Rico Merkert - Newsroom articles
Jet fuel price drop allows 27 Feb 2016
Australian Financial Review
Dr Rico Merkert was quoted in AFR Weekend about airlines adapting their fleet strategy in response to low fuel prices
The Sydney Morning Herald
Dr Rico Merkert was quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald about airlines adapting their fleet strategy in response to low fuel prices.
SBS Radio interviewed Dr Rico Merkert about the freight train line project connecting Brisbane and Melbourne.
Rico Merkert on NBN and WIN 24 Aug 2015
NBN News and WIN
Dr Rico Merkert was interviewed on NBN and WIN about Qantas replacing a number of their 747 planes with eight new 787 Dreamliners.
Qantas announces it will buy eight Boeing Dreamliners on back of $975 million pre-tax profit 20 Aug 2015
Channel 9 News and NBN
Channel 9 News and NBN interviewed Dr Rico Merkert about Qantas' plan for eight new 787 Dreamliners following a $505 million cash return for shareholders.
Etihad performs a perfect flight 25 Jul 2015
Dr Rico Merkert has been interviewed by The National (newspaper of Abu Dhabi, UAE) on the environmental performance of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and key environmental trends in aviation more generally.
Sydney Morning Herald and The Age
Sydney Morning Herald and The Age quoted Dr Rico Merkert in an article about how there has been little change in air safety, one year on from the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 tragedy.
SBS Radio News
Dr Rico Merkert is interviewed by SBS Radio News about what international airlines can learn from the recent Germanwings crash.
Oil price turbulence for Air NZ 23 Feb 2015
Dr Rico Merkert is quoted in an article about Air New Zealand's fuel price hedging strategy.
The Conversation and SBS News
The Conversation publishes an opinion piece by Dr Rico Merkert explaining the impact of hedging on the aviation industry.