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Moody’s follows suit with Qantas upgrade

Qantas was upgraded to an investment grade rating by S&P on 17 November 2015. Moody’s has now followed S&P and upgraded the Qantas rating to investment grade. With investment grade ratings from both rating agencies, now may be a good opportunity for longer term investors to take profits

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Virgin 1H15 results

Virgin’s improved performance reflects the turnaround in the Australian domestic aviation sector which has more than offset the continued weak performance of the international business

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Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd research report 2014

Virgin Australia Holdings Limited (‘Virgin’) is Australia’s second largest airline group providing access to over 450 destinations worldwide. Virgin carried 20 million passengers in FY14 and currently operates 3,400 average weekly scheduled flights to 46 destinations in Australia and 16 international destinations

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Qantas research report 2014

Qantas was founded in 1920 and has grown to become Australia’s largest domestic and international airline. Whilst the key business remains the transport of airline passengers, the group has grown to include a number of complementary segments: Qantas Domestic, Qantas International, Qantas Freight, Jetstar and Qantas Loyalty (Frequent Flyer) A comprehensive report from FIIG's in-house research teamA comprehensive report from FIIG's in-house research team