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    Airbus proposing 319t A350-1000 for Project Sunrise


    Airbus has started listing the A350-1000 as having a maximum take-off weight of 319t, around 3t higher than any of the current weight variants featured in its most recent detailed technical data documents. The airframer had previously confirmed to FlightGlobal that it was looking at a higher MTOW figure. ...

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    A350-1000 to be Airbus's lead candidate for Project Sunrise


    ​Airbus is putting forward the A350-1000 as its lead contender for Qantas's ultra-long-haul initiative, Project Sunrise, as the Australian carrier prepares to conduct test flights using Boeing 787-9s.

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    Qantas debuts centenary livery on newest 787


    As it gears up for its 100th birthday next year, Qantas has unveiled a special centenary livery on its latest Boeing 787-9.

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    Qantas accepts first reconfigured A380


    The first Qantas Airbus A380 featuring an upgraded cabin will re-enter service on 2 October on the London-Singapore-Sydney route.

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    Qantas and Virgin Australia in Haneda dogfight


    The appeal of slots at Tokyo Haneda International airport shows no signs of abating, with Australian carriers now following their US counterparts in battling it out for the two daily slots that were recently awarded to the country.

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    Qantas pounces on new Tokyo Haneda slots


    Qantas has wasted little time in laying claim to the two additional daily slots at Tokyo Haneda International airport, filing an application that would allow it to boost its frequencies there from Sydney and launch a new service from Melbourne.

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    Qantas to manage Jetstar Asia freight capacity


    Jetstar Asia has entered into an agreement with Qantas Freight to manage its freight capacity from 20 November.

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    Fuel costs and natural disasters erode Jetstar Japan profit


    Jetstar Japan posted a 4.1% decline in net profit to Y914 million ($8.5 million) for the year ended 30 June as rising fuel costs and natural disasters offset stronger revenue.

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    PICTURE: Qantas welcomes first 747-8F


    ​Qantas Freight has welcomed the first of two Boeing 747-8 Freighters it has wet-leased from US cargo specialist Atlas Air.

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    Qantas to dial back Hong Kong capacity


    Qantas will downgauge some of its Hong Kong services over coming months in response to lower demand linked to the recent anti-China protests in the city.

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    Qantas upbeat despite full-year profit drop


    Qantas will focus on matching capacity to mixed demand conditions across its major markets after revealing a 17% fall in full-year underlying profit before tax to A$1.3 billion ($881 million).

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    Qantas to make a call on Sunrise by year-end


    ​Qantas aims to decide if it will proceed with its plans to launch new ultra-long-haul flights under its Project Sunrise by the end of the year.

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    First Qantas A321P2F will be ex-BMI airframe


    ​Qantas is securing its first Airbus A321 for cargo conversion through asset specialist Vallair.

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    Boeing aims to remain in Qantas 'Project Sunrise' contest


    ​Boeing's delay to development of the long-range 777-8 will not necessarily rule the US airframer out of Qantas's high-profile 'Project Sunrise' initiative to acquire an aircraft capable of operating non-stop services between Sydney and London.

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    Qantas to be launch operator for A321P2F


    Qantas will become the first operator of the Airbus A321P2F converted freighter under an expanded partnership with Australia Post.

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    Qantas to fly 787s to Santiago as it withdraws 747s


    Qantas has confirmed that it will switch from using Boeing 747-400s to 787-9s on its Sydney-Santiago route from late June 2020 as it continues to phase out the older jets by the end of next year.

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    Regulator flags concern over Qantas buying Alliance stake


    ​The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has flagged concerns that Qantas's acquisition of a 19.9% stake in Alliance Airlines in February could reduce competition on some scheduled routes and in the charter market.

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    Qantas sets 20 April start date for Chicago flights


    Qantas has confirmed that its Brisbane-Chicago flights will start on 20 April, with 9 February set as the starting date for its Brisbane-San Francisco service.

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    US government approves American-Qantas JV


    The US Department of Transportation has approved the proposed joint venture between American Airlines and Qantas, clearing the final barrier to the carriers’ plans to coordinate transpacific flights.

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    Asia's older A380s subject to wing spar check


    Two Airbus A380 operators in the Asia-Pacific region will be sending their widebodies for inspections, following a proposed directive from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency about cracks in the outer rear wing spar.