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Analysis: As regulators prepare to weigh in on 737 MAX, FAA's global dominance fades

19 Nov 2020

SYDNEY/MONTREAL Global regulators have held off approving the Boeing 737 MAX despite a decision by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to end a 20-month grounding, highlighting changes in the global regulatory pecking order caused by two crashes of the jet.

Analysis: As regulators prepare to weigh in on 737 MAX, FAA's global dominance fades

19 Nov 2020

SYDNEY/MONTREAL Global regulators have held off approving the Boeing 737 MAX despite a decision by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to end a 20-month grounding, highlighting changes in the global regulatory pecking order caused by two crashes of the jet.

UPDATE 1-Virgin Australia to position itself as mid-market airline, new CEO says

18 Nov 2020

* Introducing new food purchase options in economy class (Adds details of administration, Qantas CEO comments)

Australia's Qantas celebrates subdued 100th birthday, looks to post-COVID future

17 Nov 2020

SYDNEY Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd , the world's third-oldest airline, on Monday marked its 100th birthday during its toughest year yet due to the coronavirus pandemic but is looking to the future with optimism, its chief executive said.

Australia's Qantas celebrates subdued 100th birthday, looks to post-COVID future

16 Nov 2020

SYDNEY Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd , the world's third-oldest airline, on Monday marked its 100th birthday during its toughest year yet due to the coronavirus pandemic but is looking to the future with optimism, its chief executive said.

Australia's Qantas celebrates subdued 100th birthday, looks to post-COVID future

16 Nov 2020

SYDNEY, Nov 16 Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd , the world's third-oldest airline, on Monday marked its 100th birthday during its toughest year yet due to the coronavirus pandemic but is looking to the future with optimism, its chief executive said.

Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble sparks surge in bookings, hopes for broader re-opening

12 Nov 2020

SYDNEY The opening of Asia's first "travel bubble" allowing tourism without quarantines since the pandemic hit has sparked a surge in searches and bookings for travel between Singapore and Hong Kong, stirring hopes the model could be rolled out more broadly.

Lack of passenger flights squeezes air freight capacity in peak season

03 Nov 2020

SYDNEY A sharp fall in passenger flights due to the coronavirus pandemic combined with rising e-commerce demand is setting the stage for tight capacity and a renewed rise in air freight rates heading into the peak Christmas season.

Most Cathay Pacific pilots and cabin crew accept permanent pay cuts

29 Oct 2020

SYDNEY Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Thursday that a majority of pilots and flight attendants had signed new contracts that will result in permanent pay cuts.

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