Qantas flags $19 Sydney to Melbourne Jetstar flights in COVID-19 recovery plan

5/05/2020 8:42:00 AM

Qantas boss Alan Joyce has said the airline’s budget arm Jetstar could cut Sydney to Melbourne airfares to as low as $19 to stimulate passenger demand once COVID-19 travel restrictions ease.

Qantas boss Alan Joyce has said the airline’s budget arm Jetstar could cut Sydney to Melbourne airfares to as low as $19 to stimulate passenger demand once COVID-19 travel restrictions ease | pwhatch

Qantas boss Alan Joyce has said the airline’s budget arm Jetstar could cut Sydney to Melbourne airfares to as low as $19 to stimulate passenger demand once COVID-19 travel restrictions ease.

Larger text size Very large text size Qantas boss Alan Joyce has said the airline’s budget arm Jetstar could cut airfares on the Sydney to Melbourne route as low as $19 to stimulate passenger demand once COVID-19 travel restrictions ease.In an announcement to the ASX, Qantas said it has "sufficient liquidity to respond to a range of recovery scenarios, including one where the current trading conditions persist until at least December 2021".Qantas was discussing emergency flights to India with the government.Larger text size Very large text size A diabetic Qantas passenger is suing the airline for at least $200,000, alleging staff failed to stow his insulin on a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne, leading to a diabetic episode and heart attack.

The airline on Tuesday also said it would put its much-hyped "Project Sunrise" of flying non-stop to New York and London on hold in light of the pandemic bringing international travel demand to a halt.Jetstar jets grounded at Sydney Airport.Qantas planes parked on the tarmac at Sydney Airport, in Australia.Cheap fares could be used to stimulate demand once travel restrictions lift.He also operated a rescue flight out of Denpasar after the 2002 Bali bombings.Credit: James Brickwood Qantas' domestic flying has been reduced to 5 per cent of its pre-pandemic levels, and Mr Joyce said on while there was "light at the end of the tunnel" in the form of domestic travel restrictions easing and a possible trans-Tasman "bubble", the recovery would be gradual.(Getty / Cameron Spencer) The current stand down of 20,000 employees will now be extended until at least the end of June.There would be some pent-up demand from people who want to visit family when restrictions lift, Mr Joyce said, and Qantas would also look to stimulate demand with cheap airfares.Advertisement But Qantas claimed the crew on the flight were advised that Mr Rowan had left his insulin at Los Angeles Airport and it was not part of the process for staff to take insulin from passengers and return it to them on board.

Advertisement “On Melbourne-Sydney you could see Jetstar have $39 airfares, you could see $19 airfares and we’ll still cover our cash costs on those flights," he said following an investor update.This follows the $1." With Qantas not normally operating commercial flights to India, Mr Summergreene said there would be a lot of extra planning for the repatriation flight.Loading Qantas had planned to place an order this year for up to 12 Airbus A350s which could fly non-stop from Sydney and Melbourne to London and New York starting in 2023, but on Tuesday it confirmed that project was on hold.“We do think there is a huge potential for Project Sunrise but the time is not right now given the impact on world travel," Mr Joyce said."The Group currently has $2.Qantas extended flight cancellations and said around 25,000 of its 30,000 staff would remain stood-down until at least until the end of June.The airline is reviewing its existing fleet in light of the downturn and flagged it might drop some of its 12 Airbus A380 superjumbos.Related Articles.He then suffered a heart attack, according to the writ filed in the Victorian Supreme Court.

Qantas' domestic competitor Virgin Australia is in voluntary administration looking for new owners.Mr Joyce said it wasn't yet clear what kind of airline the new Virgin will be - with some suggesting it will return to its budget roots - however said whatever the outcome it will be a challenger that presents "challenges and opportunities" Qantas will have to respond to..

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pwhatch I’m not getting on Jetstar unless you pay me $19k a flight pwhatch Finally a cheap flight ✈️! pwhatch Lol - $19 plus all the extras. You'll probably be lucky to get away with anything under $150😏 pwhatch Yep let’s smash the work that has been done so far. pwhatch Trying to apply pressure indirectly.

CroakeyNews pwhatch That would be great if I wanted to go to Sydney pwhatch Airline companies should start investing in high speed electric trains powered from renewable energy? Governments could financially back them and the industries that would develop to deliver that mode of travel would save the economy - and it Fixes ClimateChange 🙃

pwhatch pwhatch Or they may not ... BS pwhatch If they can sell seats at that price and still make money why haven’t they been doing that all along? Desperate to drive Competition out of the skies and then drive their prices right up. pwhatch Key word: Could

Qantas extends flight cancellations, more pain for 20,000 staffBREAKING: The current stand down of 20,000 Qantas employees will now be extended until at least the end of June. 9News Not going anywhere. Stay in Aus and smell the Chinese bat 🦇 noodles 🍜 looks like in INDIA USA RUSSIA / there are SOME CULPRITS POLITICAL CRIMINALS who are ensuring MY TWEETS but CASH goes to thier GANG & hence RAPING TORTURE LOOTING KILLING the ANGELS & educated & employees ? U S ARMY INDIAN ARMY TO KILL them by checking CRIMINAL RECORDS ? um*CBI*& looks like in INDIA USA RUSSIA / there are SOME CULPRITS POLITICAL CRIMINALS who are ensuring MY TWEETS but CASH goes to thier GANG & hence RAPING TORTURE LOOTING KILLING the ANGELS & educated & employees ? U S ARMY INDIAN ARMY TO KILL them by checking CRIMINAL RECORDS ? um*CBI*&

pwhatch Jetstar? ..or Deathstar? pwhatch Could cut his salary to $19000pa at the same time pwhatch what about regional routes? pwhatch Yep it’s true. Come on boys and boys! pwhatch Ill travel if they honour virgin australia travel credits. pwhatch I wouldn’t fly Jetstar if it was free pwhatch That's great. I look forward to it.

pwhatch Am I'm guessing there will be plenty of the add on fees by the time you get to the final payment. pwhatch Unsustainable. They’d be taking a huge loss given all the covid safeguards they’d have to implement pwhatch Why would you want to fly Jetstar?

Three Qantas flights to pick up Aussies stranded in IndiaThe Qantas three flights from Delhi to rescue stranded Australians, costing $2300 a ticket and each carrying 188 passengers, sold out within about 20 minutes. Aaaah, that's not bad anyway! India doesn't, and didn't charge, from the people who were brought back to India from other countries. Rus Fed, China, Cuba, Venezeula didn't charge their stranded citizens. They RESCUED them Not pricey

pwhatch Yes plz! It’s like catching a train pwhatch How about Hobart? pwhatch Things might be a bit slow in the beginning but I thinks once all interstate restrictions are lifted, there'll be a rush to fly anywhere and with Virgin on the skids, Qantas might find itself flying A380s to Dubbo🙂 pwhatch Finally a row to myself

pwhatch Bullshit pwhatch So people only live in Sydney and Melbourne? pwhatch It's going to be like those discount airfares where you miss out because of those that can sit online all day to beat you at it. pwhatch Do you get seat for that price or is that standing? pwhatch Except we shouldn't be encouraging airline travel.

pwhatch Nothing to do with stimulating the economy more to do with stimulating the demise of any competition

Diabetic passenger sues Qantas for failing to pack his insulinA diabetic Qantas passenger is suing the airline for at least $200,000, alleging staff failed to stow his insulin on a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne, leading to a diabetic episode and heart attack. And after this, now quantas is taking that insulin !! 😁 What the hell can't this fool carry his own medical care? We are just going over board with stupid shit ..Should be thrown out of court. Rightly so.

pwhatch Plus 'movement and security'. pwhatch Could also make them free, or make them $1000. “Could” means nothing. pwhatch $19 airfare plus taxes plus fuel levy plus tack off levy plus landing levy plus Ansett levy plus luggage levy plus … pwhatch Trust this Irish hobbit at your peril.. pwhatch 'Could'. Why not will? Though probably just as equally true. Jetstar Qantas AlanJoyce smh auspol

pwhatch Ever heard of global warming? pwhatch $19 airfares with Jetstar? And exactly how much will that be after all the taxes and additional fees are included? pwhatch Yeah! Right. Of course you will. pwhatch Yep whatever happens we have to rush back to normal ASAP, climate change won’t happen by itself, everyone needs to burn their bit.

pwhatch I want to go to Darwin cheaper than a trip to HK or Singapore!!!

Melbourne meatworks named after COVID-19 outbreakThere are now 34 cases of COVID-19 linked to a meat processing facility in Melbourne which deals with thousands of products each day. How is it handled extremely well!? There's been 34 cases there! If they closed on the first case there wouldn't be this massive problem. Big surprise— meat industry involved in an outbreak 🙄 The vegans were right 🤪

pwhatch $19 airfare - Sydney to Melbourne. It is much cheaper than the uber fare from my house to the airport... pwhatch Makes sense, after all the government will still be paying the airlines wage bill because revenue down 50% due to COVID19. Making the most of JobKeeper is smart business pwhatch It will be to force Virgin into a price war he knows they can't compete in. Wipe out the competition.

pwhatch pwhatch I don't believe it. Given the post-Covid19 era will demand screening, testing, more space onboard between passengers, it will be air travel at a premium. pwhatch one seat in the aircraft 19 dollars just like old times

Mitchell tested for coronavirus after being turned away from trainingA week after breaking social distancing rules, Latrell Mitchell has been sent to undergo a COVID-19 test after showing flu-like symptoms when he fronted South Sydney training. SMHsport As so he should! SMHsport (gets popcorn) SMHsport If these fools are allowed to return why can’t all sports

Meat plant outbreak causes Victoria infection spikeVictoria has experienced a spike in COVID-19 cases with an increase of 17 since yesterday, due to the developing outbreak at a Melbourne meat facility. This is proving to be a problem overseas, and has it got to do with the environment being cold and wet? This virus started in a wet market in China....