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The Aussie tech company helping make EV planes a reality

Investible’s $100 million Climate Tech Fund is backing a Melbourne company that makes smaller, lighter electric motors, among eight early investments.

  • John Davidson

September

Stephanie Tully named next CEO of Jetstar

The Qantas executive has worked mainly in the airline’s marketing and loyalty departments for the past decade.

  • Lucas Baird

Brendan Nelson to head Boeing International in London

The former defence minister will be only the second non-American to hold the role.

  • Andrew Tillett

Sydney Airport hopeful these school hols will be smoother than last

However, the airport is unlikely to be fully staffed until at least early next year.

  • Jenny Wiggins

Boeing to pay $301m for misleading investors over 737 Max

The aircraft manufacturer reached a settlement on claims of deceiving investors about problems with its plane that led to two deadly crashes in 2018 and 2019.

  • Matthew Goldstein and Niraj Chokshi
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Wet weather warning forces cancellations at Sydney Airport

Airlines have cancelled about 40 outbound and inbound flights at Sydney Airport anticipating that wet weather would force it to operate just a single runway.

  • Lucas Baird

Global aviation’s best shot at going green will cost airlines $2trn

Ultimately, airlines may need to raise ticket prices to cover the cost of using sustainable aviation fuel.

  • Anurag Kotoky and Elizabeth Low

Qantas says service is improving as holiday test looms

Embattled airline Qantas says it’s lifting its game in September as instances of delayed or cancelled flights and lost bags declined.

  • Jonathan Shapiro

‘Inflation coming faster than we can bail the water out’: Virgin boss

Jayne Hrdlicka is preparing to cut more costs from the airline and has warned passengers that airfares will keep rising in the foreseeable future.

  • Lucas Baird

Goyder digs in behind Qantas’ embattled Joyce

Qantas chairman Richard Goyder is digging in behind his under-pressure CEO Alan Joyce.

  • Lucas Baird

Chairman defends Qantas, CEO

On top of the commitment to safety, I hear at least one amazing story a week that makes me proud to chair this company.

  • Richard Goyder

Flight gouging sees die-hard AFL fans priced out of finals

AFL fans are spitting chips over airline price hikes ahead of the preliminary final between Sydney and Collingwood, with some one-way flights nearly $1000.

  • Gus McCubbing

The ugly truth about Alan Joyce

Qantas, for about half a decade, has benefited one man above everyone else, including customers, staff and even shareholders: chief executive Alan Joyce.

  • Aaron Patrick

Qantas’ Joyce rakes in $2.3m amid chronic service malfunctions

The airline chief has received a 15 per cent increase in remuneration as the carrier’s reliability tumbles to a record low.

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  • Lucas Baird

Baggage handler strikes averted as 4.6pc pay rise deal reached

The Transport Workers’ Union has called off strike action that threatened to disrupt up to 30 airlines from Monday after Dnata agreed to lock in a pay rise next year.

  • Lucas Baird
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Discount airfares jump more than 50pc in four months

The corporate regulator is talking to the domestic airlines to understand the issues they are facing as fares rise and service standards deteriorate.

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  • Lucas Baird

Qantas investors back CEO Alan Joyce

Qantas shareholders are closing ranks around its under-pressure chief arguing staff shortages and peak absenteeism are not isolated and could not be predicted.

  • Lucas Baird

Virgin float timing will depend on financial markets: CEO

Virgin Australia’s highly anticipated return to the ASX will stay on hold until financial markets stabilise, says chief Jayne Hrdlicka.

  • Tess Bennett and Lucas Baird

Airlines welcome end to masks on planes

Qantas says the change brings the country in-line with overseas COVID-19 regulations.

  • Lucas Baird

August

Rich Listers’ land to host Australia’s first ‘vertiport’

The space at Melbourne’s Caribbean Park, owned by the Spooner family since 1945, will initially be used by helicopters before electric taxis take to the skies.

  • Larry Schlesinger