Qantas News Stories
April 1, 2013
Dubai airline Emirates and Australia's Qantas will look to extend their partnership to include ground services and catering, they said, a day after launching an alliance.
March 26, 2013
Australia's competition regulator has granted conditional final approval to a five-year alliance between Qantas Airways and Emirates, just days before the first Qantas flight is due to transit through Dubai.
February 21, 2013
Australia's Qantas Airways reported a 10.4 percent rise in first-half profit on Thursday, as a turnaround of its loss-making international operations gathers pace.
January 18, 2013
US and Japanese aviation safety officials wrapped up their initial investigation of a badly damaged battery from a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Friday, saying further checks would be held in Tokyo and could take a week to complete.
January 16, 2013
Qantas Airways said on Wednesday its order for 15 Boeing 787 jets remains on track, despite a string of recent problems with the aircraft.
January 11, 2013
Passengers on a flight from Australia to Papua New Guinea were shocked to look out their cabin windows to find a huge snake on the wing of the plane.
January 4, 2013
Europe's major airlines are investing in first-class cabins, outdoing each other to create ambiance akin to five-star hotels and boosting their image as premium carriers while expanding their cheap fare units to combat no-frills rivals.
December 20, 2012
Australia's competition watchdog has given preliminary approval to an alliance between struggling national flag carrier Qantas and Dubai's Emirates, but only for five years, not the 10 that had been sought.
November 28, 2012
Australia's Qantas Airways went on the offensive on Wednesday against a group of investors that includes the airline's former chief executive, accusing them of trying to sabotage a recent alliance with Dubai's Emirates.
November 15, 2012
Australia's Qantas will repay AUD$650 million (USD$675 million) of debt ahead of schedule and buy back up to AUD$100 million in shares, saying the market is undervaluing the business after a slump in its share price.
November 8, 2012
Australia's Qantas Airways will cut a further 400 engineering jobs as part of a previously announced plan to merge its engineering operations as it seeks to cut costs in the face of high fuel costs and tough competition.
November 2, 2012
Qantas Airways, Australia's struggling flagship airline, said on Friday it plans to focus on paying down debt after curbing capital spending as part of a turnaround plan.