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Hooking up during a flight is getting easier with Qantas' 'accidental dating app'

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-18 07:13:34

James Weir imagines the infinite possibilities of an accidental in-flight dating app. Hooking up 30,000 feet in the air has been made easier with a somewhat-accidental in-flight dating app.This week, ...

Marathon flights prompt big Qantas study into jet lag

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-17 19:31:39

The prospect of 20-hour, ultra-long-haul flights and how passengers will cope has provided impetus for a study of potentially tens of thousands of people. The University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre ...

After 93 years, Qantas finally gets the flight it wants

CNN  2017-10-16 22:44:12

The Australian airline on Monday took delivery of the first of eight 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing. It's a jet that Qantas is pinning its future to -- part of a years-long turnaround from record losses.

Revealed: The brand-new Qantas Dreamliner

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-15 23:40:31

Qantas has unveiled its first Dreamliner 787-9, saying it is a milestone in the airline's near century of history.During an event held at Boeing in Everett north of Seattle, chief executive Alan Joyce ...

Queen of the Skies making slowly making way for Qantas' new planes

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-13 01:42:24

Qantas is about to take delivery of the first of its new Dreamliners, allowing the airline to keep phasing out an old favourite - the jumbo jet.The oldest of the airline's Boeing 747s has recently been ...

Fares could rise after Emirates cans A380 superjumbo flights from Auckland to Australia

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-11 03:00:01

Emirates is cutting its services from Auckland to Australia in a major shake-up of the transtasman market.Although partner airline Qantas will partly fill the gap with new services from Melbourne and Brisbane, ...

Flight from hell: Mother suing Qantas over horror journey

The New Zealand Herald  2017-10-06 07:52:36

A Queensland mum claims she lost hearing in one ear and her children also suffered ear injuries when their flight ran into rough turbulence after a family holiday.Joanna Spooner and her two children, then ...

'Where else could you have an openly gay Irishman running the national airline' - Qantas boss Alan Joyce

Independent.ie  2017-10-03 15:27:46

The boss of Australia?s iconic Qantas airline, Dubliner Alan Joyce, has heaped praise on Ireland for the outcome of its same-sex marriage referendum last year.

First Boeing Dreamliner for Qantas takes flight

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-29 05:22:46

Qantas' first Dreamliner has taken to the skies above Seattle as the airline prepares to launch its Perth-to-London services.The 787-9 is due to join the airline around the middle of this month after completing ...

Qantas uses transtasman 'fuel mules' to top up its aircraft in Auckland

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-20 23:49:31

Qantas last night flew a jumbo jet and an Airbus A330 across the Tasman into Auckland to use as "fuel mules" for its aircraft hit by the aviation gas shortage.The Boeing 747-400 was a special flight scheduled ...

Qantas CEO: Airlines can use loyalty programs to be the disruptor

Air Transport World  2017-09-18 18:01:00

Qantas International and Freight CEO Gareth Evans said airlines have the opportunity to be the disruptor, rather than be disrupted, as the digital economy heats up.read more

Elderly woman, 94, stranded at Sydney Airport after wild weather disrupts flight schedule

The New Zealand Herald  2017-09-14 06:38:37

It was supposed to be the heartfelt reunion of two long-time friends.Instead, an elderly woman has had a rare social trip cut short after a Qantas mishap left her stranded at Sydney airport for four hours.Beryl ...

Qantas to increase premium seating on Airbus A380s

Breaking Travel News  2017-09-08 08:29:52

Qantas has reached an agreement with Airbus to upgrade its 12 flagship A380 cabins to further improve passenger comfort on long-haul operations while maximising economics. In particular, the new interior ...

Qantas urges airline manufacturers to cross final frontier

Breaking Travel News  2017-09-07 15:16:09

Qantas has urged aircraft manufacturers to go the extra mile and develop an aircraft that is able to link Australia to anywhere in the world. ?We want the hop to be completely eradicated,? said Gareth ...

Qantas plane returns to Dubai due to technical issue after takeoff

gulfnews.com  2017-09-06 12:49:01

Aircraft spotted circling over Dubai skies before returning to airport shortly after takeoff

Brisbane named second Qantas 787-9 base

Air Transport World  2017-09-01 17:16:00

From Brisbane, the 787-9 is capable of flying nonstop to destinations such as Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco and Vancouver.read more

Qantas and Emirates to extend partnership

gulfnews.com  2017-08-31 14:31:58

The new agreement will see flights re-routed from Dubai to Singapore on London-Sydney flight

Qantas extends Emirates partnership for further five years

Breaking Travel News  2017-08-31 07:52:30

Qantas and Emirates will apply to extend their cornerstone partnership for another five years, making changes to reflect customer demand, new aircraft technology and each airline?s respective network strengths.

Qantas reports strong financial performance for financial 2017

Breaking Travel News  2017-08-25 09:42:17

Qantas has reported an underlying profit before tax of $1,401 million and a statutory profit before tax of $1,181 million for the 12 months ended June 30th, 2017. The underlying result represents the second ...

Qantas announces stock buyback, reports second highest ever profit

The Irish Times  2017-08-25 07:08:19

Airline run by Irishman Alan Joyce, to repurchase as much as $373m of stock