Qantas Airways

Qantas aims to restart international flights from July 2021

Qantas is aiming to restart flights to international destinations from July 2021....


World’s longest flights 76 years apart: sunrise onboard Qantas Airways

Two Qantas Airlines flights, separated by 76 years, left significant footprints in aviation history as the world’s longest passenger services by duration....


Qantas aims to save $100 million a year, cuts 2000 staff

Qantas Airways cuts 2,000 more staff and outsources baggage handling at 10 airports across Australia to save more than $100 million.  ...


Qantas to require COVID-19 vaccination proof before travel

Qantas Airways plans to make vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory for international air travelers once the vaccine is widely available....


Sold out in minutes: Qantas boast sale of “flight to nowhere”

Qantas Airways launched a new seven-hour flight over Australia’s Outback and Great Barrier Reef for travelers who are dying to experience the joy of flight again. The flight attracted such a huge interest that tickets were sold out in 10 minutes,  local media reported....


Qantas looks to consolidate and centralize its property

Qantas Group announced it was reviewing some of its key operating facilities’ size and location as 20,000 employee stand-downs near finalization....


Virgin Australia’s creditors approve purchase terms by Bain

Creditors of Virgin Australia have accepted the terms of purchase previously proposed by Bain Capital (BC), the company reports....


Qantas CEO Alan Joyce expects A380 fleet to return in 3 years

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said he expected the airline’s grounded Airbus A380 fleet to return together with the global market recovery in about three years. Together with Boeing 787s, the aircraft would help the company to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.  ...


Despite redeployment programs, 85% Qantas ex-pilots jobless?

Despite several employment programs that Qantas has, 85% of the airline’s stood-down pilots have not been able to find jobs elsewhere, said the head of the Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA). ...


Qantas drops International CEO with overseas flights grounded

The Qantas Group has revealed that the airline’s head of International services will leave the group as overseas flights will continue to remain grounded until at least mid-2021....