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  • Airlines leverage technology to solve overbooking puzzle

    Published on : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Being offered cash at the fate to avail of a later flight due to overbooking might end up a rare occurrence if technology being examined by major airlines including JetBlue, Qantas and British Airways catches on fast.   Several airlines …

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  • World First US-Australia Biofuel Flight Takes Off

    Published on : Monday, January 29, 2018

    The world’s first dedicated biofuel flight between the United States and Australia, QF96 from Los Angeles to Melbourne, is set to depart later today.     The historic trans-Pacific 15 hour flight will operate with approximately 24,000kg of blended biofuel, …

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  • Qantas deemed as the most polluting transpacific airline

    Published on : Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    The fuel efficiency of 20 carriers flying the transpacific route by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) was analysed and an environmental lobby group, found Australia’s flag carrier Qantas was almost two-thirds less efficient than the leading airlines, Japan’s …

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  • Wi-Fi network ‘Bomb on Board’ forces airplane to make emergency landing

    Published on : Monday, December 4, 2017

    A flight of Turkish Airlines was compelled to make an emergency diversion on Thursday when the flight crew suddenly detected a mobile Wi-Fi network named ‘Bomb on Board’.   This flight had been heading from Nairobi to Istanbul.   It …

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  • Qantas And Uber To Make Airport Trips More Rewarding

    Published on : Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Qantas customers will be able to earn points on Uber trips to-and-from eligible airports in Australia[i] (opens in new window) by booking on the latest version of the airline’s app.   From 3 November, an Uber icon will appear in …

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  • Qantas and Emirates Partnership Update

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Qantas and Emirates today announce additional network changes under the joint partnership which provide customers with greater year round frequency and more services between Australia and New Zealand.*     These changes reflect customer demand and the airlines’ respective network …

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  • Flights following schedules but more than 75,000 evacuated fearing Bali volcanic eruption

    Published on : Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    With hundreds of daily tremors, indicating the increase in magma has forced more than  75,000 people to be evacuated from the adjacent Mount Agung area, Bali.   Waskita Sutadewa, spokesman for the disaster mitigation agency in Bali, said people have …

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  • Australian Art Comes To Tate Modern

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Works by renowned Australian artists Gordon Bennett and Susan Norrie have gone on display at Tate Modern for the first time. They are among ten works of art which have now been jointly acquired by Tate and the Museum of …

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  • New Qantas Sydney – Osaka Flights Extended To Year Round

    Published on : Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Qantas has today announced its seasonal service between Sydney and Osaka starting in December 2017 will be extended to operate on a year-round schedule.*     The decision follows a strong response to the airline’s seasonal announcement in July and …

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  • Qantas chooses Airbus to upgrade the cabins of its A380 fleet

    Published on : Thursday, September 7, 2017

    Qantas has reached an agreement with Airbus to upgrade its 12 flagship A380 cabins to further improve passenger comfort on long-haul operations while maximising economics. In particular, the new interior takes advantage of the A380’s large floor area to most …

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  • London visitors may get discounted tickets from Qantas

    Published on : Thursday, September 7, 2017

    The new London-to-Perth non-stop flights have the possibility to make world appear like an oyster as a key by-product from Qantas.   The Qantas can offer discounted tickets to regional WA destinations like Broome for London tourists on the non-stop …

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  • Singapore is the new stopover hub for Qantas on London-Sydney trip

    Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017

    Thousands of UK airline passengers’ booking, which were scheduled to fly to or through Dubai, have been re-booked or re-routed.     Qantas, the leading Australian airline, has announced it will switch the refuelling stop on its flagship route from …

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  • Changes To Qantas Group Executive Team

    Published on : Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    The Qantas Group has announced a reorganisation of its executive leadership team.     Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said the new structure would help the company keep delivering for customers and shareholders.     “Over the past three years, …

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  • Qantas To Base Four Dreamliners In Brisbane

    Published on : Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    Qantas today announced that four 787-9 Dreamliners will be based in Brisbane, bringing 470 new jobs and opening up new potential international routes.     The first of eight Dreamliners ordered by the national carrier will be delivered from Boeing …

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  • Qantas wants to fly nonstop flights from Sydney to New York or London

    Published on : Friday, August 25, 2017

    Qantas Airways, the flag carrier of Australia wants to fly from Sydney to New York or London nonstop to remove the breaking hassle of most of the passengers.     It will help for the business people, especially. The executives …

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  • Passenger has heart attack, prompts emergency landing of Qantas

    Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

    A Qantas plane that was travelling to Dallas from Sydney had to make an emergency landing after one of its passengers required urgent medical attention.   Emergency services interacted with the aircraft’s authorities when it arrived in Phoenix in Arizona …

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  • Qantas to open direct online booking presence on Fliggy

    Published on : Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    Travellers are set to benefit from a new agreement between Qantas and Alibaba Group’s online travel service platform, Fliggy, which will allow customers to book Qantas flights directly on the site.     Qantas International CEO Gareth Evans and Fliggy …

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  • Australia’s largest airline Qantas inks partnership with China’s Alibaba

    Published on : Friday, August 11, 2017

    Chinese travellers will now be able to buy flights from Qantas directly on the associated site, thanks to a partnership between Australia’s largest airline Qantas and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.   The chief executive of Qantas, Gareth Evans, lauded the …

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  • Two Qantas flights returned to Sydney following engineering issues

    Published on : Friday, August 4, 2017

    Two international Qantas long-haul aircraft carrying hundreds of passengers have been forced to return to Sydney due to “engineering issues”.   One of the aircraft suffered wing flap problems while the other had a crack to the outer pane of …

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  • New Qantas Japan flights leverage growing market

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has welcomed today’s announcement that Qantas will launch new direct seasonal flights between Sydney and Osaka later this year. This move will help to strengthen a resurgence in Japanese travel to Australia and stimulate …

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