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Rico Merkert - Newsroom articles

  • AirAsia who is behind it 29 Dec 2014

    SBS Radio News

    Dr Rico Merkert was interviewed on SBS Radio News and provided company, business model and fleet background information on AirAsia in the light of their missing QZ8501 flight.

  • Why airlines have not yet passed on the savings from falling oil prices to their customers 03 Dec 2014

    SBS Radio

    Dr Rico Merkert is interviewed about how fuel hedging and revenue management can explain why airlines currently don't pass on falling oil prices to their customers.

  • British airports hold upper hand on carbon footprint 22 Aug 2014

    The Australian

    The Australian mentions a paper co-authored by Dr Rico Merkert and Professor Corinne Mulley into the study of how to develop public ground transportation strategies to reduce carbon footprint.

  • Malaysia Airlines in $460m bid to clear air 09 Aug 2014

    The Australian

    Malaysia Airlines is expected to remain a viable player in the Australian market after its major government shareholder yesterday moved to delist it, with a $460m bid to throw off the yoke of two crippling crashes.

  • 'Malaysia Airlines may need support' to survive after MH17 19 Jul 2014

    The Australian

    Dr Rico Merkert is quoted in a story about the impact the two Malaysia Airlines tragedies will have on the company.

  • Abbott confirms Badgerys Creek for Sydney's second airport 15 Apr 2014

    The Conversation

    Dr Rico Merkert is quoted in a piece published in the Conversation about the announcement of a second Sydney airport in Badgerys Creek.

  • Does Qantas have substantial financial resources? 05 Mar 2014

    SBS Radio Business Insider

    Aviation Management expert Dr. Rico Merkert was interviewed on the SBS Radio Business Insider Program claiming Qantas has billions of dollars in financial reserves.

  • Qantas speeds up fleet overhaul 25 Feb 2014

    The Australian

    The Australian reports that Qantas is tipped to accelerate the retirement of its older planes as part of $2 billion in cost cuts expected to touch every area of the company. Rico Merkert was quoted in the article.

  • Labor's support for second airport curfew comes under fire 18 Feb 2014

    Sydney Morning Herald

    Labor's support for a curfew on a second airport at Badgerys Creek is coming under fire from experts and business groups who say it would undermine the project. Dr Rico Merkert is quoted in the article.

  • Ownership cap is not Qantas's only problem 11 Dec 2013

    The Australian

    Dr Rico Merkert explores how the events in recent days and weeks have led to Qantas' senior management pleading for federal government assistance at various levels.

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