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Rex shows off new aircraft livery, as Sydney-Melbourne flights go on sale

The airline’s capital city assault is gathering steam, with some fresh aircraft decals and cheap fares set to send a shiver down the spines of Qantas and Virgin execs.

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New Virgin Australia CEO unveils airline’s future direction, as administrators offer parting remarks

Wondering what Jayne Hrdlicka and Bain Capital really have planned for Virgin now that the airline has taxied its way out of administration? All is revealed here.

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Qantas maps out digital-led future, with dedicated sales and service desks set to go

by Huntley Mitchell

More redundancies are coming for Qantas staff, as the airline accelerates its shift to digital.

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Aussie carrier launches direct flights between Canberra and Newcastle

The possibility of attending events in these two cities on the same day has just become a reality, thanks to one Aussie airline.

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Virgin Australia boss Paul Scurrah to exit, replacement revealed

Numerous reports of Paul Scurrah’s imminent departure from Virgin Australia have finally been confirmed.

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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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