Australian police said on Friday they had restrained a man as he tried to break into the cockpit of a commercial Qantas flight en route to the Philippines.
A crocodile escaped from its cage on a domestic flight in Oz and was found roaming free in the cargo hold when the plane touched down in Melbourne.
Around 4,000 passengers were overseas with Air Australia round-trip tickets, voluntary administrator Mark Korda said.
Qantas will give away 100,000 free air tickets to over 70,000 travellers who were stranded in 22 cities across the
Qantas Airways said 8,500 domestic and international passengers will have their flights disrupted by strikes.
Qantas will next month start trials of the application, "Q Streaming", which allows people to download movies and other content to iPads on one of its Boeing 767s.
A Qantas flight from Bangkok to London has been forced to return to Bangkok.
An Australian airliner Qantas
flight from Perth to Newman was forced to turn back Monday due to engine problems.
The Boeing 737 turned back in line with the airline`s safety policy.
ATSB says manufacturing defect in Rolls-Royce engine could cause such fires.
Australian officials report a "critical safety issue" with Rolls-Royce unit.
Qantas grounded a Boeing 747 overnight because of a wiring malfunction.
One of the Trent 900s on a Qantas superjumbo caught fire and blew apart shortly after takeoff from Singapore on November 4.
Rolls-Royce has ensured it would replace modules aboard Trent 900 engines.
Argentina-bound jet returned after experiencing suspected electrical fault.
Rigorous testing had found leaking oil in three of the Rolls-Royce engines.
Qantas hopes to have its grounded fleet of A380s back in service within days.
Rolls-Royce engines were fitted to the A380 and to the Boeing 747-400.
Australia`s Qantas Airways grounded all its Airbus A380s Thursday after an engine failure forced one of the superjumbos to make a dramatic emergency landing in Singapore with more than 450 people aboard.
Qantas Airways said one of its passenger planes had been forced to shut down one engine.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon