Qantas opens new Changi lounge

Qantas today (11 April 2013) unveiled its new lounge at Singapore's Changi airport. The new facility forms part of the Australian carrier’s renewed drive into the Asian market,…

Qantas expands reach into China

Qantas has significantly expanded its reach into China by signing a new codeshare agreement with China Eastern Airlines. From 1 May 2013, Qantas will codeshare on China Eastern’s…

Qantas welcomes Ellen DeGeneres

Qantas has welcomed US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres Show to Australia for a six-day visit. The airline has partnered with Swisse Wellnes to bring The Ellen DeGeneres Show ‘Down…

Qantas reveals new Asian schedules

Qantas has unveiled a series of changes to its East Asian network, following the removal of its Kangaroo Route flights from the region. From 31 March 2013, Qantas will join forces with…

Qantas to repay debts

Qantas will repay AU$650 million (US$677m) of debt ahead of schedule, the company announced today. The Australian airline revealed that it will repay of all outstanding 5.125% notes in…

Qantas commits to Asia

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has confirmed his commitment to the Asia region, in the wake of the decision to re-route Kangaroo Route services through Dubai. In an address to Australia's National…

Qantas to revamp B767s

Qantas will upgrade the interiors of 16 Boeing 767 aircraft. The revamp forms part of a wider investment in the airline's domestic passenger products, and will see each B767 equipped with…

Qantas to offer in-flight iPads

Qantas will begin offering iPads as the in-flight entertainment option on its fleet of domestic Boeing 767s. Following a trial earlier this year, the 'QStreaming' concept will now be…

Qantas posts six-month profit

HIGHLIGHTS. Statutory Net Profit Before Tax of $90 million. Underlying Profit Before Tax (PBT)1 of $267 million. Revenue of $6.9 billion. Operating cashflow of $483 million. Cash balance of…

Qantas moves to Heathrow T3

SYDNEY, 29 OCTOBER 2009: Qantas today transferred its London Heathrow operations from Terminal 4 to Terminal 3. Qantas Executive Manager International Sales Stephen Thompson said Qantas…

Qantas sees encouraging signs

Qantas Group says the global economic outlook remains uncertain but it is seeing some encouraging signs and has seen no further deterioration in its business. The Sydney Morning Herald said…

Qantas honours NZ icons

AUCKLAND, 22 September 2009: Qantas today officially welcomed the first of its new Boeing 737-800 aircraft into service, and announced that it would be named in honour of pioneer…

Qantas to curb cost cutting

Air and Business Travel yesterday reported that Qantas will not cut capacity further or axe more jobs to help it weather the current industry crisis.The Australian airline last month…

NZ pilots challenge Qantas

A restructuring of services in New Zealand by Australian airline Qantas is being challenged by the New Zealand Airline Pilots Association. According to a New Zealand Herald report, the…

Qantas cuts fuel surcharge

Qantas will make further cuts to its international fuel surcharges. The reduced levies, which come into effect today will see surcharges on one-way tickets to UK and Europe cut from…