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Qantas Airways: On board for close to a day

mm Alain St.Ange- October 22, 2019

Australian carrier Qantas has completed a test of the longest non-stop commercial passenger flight as part of research on how ... Read More

Retired Qantas Boeing 747 becomes Rolls-Royce flying testbed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

A much-loved Qantas passenger aircraft retired from commercial service this weekend to begin life as a Rolls-Royce flying testbed. The ... Read More

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport looks forward to the strengthened ties between American Airlines and Qantas now that their ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship ... Read More

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

To commemorate International Women’s Day five key developments for women in aviation last year are celebrated, as an industry historically ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International ... Read More

Virgin Australia’s Denpasar Christmas delivery for Darwin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

Virgin Australia has delivered just what Darwin International Airport wanted for Territorians this festive season, with the announcement of a ... Read More

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 7, 2018

Oneworld, an airline alliance, started February 1, 1999 and currently has 14 members, thanks to the new addition of Royal ... Read More

Jetstar emergency landing in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2016

A Jetstar Airways flight JQ12 with 320 people onboard, which was flying from Tokyo to Australia’s Gold Coast, has made ... Read More

Qantas taps into Chinese market with Jetstar Hong Kong deal

editor editor- June 7, 2013

MELBOURNE, Australia - Australia's largest airline Qantas and China Eastern Airlines sold a stake of 66 million U.S. Read More

Secrets to winning at social media revealed at eTravel Summit

editor editor- March 27, 2013

The disruptive nature of the Internet has changed the game for many travel industry suppliers, who are increasingly using social ... Read More

Tourism Australia signs three-year marketing agreement with Etihad Airways

editor editor- December 17, 2012

Tourism Australia has signed a three-year marketing agreement with Etihad Airways worth $6 million as the peak body moves to ... Read More

Qantas accuses Dixon of sabotage, ditches Tourism Australia

editor editor- November 28, 2012

Qantas has accused the head of Tourism Australia of trying to "unravel" the airline's future plans, ending its 40-year partnership ... Read More

Qantas and Emirates announce new global aviation partnership

editor editor- September 7, 2012

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas and Emirates today announced a new global aviation partnership that will give their customers a seamless ... Read More

Etihad and China Southern to increase flights to Queensland

editor editor- August 16, 2012

China Southern and Etihad plan to increase flights to Queensland, adding to the pressure on Qantas from foreign airlines targeting ... Read More

Qantas mulls partnership with Emirates

editor editor- July 27, 2012

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Australia’s biggest carrier Qantas confirmed on Thursday that it’s in talks with Emirates and other ... Read More

Virgin Australia sends cabin crew to etiquette, posture and language classes

editor editor- July 23, 2012

Virgin Australia cabin crew are being ordered to take classes in etiquette, posture and language as part of the company's ... Read More

Fare war with Virgin Australia takes toll on Qantas’ yield

editor editor- July 3, 2012

Qantas has suffered its first monthly decline in yields from both its domestic and international operations in more than two ... Read More

Qantas screams bloody murder over Etihad buying into Virgin Australia

editor editor- June 25, 2012

Qantas management is warning the carrier could ''go under'' if the state-owned Etihad is allowed to buy enough of a ... Read More

Singapore Air and China Southern give Qantas run for its money

editor editor- June 4, 2012

Qantas faces twin challenges from Asia this week as Singapore Airlines' low-cost offshoot Scoot launches flights to Sydney and China ... Read More

The battle for Australian skies intensifies

editor editor- May 5, 2012

The battle for Australia's skies intensified yesterday as Qantas shrugged off threats by rival Virgin and announced big capacity increases ... Read More

Qantas fuels A330 with recycled cooking oil

editor editor- April 14, 2012

An Australian airline said Friday it had found a sustainable alternative to aviation fuel that was more economical and efficient ... Read More

Qantas: Decision to ground fleet must remain with airline

editor editor- March 24, 2012

Qantas says forcing airlines to submit a safety case to the regulator and the Government prior to grounding its fleet ... Read More

Qantas ditches plans for ultra-premium Asia airline

editor editor- March 10, 2012

Qantas has finally ditched ambitious plans to set up a new ultra-premium airline in Asia - the centrepiece of efforts ... Read More

Qantas, Virgin battle for Australian skies

editor editor- February 24, 2012

The battle for the Australian skies between Virgin and Qantas is shaping as one that demonstrates how the youth and ... Read More

Qantas ordered to inspect A380s wing cracks

editor editor- February 11, 2012

Qantas will inspect its fleet of Airbus A380s for cracks on its wings following a European directive, but the engineers' ... Read More

Future Fund chief backs Qantas in dispute with its workforce

editor editor- November 25, 2011

The Future Fund chief, David Murray, has backed Qantas in the dispute with its workforce, saying unless companies like the ... Read More

Qantas’ ill-timed Twitter competition backfires

editor editor- November 24, 2011

It was meant to create goodwill, but instead Qantas handed disenchanted consumers a stick to beat it with when it ... Read More

Court orders Qantas to end dispute and resume service

editor editor- October 31, 2011

Qantas has called off the dramatic grounding of its entire fleet after a tribunal ordered the Australian airline and trade ... Read More

Qantas labor dispute fallout felt internationally

editor editor- October 17, 2011

QANTAS is sending more aircraft maintenance offshore, and has lost a contract to service another airline's jets as the fallout ... Read More

Australian carriers volunteer to pay carbon tax

editor editor- October 10, 2011

Qantas, Virgin Blue and other Australian airlines will voluntarily pay the carbon tax after lobbying to be included in the ... Read More

Qantas hit by another strike, cancels flights

editor editor- October 10, 2011

Qantas passengers will face major delays today as another strike hits the airline, with aircraft engineers set to walk off ... Read More