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New Jetstar boss - what's the plan for New Zealand?

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-12 06:15:49

It was no doubt a well-worn joke, but Gareth Evans was a good sport about it.Just before Evans moved from his job leading Qantas' international airline to become head of Jetstar, his boss Alan Joyce introduced ...

Qantas to sell catering operation to Emirates? Dnata

Air Transport World  2018-04-11 14:43:00

Qantas has struck a deal to spin off its catering division, as prospective purchaser Dnata looks to grow its presence in the Australian market and globallyread more

Qantas blunder in Christchurch leaves couple stranded

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-09 10:32:14

An Australian couple says Qantas refused to fly them from New Zealand to China because they didn't have a visa ? even though they didn't need one.Ian and Jane Swann, from Devon, UK, had been visiting their ...

17-hour economy 'hell'? You haven't seen anything yet form Qantas

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-28 02:31:53

With Qantas just kicking off the first direct flight from Australia to Europe on the weekend, it's clear that the airline is aiming sky-high with its fleet capabilities.In fact, the 17-hour London to Perth ...

Perth to London direct: The verdict on the Qantas flight

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-25 06:24:03

By Alex Robertson The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Qantas have for the direct service between Perth and London has been configured with just 236 seats meaning more room for passengers. Some airlines using this ...

Touchdown: Marathon Qantas flight from Perth to London lands

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-25 05:00:15

By Alex Robertson Aviation history has been made with the landing of the first scheduled flight to link Australia and Britain.QF9 has landed at London's Heathrow Airport after a 17-hour-and-five-minute ...

Red Roo's giant leap: Marathon Qantas flight from Perth to London on schedule

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-25 00:52:22

Qantas' historic first Perth to London flight is due to land at around 5pm today, (NZT) linking Australia and Britain with regular non-stop flights for the first time.QF9, carrying more than 200 passengers ...

Qantas launches new non-stop kangaroo route from Perth to London

Breaking Travel News  2018-03-24 14:09:58

Qantas? first Perth to London flight has taken off, marking the start of the only direct air link between Australia and Europe. The history-making QF9, carrying more than 200 passengers and 16 crew, landed ...

Qantas launches new non-stop kangaroo route from Perth to London

Breaking Travel News  2018-03-24 14:09:31

Qantas? first Perth to London flight has taken off, marking the start of the only direct air link between Australia and Europe. The history-making QF9, carrying more than 200 passengers and 16 crew, landed ...

Qantas launches new non-stop kangaroo route from Perth to London

Breaking Travel News  2018-03-24 14:09:13

Qantas? first Perth to London flight has taken off, marking the start of the only direct air link between Australia and Europe. The history-making QF9, carrying more than 200 passengers and 16 crew, pushed ...

Airlines Conquer Challenges of Long-Haul Flights. Now Can Passengers?

The Wall Street Journal  2018-03-24 11:00:02

Now that ultra long-haul flights, like Qantas Airways? London-to-Perth connection, are possible, airlines and aircraft makers are asking: How can we make them bearable for passengers?

Limbering up before the marathon flight: Yoga for Perth-London Qantas passengers

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-23 23:23:21

Passengers at a new Qantas transit lounge in Perth will be able to limber up before flights with in yoga and stretching classes before and after flights.The lounge has been opened to coincide with the ...

The Big Read: Flying long - the growth of ultra-marathon flights and what they mean for Kiwis

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-22 09:38:31

When Qantas flight QF9 takes off from Perth on Sunday, heading for London non-stop, it will break new ground in ultra-long range flying.The 17-hour-plus flight will be the longest service by a Boeing 787 ...

Remedy lemon and ginger kombucha on Qantas - what would Boonie think?

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-01 07:56:24

Qantas has unveiled a menu it hopes will help passengers beat jet lag on ultra long haul flights.Healthy poke bowls and a herbal tea designed especially for Qantas are among the new dining choices on Qantas' ...

American Airlines, Qantas re-seek U.S. nod for joint venture

Reuters  2018-02-27 03:38:47

SYDNEY (Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd are making a second attempt at gaining U.S. regulatory permission for a venture that would allow them to coordinate prices and schedules, ...

Qantas and American Airlines make new bid for more flights across the Pacific

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-26 22:31:33

Qantas and American Airlines are trying again for approval for a joint venture which they say will lead to cheaper flights across the Pacific, benefiting all passengers, including New Zealanders.The two ...

American, Qantas resubmit JV application to DOT

Air Transport World  2018-02-26 22:01:00

American Airlines and Australian flag carrier Qantas are hoping that a revised application submitted to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Feb. 26 to form an antitrust-immunized joint venture (JV) ...

American, Qantas resubmit JV application to DOT

Air Transport World  2018-02-26 22:01:00

American Airlines and Australian flag carrier Qantas are hoping that a revised application submitted to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Feb. 26 to form an antitrust-immunized joint venture (JV) ...

Qantas to take A321LR deliveries for LCC Jetstar

Air Transport World  2018-02-22 20:42:00

The Qantas Group has confirmed it will take delivery of 18 Airbus A321neo long-range (A321LR) aircraft beginning in mid-2020, which will be used by its Jetstar LCC subsidiary for fleet replacement and ...

Qantas Group reports record results for second half of 2017

Breaking Travel News  2018-02-22 10:55:43

Qantas Group has delivered its highest-ever first half underlying profit before tax, reporting a figure of $976 million for the six months to December.