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Outback Australians grounded as pilot crisis worsens - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-19 channelnewsasia
SYDNEY: A recruitment drive by Australia's Qantas Airways after a seven-year hiatus is exacerbating shortages of pilots at regional air services that provide a lifeline to remote communities in the country's sparsely populated Outback. (9-0)

Outback Australians grounded as pilot crisis worsens

2018-01-18 reuters
(Reuters) - A recruitment drive by Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) after a seven-year hiatus is exacerbating shortages of pilots at regional air services that provide a lifeline to remote communities in the country’s sparsely populated Outback. (9-0)

HNA Group Has So Many Companies It's Running Out of Names - Bloomberg

2018-01-10 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Australia expected to ease visa restrictions on foreign pilots as planes left grounded - Channel NewsAsia

2017-12-29 channelnewsasia
SYDNEY: The Australian government is expected to relax restrictions on visas for foreign pilots as a national shortage sees planes grounded and flights cancelled, aviation officials said on Friday. (4-0)

News Live: Laurus Labs about to flood the US with cheap HIV drugs

2017-12-05 moneycontrol
Among the coconut plantations and beaches of South India, a factory the size of 35 football fields is preparing to churn out billions of generic pills for HIV patients and flood the US market with the low-cost copycat medicines, reports Bloomberg. US patents on key components for some important HIV therapies are poised to expire starting in December and Laurus Labs - the Hyderabad, India-based company which owns the facility - is gearing up to cash in. (8-0)

News Live: India Nov Nikkei Services PMI at a 3-month low of 48.5 vs 51.7 MoM

2017-12-05 moneycontrol
Activity in India’s dominant services industry shrank in November as rising prices, driven up in part by the new national sales tax, took a toll on both foreign and domestic demand, a business survey showed on Tuesday. November’s Nikkei/IHS Markit Services Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to 48.5 - its lowest since August - from 51.7 in October, well below the 50 mark that separates expansion from contraction. (8-0)

China suspends flights from Bali to China due to volcanic ash: Report - Channel NewsAsia

2017-12-04 channelnewsasia
SHANGHAI: China's aviation authority has suspended all flights from the Indonesian holiday island of Bali to Chinese cities until the threat of volcanic ash clears, the state-run People's Daily newspaper reported on Monday (Dec 4). (2-0)

Virgin Australia considers going private as profits return

2017-11-08 themalaymailonline
Virgin Australia is about 90 per cent-owned by Singapore Airlines Ltd, Etihad Airways, Virgin Group, HNA Aviation and China’s Nanshan Group, all of which have representatives on the board. — Reuters pic SYDNEY, Nov 8 — Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd said today it was considering going private as it swung to profitability in the first quarter from a loss a year ago and forecast a continued improvement in the second and third quarter. (9-0)

New Zealand Military Called In After Pipeline Leak Hits Air Travel

2017-09-18 rigzone
WELLINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - New Zealand called in its defence force on Monday to help move fuel around the country after a burst oil pipeline triggered a jet fuel shortage, causing dozens of flight cancellations and disrupting the plans of thousands of airline passengers. (6-0)

ASX climbs 0.4pc as Wall St records inspire investors

2017-09-18 theage.com.au
Strong appetite for the banks on Monday bolstered the ASX, with investors largely ignoring the latest North Korean missile test and taking their lead from a record-breaking Friday night on Wall Street. (27-0)

ASX climbs 0.4pc as Wall St records inspire investors

2017-09-18 smh.com.au
Strong appetite for the banks on Monday bolstered the ASX, with investors largely ignoring the latest North Korean missile test and taking their lead from a record-breaking Friday night on Wall Street. (27-0)

Virgin Australia says business uptick brightens outlook

2017-08-10 themalaymailonline
Passengers on a Perth-bound Virgin Australia flight board their aircraft at Sydney's Airport in Australia, August 5, 2016. — Reuters pic SYDNEY, Aug 10 — Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd said this morning its outlook had brightened thanks to a surge in business confidence which drove a return in corporate traffic, as it reported a smaller annual net loss after a year of cost-cutting.

Qantas finds loyalty pays better than selling plane tickets

2017-05-12 themalaymailonline
A passenger walks past a Qantas Airways logo at the Sydney International Airport terminal in this July 18, 2014 file photo. — Reuters picSYDNEY, May 12 — A once-unwanted Qantas Airways Ltd division with no planes or passengers is turning into the Australian airline’s biggest money spinner.

Qantas frequent flyer program turning into airline's biggest money spinner

2017-05-11 theage.com.au
A once-unwanted Qantas Airways division with no planes or passengers is turning into the Australian airline's biggest money spinner.

Qantas frequent flyer program turning into airline's biggest money spinner

2017-05-11 smh.com.au
A once-unwanted Qantas Airways division with no planes or passengers is turning into the Australian airline's biggest money spinner.