Qantas Airways Limited is the flag carrier of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations. It is the third oldest airline in the world, after KLM and Avianca, having been founded in November 1920; it began international passenger flights in May 1935. The Qantas name comes from "QANTAS", an acronym for its original name, "Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services", and it is nicknamed "The Flying Kangaroo". Qantas is a founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance.
Qantas Airways said on Thursday (March 19) it will halt all international flights from late March until at least the end of May, and is putting two-thirds of its workforce on leave after Australia told..
Australian airline Qantas announced on Tuesday (March 10) it will cut its international capacity by nearly 25% over the next six months and delay an order for Airbus A350 planes, all part of sweeping..
The crisis for airlines deepened on Thursday as Lufthansa warned the industry might not survive without state aid if the coronavirus pandemic lasts a long time, and Qantas Airways told most of its.. Reuters - Published
Tonight on SBS World News: Qantas and Jetstar to cancel almost all international flights, the EU's plan for a 30 day shutdown to stop foreigners entering the border and how free falling share markets.. SBS - Published
Australian aircraft must be cleaned more thoroughly, a union says, with sleeping blankets being reused on Qantas domestic flights and many Jetstar planes not disinfected after every trip. The Age - Published
Hong Kong (CNN Business)Qantas has announced sweeping cost-cutting measures in light of the worsening novel coronavirus crisis, including slashing almost a quarter of all flights for the next six.. WorldNews - Published
SINGAPORE — Australia’s Qantas Airways has urged its pilots to reach agreement on a pay deal for the world’s longest commercial flights or face being replaced for those routes. The airline.. WorldNews - Published
Australians boarded a Qantas jet in Wuhan on Monday morning, fleeing the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China on a flight chartered by the Australian government which will take them into.. Reuters - Published
Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand said on Saturday they were suspending direct flights from their countries to mainland China in response to travel restrictions imposed in the wake of the coronavirus.. Reuters - Published
SYDNEY, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- A new state-of-the-art flight academy has opened in Australia with the capacity to train over 250 pilots per year. Built by Aussie aviation giant Qantas in association with.. WorldNews - Published
Australia’s Qantas Airways has chosen Airbus’ A350-1000 planes for its planned non-stop Sydney to London service, which would be the world’s longest commercial flight. The carrier said it would.. WorldNews - Published
Australia's Qantas on Monday rejected accusations of in-flight racism from US performer will.i.am, with the airline saying it would back legal action against the Black Eyed Peas frontman. The multiple.. WorldNews - Published
Qantas Airlines' "Project Sunrise" departed Friday night bound some 10,000 miles from New York to Sydney, Australia. Around 40 passengers staggered off after landing a short time ago, having flown for.. CBS News - Published