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Right royal diversions take focus off Qantas management

Right royal diversions take focus off Qantas management

If this team Qantas was out there on a level playing field today and it got the ball it would hand it back to the opposing team and give them great big sloppy kisses all around.

Air Asia gets India operating permit

Air Asia gets India operating permit

Air Asia has scored another goal in the very, very long game of gaining access to the one billion population sized market for inexpensive air travel in India by getting an operating certificate for a franchise to be based in Chennai.

Emirates says private rooms are on the way, but ….

Emirates says private rooms are on the way, but ….

While the greater number of air travellers gaze on the Middle East luxury arms race, wondering what’s in it for them, Emirates has dropped the first hint that it will respond to the ‘apartment’ concepts unveiled by neighboring UAE upstart Etihad this week.

Middle East rivals bringing new jets, services to Australia

Middle East rivals bringing new jets, services to Australia

Apartments in Etihad A380s for those who could probably afford to buy one! Qatar Airways’ early introduction of A350s to Perth! Whatever will Emirates do?

Etihad’s Brisbane jet emergency caused by wasp infestation

Etihad’s Brisbane jet emergency caused by wasp infestation

What is it about Brisbane Airport, Airbus A330s, and mud daubing wasps that could cause airlines to stock up on insecticide for walk around pre-flight inspections?

Etihad sets tough deadline for Alitalia stake

Etihad sets tough deadline for Alitalia stake

There is much to read between the lines in Etihad issuing a deadline for its taking a stake in troubled Italian flag carrier Alitalia.

Etihad Airways does double daily Dublin from July

Etihad Airways does double daily Dublin from July

The week’s most relevant new route development has been Etihad announcing double daily flights between Dublin and its Abu Dhabi hub from 15 July.

Biofuel aviation project sets forth on UAE’s ‘sea of oil’

Biofuel aviation project sets forth on UAE’s ‘sea of oil’

When America’s major plane maker Boeing, France’s major oil company Total, and a major Middle East carrier, Etihad, get together for a serious effort to undercut traditional oil with a biofuel substitute for fossil carbon releasing kerosene it is reasonable to think something of moment is going on.

Qatar sending 50 jets to Saudi Arabia to start new airline

Qatar sending 50 jets to Saudi Arabia to start new airline

When it comes to big 'bad' Gulf carriers Emirates can be seen as 'conquering', Etihad as 'investing' and Qatar as 'colonising'.

Etihad works its new Greek connections in SYD, MEL and PER

Etihad works its new Greek connections in SYD, MEL and PER

Australia’s Greek air connections have been in a state of neglect for many years, and are something Etihad clearly intends to address with its newly announced codeshare with Greece’s largest airline, Aegean, from 30 March.