All Qantas articles – Page 6

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    Qantas celebrates centenary in shadow of pandemic, quietly hopeful about future


    Qantas chief Alan Joyce has expressed optimism about the carrier’s prospects of its ultra-long-haul Project Sunrise, stating that the “business case for that is going to be even better” once the gloom surrounding the coronavirus crisis lifts.

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    Qantas considers moving Sydney head office to save costs


    Qantas is considering relocating its 49,000m2 head office in a Sydney suburb as part of a three-month cost-saving review of the location of some of its key facilities.

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    Qantas to cut another 2,500 jobs by outsourcing ground handling


    The carrier will review operations at 10 Australian airports where ground handling is done in-house, alongside external ground handlers.

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    ​Qantas raises only $51.4 million with share-purchase plan


    Qantas has raised only A$71.7 million ($51.4 million) from a share-purchase plan (SPP) intended to raise as much as A$500 million, according to a 10 August filing to the Australian Securities Exchange.

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    Airline Business

    How many jobs are airlines cutting due to coronavirus?


    Of the large airlines to have made announcements so far, most have implemented job cuts affecting significant proportions of their workforces.

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    Airline Business

    Qantas tests limits of ultra-long-haul service


    Project Sunrise could see flights of 19h-plus from New York and London to Sydney - if the aircraft, passengers and crew can take the strain

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    Qantas executives and board take pay cut


    Qantas’ Alan Joyce has joined the growing list of airline chiefs taking pay cuts to tackle the coronavirus crisis. For the rest of the financial year (FY) ending 30 June 2020, Joyce will take no salary while the group executive management team will take a 30% pay cut. Likewise, the ...

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    Qantas grounds eight A380s for six months


    Australia’s Qantas Group is to ground eight Airbus A380s for six months, as it cuts capacity by nearly a quarter over the period to September 2020. Only two A380s will remain flying, because two others are undergoing scheduled maintenance and cabin upgrades. The measures follow the continuing downturn in demand ...

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    Qantas prepared to bypass union for Project Sunrise


    Qantas is keen to go ahead with Project Sunrise, even if its pilots are not on board. “It’s become clear that Sunrise is something that our international business needs to maximise its long-term success and defend its competitive position,” Qantas International chief executive Tino La Spina wrote in an internal ...

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    Australian investigators probe QantasLink Fokker 100 overrun


    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 crew members ...

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    Airline Business

    Qantas takes a long shot with Project Sunrise


    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


    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 at ...

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    Full Sunrise A350-1000 details yet to emerge


    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 envisioned ...

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    Qantas tentatively picks A350-1000 for Project Sunrise


    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. Source: Qantas ...

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    Australian watchdog flags concerns over frequent flyer programmes


    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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    Airline Business

    Qantas aligns with Asia growth


    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


    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


    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


    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.

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    Qantas to test London-Sydney non-stop


    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.