Tag: Alan Joyce

Qantas nearly doubles Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet with order for 12 widebody jets

Boeing and the Qantas Group announced today the carrier has selected the 787 Dreamliner family to modernize its widebody fleet with an order for four 787-9 and eight 787-10 airplanes. With enhanced fuel efficiency and environmental performance, the 787 Dreamliner is pivotal to Qantas' global grow...

Qantas Announces New ‘First’ Lounge in London

Qantas will significantly enhance its network of lounges in Australia and overseas, elevating the pre-flight and transit travel experience for customers to a new level of luxury at key destinations. The $100-million investment features four brand new lounges, including a new flagship First Lounge...

Jetstar announce Stephanie Tully as CEO

The Qantas Group has appointed Stephanie Tully as the new Chief Executive Officer of Jetstar. This follows the announcement in June that current Jetstar CEO, Gareth Evans, will leave his role by the end of calendar 2022. Ms Tully joined the national carrier in 2004 and has worked across operat...

Qantas reaches out to customers with a formal apology

Qantas is reaching out to millions of its customers to formally apologise for recent operational challenges and thank them for their patience as the national carrier works to get back to its best after COVID. The airline is rolling out a range of initiatives to improve mishandled bags and on time...

Alan Joyce Qantas CEO gives up salary for rest of the financial year

Alan Joyce, Chief executive of Qantas has announced that he will be giving up his salary for the rest of the financial year. “In the past fortnight we’ve seen a sharp drop in bookings on our international network as the global coronavirus spread continues", Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce, said...

Qantas full-year profit falls 17%, airline reveals test flights for Sydney to NY and London

Qantas full-year profit falls 17%, airline reveals test flights for Sydney to NY and London

The Qantas Group has reported a profit before tax of A$1.3 billion for the 2019 financial year, 17 per cent lower than 2018, as figures were weighed down by a $614 million increase in fuel costs. Qantas has also revealed it is to operate three ultra long-haul tests flights with 40 passengers on ...

Qantas set to fly two new US routes from Brisbane in 2020

Qantas set to fly two new US routes from Brisbane in 2020

Qantas is set to grow its network in the United States after confirming it will fly directly from Brisbane to Chicago and San Francisco upon approval of its joint business with American Airlines from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). The new routes, to be operated by Qantas...

Qantas makes two key leadership appointments

Qantas makes two key leadership appointments

Qantas has made two key changes to its group leadership team. Current chief financial officer (CFO), Tino La Spina, will move to become chief executive officer (CEO) of Qantas International. This follows the recent resignation of previous CEO, Alison Webster. Vanessa Hudson, who is currently ...

Demand strong for Qantas London-Perth route

Demand strong for Qantas London-Perth route

Qantas says the 12 months since the launch of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner London to Perth route - the only direct link between Europe and Australia - has seen strong demand along with speed records broken. Qantas Group chief executive officer, Alan Joyce released a report card showing what London-P...

Qantas delivers strong first half results, despite soaring fuel costs

Qantas delivers strong first half results, despite soaring fuel costs

Qantas has posted a strong first half year result in the 2019 financial year despite soaring fuel costs with underlying profit before tax coming in at A$780 million (US$559 million) - still a fall of $179 million on the same period in 2018. The airline said that fuel shot up 27 per cent by $416 ...

Qantas upgrades domestic lounges at Melbourne Airport

Qantas upgrades domestic lounges at Melbourne Airport

Qantas has completed a major upgrade of its domestic lounges at Melbourne Airport providing customers with more seats, an Asian spice bar and premium designs inspired by Melbourne’s landscape. The new Domestic Business Lounge and Qantas Club have been completely redesigned to use space more eff...

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