airline Now? Virgin Australia Is Wooing Bidders

Many airlines will go bust during the Covid-19 recovery. But Virgin Australia may just stick around. The airline has lost a lot of money over the years, but it is based in a robust market and has just one major competitor.

Airlines

Virgin Australia Appoints Tourism Veteran as New CEO

All eyes are on Virgin Australia’s new CEO, Paul Scurrah, to see if he can stem the losses and lead the airline into profitability. Scurrah inherits a very different airline from the one John Borghetti joined eight years ago, but shareholders are keen to see profits and a return on their investment.

Virgin Australia Appoints Tourism Veteran as New CEO

Airlines

Qantas and Virgin Australia See Revenue Boost After Cutting Flights

Experts were tipping a slow-down in travel in Australia due to the falling dollar and rising fuel costs, but the country’s two main airlines are seeing revenue growth, mostly because they have reduced capacity and halted the price war.

Qantas and Virgin Australia See Revenue Boost After Cutting Flights

Airlines

Australian Airlines Accused of Ignoring Crew Sexual Harassment

It’s been one of the dirty secrets of the airline business for decades, but the #MeToo movement is now exposing sexual harassment among cabin crew in Australia. Accusations from a leading union have forced the airlines to issue strong denials about systemic problems.

Australian Airlines Accused of Ignoring Crew Sexual Harassment

Airlines

What’s Behind the Face-Off Between Airports and Airlines in Australia

Australia’s airlines are urging the government to rein in the airports, claiming they are abusing their monopoly power to extract unreasonable charges. It’s a tough call for Canberra, which wants to see more investment in airport infrastructure, but doesn’t want to be seen allowing price gouging from some of the most profitable airport operators in the world.

What’s Behind the Face-Off Between Airports and Airlines in Australia