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What we’re reading: Mountain bike adventures, Qantas changes FF program, Mississippi casino to close

Mountain bike adventures to try, Qantas changes frequent flyer program, Mississippi casino to close

What we’re reading: Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs, touring the Boeing plant, new paint job lands in Philadelphia

Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs, touring the Boeing plant, first repainted USAir plane lands in Philadelphia

What we’re reading: World’s safest airline, Delta upgrades aircraft interiors, Niagara Falls freezes

Qantas still safest airline, Delta to upgrade aircraft interiors, how cold was the polar vortex?

What we’re reading: Qantas to cut 1000 jobs, easy ski vacation ideas, Christmas in Las Vegas, Southwest, Virgin America to buy LaGuardia slots

Qantas cuts 1000 jobs, mulls future of Jetstar and frequent flyers

Qantas will cut 1000 jobs and will consider selling Jetstar, its low-cost subsidiary as well as its frequent flyer program.
After pleading over the last two weeks for financial assistance from the federal government, Qantas said in a profit warning on Thursday that the ”challenges we now face are immense.”

The airline will step up cost savings over the next three years, stripping out $2 billion.

What we’re reading: Possible Qantas takeover law change, be a good restaurant customer, travel sales

Possible Qantas takeover law change, be a good restaurant customer, travel sales

What we’re reading: FAA OKs personal electronic devices, JetBlue to allow PED use during flight, new Qantas LAX lounge

FAA to allow PEDs to be used during takeoff and landing, JetBlue to allow use of PEDs throughout flight, Qantas plans on new lounge at LAX

What we’re reading: FF miles are easy to steal, booted from flight for anti-TSA shirt, Qantas drops 787 order

Airline frequent flier miles are easy theft targets, man booted from flight for anti-TSA shirt, Qantas drops Boeing 787 order

What we’re reading: Olympians help Qantas, mobile app bookings soar, Orlando to Miami airport train?

Olympians help Qantas with safety briefing, bookings via mobile apps soar, Orlando Airport may add train station and new terminal

Weekend what we’re reading: Capsule seats — berths in the air, charging for oversized bags at the gate, new Qantas flight attendant uniforms

This weekend we take a look at capsule seating for business class and probably first class in the future. Airlines struggle with oversized carry-on baggage and whether to charge extra for such luggage. And, Qantas introduces its new uniforms and provides a slideshow of uniforms past.

What we’re reading: DOT warns about “free” flights, FAA to re-open pilot fatigue rules, Qantas to cut more maintenance jobs

DOT warns airlines and agents "free" flights, FAA to re-open pilot fatigue rules for cargo airlines, Qantas to cut more maintenance jobs