All Qantas articles

  • QantasLink Fokker 100
    News

    Australian investigators probe QantasLink Fokker 100 overrun

    2020-01-09T18:37:00Z

    Australian investigators are probing an overrun during landing by a QantasLink Fokker 100 at the remote Newman airport in the west of the country. The aircraft stopped about 100m beyond the far end of runway 05, which has a length of about 2,000m. None of the passengers or ...

  • Qantas 100 Boeing 787 Dreamliner
    In depth

    Qantas takes a long shot with Project Sunrise

    2019-12-19T12:09:00Z

    On 14 November, Qantas made the second of three research flights – under the ambit of its ambitious Project Sunrise – by flying a brand-new Boeing 787-9 from London to Sydney direct, carrying only 50 passengers and crew

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    Qantas A330 suffers hydraulic fluid leak

    2019-12-15T13:43:00Z

    A Qantas Airbus A330-200 returned to Sydney shortly after it took off, after one of the three hydraulic systems on board suffered a leak. The airline says in a statement that it is now cooperating with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) in investigations into the incident, which left ...

  • A350-1000
    News

    Full Sunrise A350-1000 details yet to emerge

    2019-12-13T11:42:00Z

    Airbus has yet to disclose detailed final specifications of the adapted A350-1000 which will be developed for Australian carrier Qantas’s Project Sunrise ultra-long-haul flights. The provisional selection of the twinjet by Qantas is still to evolve into a firm order, owing to continuing negotiations over various aspects of the ...

  • A350-1000 Qantas livery
    News

    Qantas tentatively picks A350-1000 for Project Sunrise

    2019-12-12T22:29:00Z

    Qantas has tentatively selected the Airbus A350-1000 for its Project Sunrise ultra-long-haul route initiative, following a competition against the rival Boeing 777X. The Australian carrier would order up to a dozen aircraft, and says a final “go or no-go” decision will take place in March 2020. ...

  • Qantas A330-200
    News

    Australian watchdog flags concerns over frequent flyer programmes

    2019-12-05T18:35:00Z

    Australia’s competition watchdog has expressed concern about airline frequent flyer programmes, flagging the potential for unfair pricing and anti-competitive practices.

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    Analysis

    Qantas aligns with Asia growth

    2019-11-26T04:07:00Z

    Asia remains a long-term growth opportunity for Qantas Group, with Qantas and Jetstar “playing where we can win in Asia”, investors were told at the Group’s recent investor day.

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    Competition watchdog allows Emirates to exit Singapore-Brisbane

    2019-11-22T09:35:00Z

    The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has given Emirates its approval to end its Singapore-Brisbane service.

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    JAL buys out Mitsubishi’s stake in Jetstar Japan

    2019-11-21T05:57:00Z

    Japan Airlines (JAL) now holds 50% of the voting rights stock in Jetstar Japan, after acquiring Mitsubishi Corporation’s entire 16.7% stake in the budget airline.

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    Qantas seeks to close 'gaps' on Project Sunrise jet offers

    2019-11-20T16:51:00Z

    Qantas is seeking better offers from Airbus and Boeing regarding various aspects of the aircraft proposal each airframer is submitting for the Australian carrier s ultra-long haul Project Sunrise programme.

  • Qantas Sunrise
    News

    Qantas to test London-Sydney non-stop

    2019-11-14T03:24:00Z

    Qantas will operate its second of three ultra-long-haul test flights under Project Sunrise, this time from London to Sydney, a month after it completed its first research flight from New York to Sydney.

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    Door of Qantas A380 damaged during maintenance

    2019-11-12T09:15:33Z

    A door on a Qantas A380 was damaged as the aircraft was undergoing scheduled maintenance in Sydney.

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    Qantas aims for 'net zero' carbon emissions by 2050

    2019-11-11T16:37:46Z

    Qantas has become the second major carrier group to announce a target of "net zero" carbon emissions by 2050 as part of "a major expansion of the airline's commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry".

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    American and Qantas implement joint venture

    2019-11-06T00:24:28Z

    American Airlines and Qantas have implemented their joint venture, designed to streamline transpacific travel and open the opportunity for new routes between North America and Oceania.

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    Qantas grounds two more 737NGs found with cracks

    2019-11-01T03:12:12Z

    Qantas has grounded two more Boeing 737-800s found to have structural cracks, a day after it removed one aircraft that was found to have a similar issue from service.

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    Qantas dismisses 'alarmist' union call to ground 737s

    2019-10-31T08:17:26Z

    Qantas has hit back at its engineers' union's "alarmist" call to ground its entire fleet of Boeing 737-800s, after one of them was found to contain structural cracks.

  • 787-9 Project Sunrise - Qantas
    Opinion

    Can Qantas go the distance with Project Sunrise?

    2019-10-25T14:09:00Z

    On paper, it shouldn’t work. Nonstop flight between the UK and Australia was certainly once a holy grail of air transport, and even that was an improvement on being a ludicrous prospect when antipodean travel was an endurance feat involving days in transit and a multitude of refuelling ...

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    Qantas and Virgin Australia set to share Haneda slots

    2019-10-21T05:44:27Z

    Qantas and Virgin Australia are set to split the two available daily slots recently made available for Australian carriers at Tokyo Haneda international airport.

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    Project Sunrise flights likely to commence in 2023: Joyce

    2019-10-20T17:38:36Z

    Qantas is likely to launch its Project Sunrise flights on a commercial basis from 2023, and believes the initiative could lead to multiple ultra-long-haul routes to Australia from Europe and North America.

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    Qantas 787 arrives in Sydney after nonstop flight from JFK

    2019-10-19T22:30:00Z

    Qantas's first Project Sunrise test flight has arrived in Sydney, the nonstop Boeing 787-9 touching down on runway 16R some 19h 16min after becoming airborne from New York JFK.