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Virgin, Qantas boost flights between South Australia and NSW

by Christian Fleetwood

Despite the fact that one of them is technically in administration, it appears competition between Australia’s two main carriers is still strong.

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Virgin announces unlimited booking changes with no fees

Virgin Australia’s claiming this new booking policy to be a first among Aussie airlines, which is sure to rile up Alan Joyce just a little bit.

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All over, red rover: Virgin Australia’s creditors approve sale to Bain Capital

by Huntley Mitchell

The inevitable has been confirmed, with Bain Capital getting the tick of approval from creditors.

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Regional flying to return to normalcy within two years, says Rex chairman

by Huntley Mitchell

Rex is banking on a much swifter return of regional flying than domestic or international, which isn’t exactly surprising given Australia’s current border situation.

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Virgin’s administrators reveal sale price to Bain, after rogue bondholders retreat

by Huntley Mitchell

The administrators of Virgin Australia have issued their all-important report to creditors, which fails to mention the number of late-night Uber Eats orders made by Vaughan Strawbridge and his team.

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Aussie aviation player creates ‘jet pooling’ program for corporate travellers

Corporate high flyers will soon have another way to travel between Australia’s two most populous cities.

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Bondholders dealt big blow in their bid for Virgin Australia

by Huntley Mitchell

The hopes of Virgin Australia’s bondholders in blocking the airline’s sale to Bain Capital have been all but dashed following a Federal Court hearing.

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Tigerair scratched, thousands of jobs cut and a simplified fleet: Virgin Australia’s six-point blueprint for success

Have you been wondering what the hell Virgin and its future owner have been up to as the administration process nears the finish line? All is revealed here.

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Uber Air delays Melbourne expansion plan due to COVID-19

Were you hoping to be on one of Uber Air’s Melbourne test flights this year? Order some comfort food on Uber Eats to help get over this disappointing news.

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Mysterious new Aussie “start-up airline” set to launch in 2021

by Ali Coulton

A “new start-up airline” based in Brisbane has popped up out of the blue, promising international flights in early 2021.

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Qantas and Virgin launch new routes

Proving that the rivalry between Qantas and Virgin is still as strong as ever come these competitively-timed announcements.

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What has Bain got in store for Virgin Australia?

by Huntley Mitchell

After being chosen as Virgin’s preferred bidder late last week, many have been wondering what Bain Capital has planned for the struggling airline.

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