Qantas News Stories

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.


Qantas Posts Record Profit As Turnaround Continues

August 24, 2016

Australia’s Qantas Airways announced a record underlying profit of AUD$1.53 billion (USD$1.167 billion), up 57 percent from the previous financial year.



Qantas Talking To Boeing On 777X

April 28, 2016

Qantas said it will keep its Airbus A380s in service beyond 2020 as it conducts talks with Boeing on its next-generation 777X jets.


Qantas To Cut H2 Domestic Capacity Growth

April 18, 2016

Qantas Airways is cutting planned domestic capacity growth in the second half of the year due to slower than expected demand.


Qantas H1 Profit More Than Doubles

February 22, 2016

Qantas' first-half profit more than doubled as it cut costs and reaped the benefits of a lower Australian dollar and oil price.


Qantas, Air NZ Halt Vanuatu Flights Over Runway Risks

January 25, 2016

Qantas and Air New Zealand have suspended flights to Vanuatu due to safety concerns about its airport runway, a blow to tourism and the Pacific island nation's recovery efforts after a cyclone last year.


Boeing Gets 787 Orders Worth USD$3.5 Billion

October 29, 2015

Boeing has won orders from El Al and Qantas for 787 Dreamliners worth more than USD$3.5 billion at list prices.