Gulf airlines skid as oil industry hurts

Fri 22 Apr

Low oil prices are clipping the wings of the fast-expanding Gulf-based global carriers.

American Airlines Asia-Pacific vice-president Erwan Perhirin

Editor's Insight: California dreamin' becomes more affordable

Thu 31 Mar

Airline competition has returned to the Los Angeles-Auckland route. With special feature audio.

American Airlines' Erwan Perhirin and Qantas' Stephen Thompson in Auckland today

Air fares tumble on Auckland-LA route as competition arrives

Wed 30 Mar

Air New Zealand will lose its monopoly but has already responded with lower fares.

Queenstown's new Snooze hotel (artist's impression)

Carry on: Queenstown’s new Snooze, Hong Kong boosts for Qantas and more


Business traveller news also includes new Changi hub for Air Mauritius and Qantas' extra flights to Hong Kong.

Christchurch airport chief commercial officer (aeronautical) Justin Watson

Qantas confirms inflight wi-fi, boosts Brisbane-Christchurch route

Tue 23 Feb

Qantas has confirmed that Australian domestic passengers will get inflight wi-fi from next year.

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce

Qantas has best performance in 95-year history, first-half underlying profit soars

Tue 23 Feb

Underlying profit before tax rose 151% percent to $A921 million in the six months ended December 31.


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