Cyrus Capital Would Make Sure Virgin Australia Remains Full Service

Another potential owner of a rebooted Virgin Australia has stuck their head above the parapet and outlined their plans for the airline. New York-based Cyrus Capital is one of four shortlisted bidders for Virgin Australia. Yesterday word leaked out on the private equity group’s ambitions for Australia’s second domestic airline.
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Why Did Deltas’ Low-Cost Carrier ‘Song’ Fail?

Airline News
Delta Air Lines once operated a short-lived low-cost carrier. Called “Song,” the airline flew all-economy Boeing 757s on leisure destinations– primarily in Florida. However, the airline made its first flight on April 15th, 2003, and shut down in 2006 as Delta restructured through bankruptcy.

China stresses efficient China-Europe rail freight transport in virus fight

Asian Rail News
Chinese authorities have called for efforts to ensure stable and smooth China-Europe rail freight transport to facilitate the fight against the novel coronavirus and help normalize the industrial chains.

Early Yanchep rail works roll forward

Western Australian Rail News
MAJOR work on the Yanchep rail extension is expected to start in August, with early earthworks done on part of the track.

Inland Rail Grants now available

Inland Rail Project
Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is inviting community groups and organisations to apply for round six of the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program.

Procurement reform a vital step for economic recovery

Rail News
ARA CEO Caroline Wilkie makes the case for procurement reform in rollingstock and signalling to assist infrastructure spending to stimulate the economy.

American Airlines Will Start Alerting Passengers Booked On Busy Flights

Airline News
American Airlines announced on May 27th that it would start rolling out a system to let people know if their flight is full or not. Then, if a passenger chooses, they can move to a more open flight when available without having to pay anything extra.

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