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The Tie-Up of the Giants Shifts Alliance Axis

 It all began on a sunny Thursday, the 6th of September, in Sydney, and how far we have come in a little more than 30 days would have certainly been beyond imagination had we not experienced it firsthand. Beginning with the Qantas – Emirates alliance and on to Qatar joining oneworld to the Etihad tie-up with Air […]

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Qantas & Emirates form extensive partnership

Bringing an end to long standing rumours, Qantas and Emirates today announced an extensive cooperation agreement – initially aimed at a term of 10 years. The agreement, subject to regulatory approval, and planned to commence in the next IATA Summer season (April 2013) will see a broad range of initiatives to integrate the two airlines’ […]

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Qantas & Emirates form extensive partnership

Bringing an end to long standing rumours, Qantas and Emirates today announced an extensive cooperation agreement – initially aimed at a term of 10 years. The agreement, subject to regulatory approval, and planned to commence in the next IATA Summer season (April 2013) will see a broad range of initiatives to integrate the two airlines’ […]

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Qantas and China Eastern to launch JetStar Hong Kong

Qantas and China Eastern this morning announced the formation of jetStar Hong Kong, to be based at (obviously) Hong Kong. Built in fellow OneWorld member Cathay Pacific’s home turf, the new joint venture will be owned equally by Qantas (oneWorld) and China Eastern (SkyTeam). The new airline plans to begin operation in 2013 with flights […]

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Jetstar considering Hong Kong subsidiary ?

MarketWatch, via The Apple Daily, reports that Qantas’ jetStar is planning a subsidiary in Hong Kong. The article states that the carrier is in discussions with the Hong Kong SAR’s government about obtaining an AOC, citing an unnamed source. While neither Qantas nor jetStar have confirmed this, it appears as an interesting topic with Qantas […]

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Qantas to end SFO service earlier

Qantas will be ending its San Francisco services a week earlier than planned, on 7th of May. The service was previously planned to end on 14th May. The airline presently flies on the Sydney – SFO route four times a week on board Boeing 747-400 aircraft. The airline will be launching services to Dallas on […]

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Qantas Group to Reallocate Capacity and Retire Planes

 In response to the rising fuel prices and drop of demand due to natural disasters, the Qantas group has decided to reallocate some of its capacity and retire some of its aircraft earlier than planned.  With the newly announced plan, the airline will be reducing Qantas and Jetstar’s second half domestic capacity growth from 14% […]

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Japan Flight Information Update

 Due to the impending situation in Japan, most airlines have made changes to their flights into Japan. The following is an overview of presently planned flight operations into Japan by some of the leading carriers operating into Japan. Data is for the period 22 – 28 March. Last updated at 1415 UTC. Please note that […]

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