Ben Sandilands June 30, 2017 2 Comments
Does a dive down the exit chute by Virgin's group executive John Thomas means things will be better or worse for its 'guests'?
Ben Sandilands May 20, 2017 43 Comments
Virgin Australia isn’t going to succeed by becoming a super-Qantas product, or even one which charges more ancillary fees that its stronger competitor
Ben Sandilands January 24, 2017 1 Comment
Whatever happens next for James Hogan and Etihad, it will keep both deeply involved in the development of Abu Dhabi as a finance and aviation hub
Ben Sandilands November 16, 2016 5 Comments
There was some good news at Virgin Australia's AGM, but the topics that excite consumers aren't yet ShowTime ready
Ben Sandilands October 13, 2016 6 Comments
With the benefit of hindsight Cathay Pacific seems to have prepared for this news for weeks
Ben Sandilands June 28, 2016 4 Comments
Malaysia Airlines' CEO Christoph Mueller to join Emirates, whose President Tim Clark has rejected the official narratives about MH370
Ben Sandilands May 9, 2016
The sovereign owners of Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways have consolidated control of their global airline investments in a new entity lead by James Hogan
Ben Sandilands October 23, 2015 19 Comments
If as Senator Nick Xenophon reminded us in this Fairfax opinion piece, Qantas had successfully extracted a $3 billion unsecured loan from the Abbott Government early in 2014, there would have been some dramatic consequences.
Ben Sandilands July 27, 2015 8 Comments
The ‘real’ news about Thai International is getting worse as safety and financial performance concerns generate negative headlines in Bangkok.
Ben Sandilands July 4, 2015 21 Comments
Qantas has arrived at a place it never foresaw when it asked the Abbott Government for a $3 billion unsecured loan early last year, nor when fuel benchmarks in USD were twice what they have been in recent times.