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  • ANZ acquires “substantial shareholding” of Virgin Blue

    Air New Zealand has acquired a "substantial shareholding" of Virgin Blue, though it has no plans to make a takeover bid for the Australian carrier. "Air...

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  • Pen to head Martinair, Gregorowitsch moves to Air Berlin

    <p>Air France-KLM subsidiary Martinair has appointed Diederik Pen as its managing director, succeeding Paul...

  • Pacific Blue pilot faces fine, imprisonment for aircraft endangerment

    <p>New Zealand's Civil Aviation Authority has laid two charges against a Pacific Blue pilot in command of a Boeing...

  • V Australia grounds 777 after engine problem aborts take-off

    <p>The Virgin Blue group's long-haul subsidiary V Australia has grounded one of its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in Los...

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  • INTERIORS: Australia's big two up the ante on domestic mid-haul

    News | 09 Apr 2015 13:28 | Seamus May

    Competition in the Australian domestic airline market remains fierce and looks set to stay that way. Driven by a need to retain premium passengers, the country’s two largest carriers are investing more and more resources and marketing effort into routes from the east coast to one key destination – Perth in Western Australia.
  • Air Berlin chief to step down

    News | 03 Nov 2014 15:06 | Michael Gubisch

    Air Berlin's chief executive Wolfgang Prock-Schauer is to step down and be replaced by Stefan Pichler on 1 February 2015.
  • ANALYSIS: Sydney's airport dilemma

    News | 30 Apr 2014 12:28 | David Knibb

    Australia’s announcement of the site for Sydney’s second airport may end a decades-long debate, but it is only the first of many questions still facing one of the country’s most contentious projects.
  • ROUTES: Australian carriers look to Asia

    News | 26 Sep 2011 15:16 | David Knibb

    Moves from Qantas and Virgin Australia show the nation's carriers continuing to take a foothold in the Asian markeT
  • Interview: Virgin Australia chief executive John Borghetti

    News | 21 Jul 2011 23:00 | David Knibb

    Having pulled together the constituent parts of the group under the newly christened Virgin Australia banner, former Qantas executive John Borghetti is on a mission to complete the maturing carrier's journey from low-cost entrant to a business player
  • Comment: Cosy down under

    News | 21 Jul 2011 23:00

    There is a frenzy of activity among Asia-Pacific airlines to form alliances and strategic partnerships, and more could be in the offing.