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Qantas boss replies to boy's viral letter

CNN  2019-03-12 06:52:21

An Australian schoolboy with dreams of setting up his own airline has penned a letter to Qantas CEO Alan Joyce asking for advice.

Boy's letter to Qantas boss for 'CEO advice' goes viral

BBC News  2019-03-12 01:01:37

The 10-year-old boy called on Alan Joyce to take him "seriously" about starting an airline.

Boy, 10, summons Qantas CEO Alan Joyce to meeting with handwritten note

The New Zealand Herald  2019-03-11 20:50:06

A 10-year-old boy has been invited to meet with Alan Joyce after his handwritten letter got the attention of the Qantas CEO.Alex Jacquot, a young aviation enthusiast and the "self-appointed CEO" of his ...

Qantas announces change to cabin baggage weight rules

The New Zealand Herald  2019-03-08 01:44:20

Domestic passengers have been complaining the 7kg-per-item limit for cabin bags is too small, so Qantas has overhauled the restrictions. Qantas domestic passengers will soon be able to board with a carry-on ...

Disappearing points: Qantas stands by policy despite more complaints

The New Zealand Herald  2019-03-06 00:03:32

Australia's largest airline Qantas says the notice it gives customers as part of its Frequent Flyer programme is adequate and it won't introduce new measures for warnings before air points expire.This ...

James Wallace saved 400,000 Qantas flight points over 16 years, then they disappeared

The New Zealand Herald  2019-03-05 01:08:43

A New Plymouth man who has been saving his frequent flyer points for 16 years was horrified when he discovered all 400,000 of them had expired.James Wallace, 39, had been saving his Qantas Frequent Flyer ...

Qantas sees net profit fall 16% in fiscal 1H on international decline

Air Transport World  2019-02-21 15:06:00

Qantas reported falling profits in its international operation for the six months through Dec. 31, 2018, but the airline predicts competitive and cost pressure in the international market will ease this ...

Rising fuel prices drive down profits at Qantas Group

Breaking Travel News  2019-02-21 08:46:19

Qantas Group has delivered underlying profit before tax of A$780 million, down A$179 million on the record figure recorded last year. The figure comes despite a A$416 million, or 27 per cent, increase ...

Qantas confident it can overcome fuel price hit which cut half-year profit by $187m

The New Zealand Herald  2019-02-20 22:10:02

Qantas is confident it can overcome the impact of fuel costs which dented first-half profits.In an upbeat assessment of prospects for the full year, group chief executive Alan Joyce said there were strong ...

Airline wine awards: Qantas toast of the town with best flying wine cellar in Sky Awards

The New Zealand Herald  2019-02-19 21:40:42

The Australian national carrier Qantas has been crowned as the airline with the world's best flying wine cellars.Qantas scooped first place in six of the categories judged in the Sky Awards, including ...

Travelport expands distribution partnership with Qantas

Breaking Travel News  2019-02-12 08:43:35

Travelport has strengthened its partnership with Australia?s national carrier, Qantas, with a new agreement that includes a commitment to continued collaboration on the future of distribution.

Amadeus expands distribution agreement with Qantas

Breaking Travel News  2019-02-08 09:58:55

Amadeus has signed a new distribution agreement with Qantas, Australia?s national carrier, that includes a private channel. The private channel will be known as the Qantas Channel and will come into effect ...

Qantas cancels remaining Airbus A380 orders

Air Transport World  2019-02-07 14:00:00

Qantas has canceled its remaining eight Airbus A380 orders, after stating for years that it did not intend to take delivery of these more

A380 cancellations by Qantas raise new questions about the superjumbo's future

CNN  2019-02-07 07:59:44

Doubts about the future of the Airbus A380 have grown after yet another airline canceled an order for the superjumbo jet.

Qantas cancels order for 8 Airbus A380s amid doubts on jet's future

Reuters  2019-02-07 01:22:06

Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd said on Thursday it formally canceled a longstanding order for eight Airbus SE A380 superjumbo jets.

Pritchard to lead Qantas in UK and Europe

Breaking Travel News  2019-02-06 10:07:16

Pritchard joins the team in London at an exciting time, as the airline prepares to celebrate its centenary in 2020 and progresses Project Sunrise ? Qantas? plans to fly non-stop between London and the ...

Qantas acquires 19.9% stake in Virgin partner Alliance Airlines

Air Transport World  2019-02-01 15:11:00

Qantas has purchased a 19.9% stake in Australian charter and regional carrier Alliance Airlines?a move that raised concerns by rival Virgin Australia, which has a long-standing partnership with ...

Exercise bikes, cafes: Unusual things Qantas passengers want to see on flights

The New Zealand Herald  2019-01-28 22:30:00

Qantas has asked the public what they want to see on planes and said it will try to make it happen. And it's opened the floodgates. Exercise bikes, meditation classes and a cafe serving healthy food: They ...

Qantas customers request exercise bikes, virtual reality for 20-hour flights

Reuters  2019-01-28 01:30:18

Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd on Monday said customers were requesting in-flight innovations such as exercise bikes and virtual reality relaxation to pass the time on proposed 20-hour non-stop flights ...

Flying Perth to Melbourne with Qantas

The New Zealand Herald  2018-12-11 03:33:09

The plane: B787-9: The legendary Dreamliner. Class: Economy. Price: The trip was just one leg of my four-flight Auckland-to-Perth trip. You can get on to Economy Class return tickets for Auckland to ...