Qantas News Stories

Qantas Forecasting Second-Best Annual Profit

May 4, 2017

Qantas is forecasting its second highest result ever for its full year to end June, as domestic operations show improved performance and international conditions ease.


Eleven Airlines Fined For Cargo Price Fixing

March 17, 2017

The European Commission has reimposed fines on eleven airlines for participating in a price-fixing cartel on air freight between 1999 and 2006.


Airlines Set Up Australia, New Zealand Lobby Group

March 9, 2017

The biggest airlines in Australia and New Zealand have set up an industry group to lobby on industry issues such as airport costs, taxation and fees.


Qantas First-Half Net Profit Falls 25 Pct

February 23, 2017

Australia's Qantas Airways posted its first half results on Friday, showing a net profit fall of 25 percent to AUD$515 million (USD$396.7 million).


Qantas Grounds 10 Aircraft Over Inspections

January 17, 2017

Australia's Qantas grounded 10 Bombardier Q400 aircraft on Tuesday after an “administrative issue” over inspections.



Qantas Adds Perth-London Non-stop in 2018

December 12, 2016

Qantas will launch non-stop flights from the West Australian city of Perth to London from March 2018.


American, Qantas Abandon Partnership Extension

November 28, 2016

American Airlines and Qantas have abandoned plans to expand their existing alliance after the US Department of Transportation last month issued a tentative denial of their application.


US To Block American-Qantas Alliance Expansion

November 18, 2016

The US Department of Transportation has tentatively denied the application by American Airlines and Qantas to expand their existing alliance.


Qantas Expecting H1 Profit Drop

October 31, 2016

Qantas has given a preliminary trading report indicating a three percent revenue dip in the first quarter, and expectations of a first-half profit drop.


Three Australian Airlines Ban Charging Of Galaxy Note7 Phones

September 8, 2016

The three largest Australian airlines have banned the onboard charging of the new Samsung Galaxy Note7 phone over concerns it poses a fire risk.