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Qantas' International, Domestic Bosses To Leave

December 12, 2014

Qantas Airways said that the heads of its international and domestic divisions "decided to leave" the Australian carrier, four days after the airline told shareholders it expects to swing back to profitability.
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Qantas Gets Lift As Turnaround Strategy Kicks In

December 8, 2014

Qantas expects to post its best first-half result since 2010 as its AUD$2 billion cost-cutting initiative bears fruit and lower oil prices trim fuel costs.
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Deutsche Bahn To Sue Airlines Over Cargo Cartel

December 1, 2014

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn is set to launch another suit against airlines for operating a price-fixing cartel affecting its freight business from 1999-2006, the Wirtschafts Woche weekly reported.
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Asia-Pacific Airlines Delay Fuel Hedging

November 28, 2014

Airlines in the Asia-Pacific region are holding off from hedging their fuel costs as they wait for oil to dip below USD$70 a barrel.
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Qantas, JAL Inject Funds Into Jetstar Japan

November 27, 2014

Qantas and Japan Airlines will inject AUD$114 million (USD$97 million) into Jetstar Japan to support its growth as it prepares to start international flights next year.
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Qantas Swings To First Quarter Profit

October 24, 2014

Qantas returned to underlying profitability in the first three months of the financial year, as it benefited from its strategy of containing capacity.
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Asian Airlines Increase Fuel Hedging

September 25, 2014

Airlines in Asia are stepping up jet fuel hedge volumes after oil prices fell below USD$100 a barrel, with some locking in fuel purchases as far out as 2016.
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Emirates Not Interested In Qantas Investment

September 1, 2014

Emirates is not interested in investing in the international operations of Qantas, according to the Dubai-based carrier's chief commercial officer.
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Qantas Stays Loyal To Frequent Flyer 'Cash Cow'

August 31, 2014

Hiding behind Qantas' AUD$2.8 billion (USD$2.6 billion) annual net loss announced last week is a hugely profitable loyalty scheme that is the envy of the airline world - and the carrier isn't letting go.
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Qantas Converts Airbus A320 Orders To A320neos

August 28, 2014

Qantas has converted orders for 21 Airbus A320s into the re-engined A320neo variant and deferred the delivery by four years.
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Qantas Posts Record AUD$2.8 Bln Full-Year Loss

August 28, 2014

Qantas Airways on Thursday reported its biggest financial loss ever after taking a AUD$2.6 billion (USD$2.4 billion) write-down due to a company restructure that includes a re-valuation of its fleet.
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Australian Carriers Relax Phone Ban

August 25, 2014

Qantas and Virgin Australia passengers can use smartphones and tablets throughout flights from Tuesday after the aviation regulator relaxed a ban on electronic devices on aircraft.
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