The 10 Most Financially Fragile Airlines

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  1. On fragile airlines, while I wish VA all the best and hope they come out in some form on the other side to provide critical competition to Qantas Group, I also have transferred all my Velocity points to SQ Krisflyer over the weekend. While this comes with quite a penalty of 1.55 to 1, realistically its also the form in which I have used almost all my points in the past and would likely do going forward. I just do not think that a second national carrier is (or should be) a high priority of the Australian government right now. Sad times…

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