Top News on Qantas

  • Extra long-haul: The 10 furthest airline routes


    At 06:26 local time on 1 October, the first Airbus A380 to serve the world’s longest scheduled air route – Dallas Fort Worth to Sydney – touched down in Australia’s largest city


  • Other News for Qantas

  • Qantas ‘looking forward’ to firming 787-9 options


    ​Qantas could soon exercise options for some Boeing 787-9s for delivery from 2017 if its international business...


  • Qantas mulls fleet replacement options


    Qantas Airways is assessing its options for replacing its core fleet of Boeing 737s, 747s and 717s.


  • Jetstar takes delivery of first 787


    ​Boeing delivered the first of 14 787-8 aircraft to Qantas’ budget subsidiary Jetstar on 6 October.


  • News Listings for Qantas

  • Queenstown airport starts terminal expansion

    News | 20 Oct 2014 02:25 | Ellis Taylor

    Construction has started on a new international terminal at New Zealand’s Queenstown airport that will significantly boost its peak handling capacity.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Queenstown-airport-starts-terminal-expansion-404939/
  • Auckland airport names new GM aeronautical commercial

    News | 17 Oct 2014 08:21 | Firdaus Hashim

    Auckland International Airport has named Norris Carter as its new general manager for aeronautical commercial, effective from 10 November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Auckland-airport-names-new-GM-aeronautical-commercial-404882/
  • Aeroflot, Bangkok Airways start codeshare

    News | 17 Oct 2014 03:06 | Firdaus Hashim

    Aeroflot Russian Airlines has placed its code on some domestic services operated by Bangkok Airways since 29 September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aeroflot-Bangkok-Airways-start-codeshare-404873/
  • Jetstar Japan posts Y11.1bn loss in FY2013

    News | 15 Oct 2014 08:14 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Jetstar Japan has confirmed recent reports that it lost Y11.1 billion ($103.5 million) during the financial year to 31 March 2014 as it continued to scale up its operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jetstar-Japan-posts-Y111bn-loss-in-FY2013-404777/
  • Loose coupling led to A380 water leak: ATSB

    News | 15 Oct 2014 07:47 | Ellis Taylor

    A coupling unwittingly loosened by a mop during cleaning led to a major water leak that occurred on board a Qantas Airways Airbus A380 on 2 July, forcing it to divert back to Los Angeles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Loose-coupling-led-to-A380-water-leak-ATSB-404773/
  • Qantas to use Jetstar A320s on FIFO charters

    News | 15 Oct 2014 04:17 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Qantas Airways will utilise Jetstar Airways’ Airbus A320s on some fly in, fly out (FIFO) charter services from December to cater for increased demand.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-to-use-Jetstar-A320s-on-FIFO-charters-404770/