'I never got to experience Air New Zealand in anything but a crisis,' says Foran in his first major interview with an Australian publication.
Reporter for The Age
Qantas and Jetstar will make mask use mandatory for passengers on all flights to and from Melbourne and say the policy could extend to other routes.
Simon Birmingham has buoyed hopes Australians will be able to fly to New Zealand again by September if the coronavirus flare-up in Victoria is brought under control.
The consumer watchdog has raised concerns that Qantas may have encouraged customers to cancel bookings in order to receive a flight credit when many would have been entitled to a refund.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says the airline needs to offer cut-price airfares to get people flying again and to put the brakes on its $40 million weekly cash burn.
Qantas is preparing to scale up its domestic flying from its current 5 per cent of pre-pandemic levels to 40 per cent by the end of July, pending the reopening of state borders.
A travel industry group working to establish a 'Trans-Tasman bubble' says it will present a plan to both governments early next month and eyes flights resuming as early as September.
Sydney Airport boss Geoff Culbert says opening state borders in time for the July school holidays offers the only chance for many tourism operators to survive.
Qantas will temporarily ban dog breeds prone to breathing problems from its flights, and will then only allow boxers, bulldogs and pugs on board if a vet says they are safe to fly.
Qantas has chosen the aircraft it will use for non-stop flights to New York and London, but delayed its decision on whether it will go ahead with the new routes.
Qantas says the plane makers' prices are too high.
Qantas says it is willing to help one of its cabin crew members take defamation action against pop star will.i.am if he does not retract his claim she racially discriminated against him.
Qantas will pledge to cut its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, breaking ranks with its global airline peers at a time when aviation is under unprecedented scrutiny over its contribution to climate change.
Qantas is moving closer to a decision on buying ultra long-haul planes but says it has binned plans to fit the planes out with gyms, children's play areas and bunk beds
Qantas has set its sights on big-spending shoppers to grow its fledgling financial services business, as its switches the focus of its loyalty scheme from frequent flyers to "frequent buyers".