Tag: Qantas

Qantas and Perth Airport agree multi-billion-dollar expansion deal

Qantas and Perth Airport agree multi-billion-dollar expansion deal

Australian flag carrier Qantas and Perth Airport have announced a "historic" commercial agreement set to unlock a "multi-billion-dollar wave of investment" through the expansion of Perth Airport. Qantas said the 12-year agreement, in which the airport will invest around AU$3bn in new terminal fac...

Swissport to serve entire Qantas fleet in Melbourne

Qantas has chosen Swissport as its ground handling partner at Melbourne International Airport in Australia. After providing ground handling services for the airline's domestic flights over many years, Swissport commenced handling for the carrier’s international flights this week - including the...

Qantas announces new singapore to darwin flights

Australia’s national carrier, Qantas, has announced it is launching a new international route to Darwin, offering more choice to Australia’s Northern Territory for travellers from the United Kingdom. From December 9 2024, the new service, operating Singapore-Darwin, will connect seamlessly f...

Accelya & Qantas extend long-term modern retailing partnership

Accelya, a leading global software provider to the airline industry, today announced it has signed a new long-term New Distribution Capability (NDC) agreement with Australian national carrier Qantas. Accelya’s vast portfolio of innovative, airline-first solutions will be used by Qantas to conti...

Qantas plane.

Qantas illegally sacked 1,700 workers during Coronavirus

The High Court of Australia has ruled that Qantas illegally sacked 1,700 employees during the pandemic, after the airline's bid to overturn the ruling. During the coronavirus pandemic, the carrier outsourced their employees by bringing in contractors. By doing so, Australia's most senior court ru...

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...

Finnair to lease two A330 aircraft to oneworld partner Qantas

Finnair and Qantas have entered into a long-term agreement, in which Finnair first leases two A330 aircraft with crew (wet lease) to Qantas for a period of two years, and after the wet lease period, dry leases (aircraft lease with no crew) two of its A330s to Qantas for a period of 2.5 years, starti...

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...

Qantas launched a new route from Bengaluru (BLR) to Sydney (SYD) today

Australia’s national airline Qantas has today launched a new route from Bengaluru (BLR) to Sydney (SYD), providing the first direct connection between Southern India and Australia by any airline. QF68 will cut nearly three hours off the current fastest travel time between the two cities and sig...

Qantas and Jetstar respond with extra staff for school hols this weekend

Qantas and Jetstar are set for a busy weekend as school holidays conclude in Victoria and Queensland, deploying additional staff to manage airport queues and check-in with more than 350,000 travellers travelling within Australia over the next four days. This weekend also marks the start of school h...

Qantas announces order of fleet of Airbus A350-1000 jets

Over the weekend Qantas announced several major fleet decisions regarding its international and domestic networks over the next ten years. 12 Airbus A350-1000s were ordered to operate non-stop flights from Australia to cities including New York and London, beginning towards the end of 2025, flyin...

Qantas flight attendants are sleeping amongst passengers in blanket ‘forts’

Photos showing the blanket ‘forts’ set up by the Qantas flight attendants have been released, highlighting the lack of fair rest space set up by the airline for their attendants. The photo, taken on a flight from Brisbane to Los Angles and sent anonymously, depicts the privacy the crew are tryi...

Qantas brings forward international flights to 1 November

Qantas brings forward international flights to 1 November

Qantas will bring forward the restart of its international flights by two weeks to 1 November 2021 after the Federal and New South Wales governments today confirmed borders will now reopen on that date. The national carrier has also welcomed the decision by the NSW Government to remove quarantine...

Six More Airlines Implement IATA Travel Pass

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Etihad Airways, Jazeera Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian, will implement IATA Travel Pass in a phased rollout across the airlines’ networks. These five airlines join Emirates Airline as IATA Travel Pass im...

Emirates and Qantas extend partnership to help boost recovery of international travel

Qantas and Emirates have announced they will extend their cornerstone partnership for another five years, meaning customers and frequent flyers of both airlines will have access to an expansive joint network, and millions of reward seats to travel across Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the UK...

.