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Qantas and Virgin Australia's close call avoids mid-air collision over Brisbane

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-16 05:06:27

A Qantas plane has been involved in a close call with a Virgin Australia aircraft near Brisbane Airport.The incident, which occurred on October 11, is being investigated by both the Australian Transport ...

Qantas flight to Wellington turns around due to medical event

The New Zealand Herald  2018-10-07 03:49:21

A Qantas flight scheduled to land in Wellington has been turned around due to a medical event.An airline spokesman said a passenger had a "medical issue" 30 minutes into the flight from Melbourne.He said ...

Qantas picks Wellcamp Airport as first pilot academy site

Air Transport World  2018-09-27 19:53:00

Qantas has revealed the first location for its proposed pilot training academy and has selected L3 Commercial Aviation as the site?s training provider.read more

How Joyce made Qantas soar again

Independent.ie  2018-09-23 17:00:00

Four years ago, the Sydney Morning Herald ran a page one splash calling on Qantas airline chief executive Alan Joyce to resign. The influential newspaper lamented the decline of Australia's national carrier, ...

Qantas plane quarantined at Christchurch Airport after child falls ill

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-23 00:17:37

Passengers were quarantined on a plane at Christchurch Airport arriving from Australia after a child fell ill. Flight QF139 arrived in Christchurch from Sydney about 11pm on Saturday night, and the pilot ...

Cathay Pacific, Qantas codeshare to boost networks

Air Transport World  2018-09-21 16:56:00

Australia?s Qantas and Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways have reached a deal to codeshare on selected routes, which will boost Cathay?s domestic Australian access and add new Asian destinations ...

Why Qantas' plans for exercising on planes are a bad idea

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-21 02:57:56

If you ever see me after I've been to the gym, you'll know why Qantas' idea for putting exercise equipment in passenger aircraft is a terrible one.Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has challenged Boeing and Airbus ...

Time to face the music: Qantas pulls the plug on under-used entertainment on domestic flights

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-19 22:23:50

Qantas is scrapping on-demand music and radio channels from its in-flight entertainment systems on domestic flights.The Australian flag carrier said the decision came after a review found just 10 per cent ...

Qantas mulls plane gyms as prepares for 20-hour flights

BBC News  2018-09-18 23:14:53

The Australian airline wants to launch non-stop flights between London and Sydney by 2022.

Joyce appointed oneworld chairman as Vauramo departs

Breaking Travel News  2018-09-18 11:41:45

The governing board of the oneworld global airline alliance has nominated Qantas Group chief executive Alan Joyce to serve as its chairman for the next two years.

Joyce appointed oneworld chairman as Vauramo departs

Breaking Travel News  2018-09-18 11:41:34

The governing board of the oneworld global airline alliance has nominated Qantas Group chief executive Alan Joyce to serve as its chairman for the next two years.

Joyce appointed oneworld chairman as Vauramo departs

Breaking Travel News  2018-09-18 11:41:00

The governing board of the oneworld global airline alliance has nominated Qantas Group chief executive Alan Joyce to serve as its chairman for the next two years.

Miss or Doctor? Why Siobhan O'Dwyer's flight rant is ridiculous

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-06 20:21:40

COMMENT: "We are extremely proud of our cabin crew, who respectfully serve our customers every day and play a vital safety role."This was Qantas' simple and dignified response to a passenger who slammed ...

Virgin Australia strategy, CEO search complicated by airline investors

Reuters  2018-09-05 23:41:10

Under CEO John Borghetti, Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd transformed from a budget airline into a serious rival to Qantas Airways Ltd with the backing of strategic investors including Singapore Airlines ...

Doctor slams Qantas for calling her 'Miss'

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-05 20:07:00

An Aussie doctor has sparked a Twitter feud after a Qantas flight attendant referred to her as "Miss", rather than "Doctor". She says women face this kind of "sexism" every day. An Australian doctor has ...

Inside the cockpit on QF32: How the world's worst aviation disaster was averted

The New Zealand Herald  2018-09-03 07:08:12

Qantas flight QF32 took off from Changi Airport in Singapore headed for Sydney on November 4, 2010 with 440 passengers and 29 crew on-board. The weather was ideal and pilot Captain Richard de Crespigny ...

Qantas seeks to appoint former IATA director Tony Tyler to board

Air Transport World  2018-08-30 15:42:00

Qantas Airways has announced its intent to appoint former IATA and Cathay Pacific head Tony Tyler to its board of directors.read more

Qantas FY18 profit up 15%; starts ultra-long-range formal talks

Air Transport World  2018-08-23 16:15:00

Qantas reported a group net profit of A$980 million ($712.3 million) for its 2018 fiscal year ending June 30, an increase of 15% compared to the previous fiscal year. read more

Qantas reports record financial results, rewards shareholders and employees

Breaking Travel News  2018-08-23 08:56:25

Qantas Group has reported an underlying profit before tax of $1.6 billion for the 2018 financial year ? a record for the national carrier. Qantas chief executive, Alan Joyce, said the record profit reflected ...

Qantas reports record financial results, rewards shareholders and employees

Breaking Travel News  2018-08-23 08:26:05

Qantas Group has reported an underlying profit before tax of $1.6 billion for the 2018 financial year ? a record for the national carrier. Qantas chief executive, Alan Joyce, said the record profit reflected ...