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Australia to double spending on tourism industry by 2020

The federal government is targeting investors and developers to build more hotels and resorts in cities and regions in a bid to meet the target of doubling spending in the tourism industry to $140 bil

Quebec threatens to sue Air Canada, Canadian government

The Government of Quebec is considering suing Air Canada and the federal government over the closing of Montreal service facility that was servicing Air Canada's planes.

Australian government may intervene in Qantas’s labor row

The federal government may intervene in Qantas's industrial relations storm after the airline said it would be forced to ground planes from next week because of work bans by engineers.

Federal government to stay out of Air Canada strike

Canada's federal government served notice last night that it plans to table legislation to end the strike by Air Canada’s call centre, check-in and gate agents.

Delta applauds decision to investigate labor board

ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines today applauded the decision of the U.S.

American Airlines spent $1.47M to lobby Congress and executive-branch agencies

WASHINGTON - American Airlines spent $1.47 million lobbying the federal government in the second quarter.

Continental spends $894,000 to lobby federal government in 1Q

WASHINGTON - Continental Airlines spent $894,000 to lobby Congress and executive-branch agencies in the first quarter on issues including antitrust exemption, according to a recent disclosure filing.

Accreditation scheme planned for tourism

The federal government is aiming to rid the tourism industry of "shonky operators" with a new accreditation scheme.