Qantas has applied to Australia’s employment umpire to end an agreement with its international long-haul cabin crew in a move it branded a last resort to change restrictive and outdated rostering.
Qantas’ flagship the Airbus A380 super jumbo will return to service in January, three months ahead of schedule and almost two years since last flying commercially.
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Strong bookings and the sale of non-core assets is helping Qantas accelerate repairs to its balance sheet but it still anticipates a significant loss in the first half.
WA’s status as the Australian gateway to Europe has been cemented with Qantas set to reveal on Wednesday it will establish direct flights between Perth and Rome – and the return of the non-stop London route.
The surge in online commerce has prompted Qantas to convert two of its 300-passenger aircraft into freighters for both domestic and international routes that support Australia Post’s mail and parcel business.
Recordbreaking intrastate passenger numbers through Perth Airport are prompting airlines to expanded their WA fleets
Qantas is set to take off, says chairman Richard Goyder, despite the airline enduring a horrid 18 months during which it enjoyed just 30 days without travel restrictions.
Qantas is bringing back its iconic A380s early and all staff will be back at work by December as the airline accelerates its return to the international skies.
The long-running dispute between Perth Airport and Qantas has intensified, with Australia’s flying kangaroo accusing the airport of trying to significantly increase its charges.
Qantas has accused some domestic airports of ‘very aggressively’ attempting to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenue by ramping up passenger fees and charges.
Qantas has scrapped the Perth-London non-stop flight until April next year and is delaying the restart of some domestic flights out of WA based on assumptions around border restrictions.
Australia’s competition watchdog has grounded plans for an alliance between Qantas and Japan Airlines, saying the tie-up would likely shut other operators out of the market.
Qantas and Jetstar pilots, cabin crew and airport employees will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by mid-November.
Qantas is preparing for continued growth in domestic travel demand, with additional aircraft to be made available for its services.
Qantas has asked Australian law enforcement agencies for details of an intelligence report that is said to suggest the airline has been infiltrated by organised criminal gangs importing drugs.
Staff maintaining fleets of grounded A380s in the desert in California are fighting off snakes from their planes.
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Australia’s largest aviation company has revealed seven new routes as a result of the growing demand for domestic travel.
Unions have been denied leave to appeal to the High Court over Qantas' decision to prevent stood-down workers from accessing sick leave while on JobKeeper.
Australia’s premier airline says it has turned a corner but is still expected to book a massive loss due to the pandemic.
Rolls-Royce has started building the world’s largest aero-engine and is back in talks with Boeing for its proposed new mid-market aircraft, the 797.
Australia’s biggest airline has flagged yet another delay to the highly-anticipated restart of international travel.
Australia’s premier airline has confirmed where its global headquarters will be after dismissing a ‘most likely outcome’.
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