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Virgin Australia fights for your business

Australia’s business travel market is about to become more competitive – and deliver better value for your travel budget.

Qantas plans Jetstar deals to tackle Virgin Blue-Etihad alliance

Qantas Airways is reportedly in talks with potential partners for its budget airline Jetstar to establish regional hub access in China and India to combat Virgin Blue's deal with Etihad giving it access to the middle east.

Virgin Blue to get overhaul by Qantas flying kangaroo creator

Virgin Blue will undertake a complete overhaul of Virgin Blue Holdings' brands (including V Australia) with Hans Hulsbosch the brains behind Qantas' flying Kangaroo logo, hired as creative director for the airline.

Virgin Blue flights to Abu Dhabi take off with Etihad

Virgin Blue Holdings Limited, who run both Virgin Blue and V Australia and Etihad Airways PJSC today signed an agreement to enable V Australia to fly into Abu Dhabi from 2011.

Virgin Blue abandons New Zealand

Virgin Blue will abandon the New Zealand domestic market from October 18, after it's New Zealand based Pacific Blue operation accrued years of losses.

V Australia to be folded into Virgin Blue

Virgin Blue Chief Executive John Borghetti has signaled his intention to bring V Australia under Virgin Blue's management and operations structure in a memo to staff yesterday.

Virgin Blue snares lucrative Federal Government contract

Qantas has been displaced as the Australian Government's sole airline of choice, with Virgin Blue, Jetstar and Regional Express joining Qantas in sharing the Government's domestic air travel contract.

Virgin Blue CEO flying high on $4.5 million exec pay deal

Virgin Blue’s new chief executive, John Borghetti will pocket up to $4.5 million this year, 60 percent more than his predecessor Brett Godfrey.


Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...