Qantas Airways

Qantas to expand fleet after rapid profit turnaround

Qantas Airways posted one of the fastest turnarounds in Australian corporate history with a return to full-year profit and said it will buy eight fuel-efficient Boeing Co 787-9 Dreamliner jets, enabling it to fly the longest routes possible.

Aug 20, 2015, 10:07 AM IST

Flights resume after Indonesia volcano delays

Flights resumed over northern Australia today as major ash plumes cleared from an Indonesian volcanic eruption that stranded thousands of passengers.

Jun 01, 2014, 13:11 PM IST

Qantas to add more seats on flights to Delhi from ‘16

Australian carrier Qantas Airways will consider increasing flights to destinations such as Beijing and Delhi from 2016.

Feb 04, 2013, 13:27 PM IST

Qantas cancels order for new airliners following massive $244m loss

Qantas Airways’ boss Alan Joyce has cited an "uncertain global context" as the reason for the cancellation of a new 8.5 billion dollar investment in 35 new airliners.

Aug 23, 2012, 12:38 PM IST

Qantas Airways to cut 500 jobs

Australia's largest airline Qantas Airways announced Monday that it would cut 500 jobs following a review of its heavy aircraft maintenance and engineering operations.

May 21, 2012, 11:12 AM IST

Australia's Qantas, two unions bow to imposed settlement

Talks between Qantas Airways and its pilots, baggage handlers and caterers have broken down and all sides will now have to accept a settlement imposed by Australia's industrial umpire, which could help the airline in its bid to slash costs.

Nov 21, 2011, 12:43 PM IST

Qantas offers free flights to woo back customers

Passengers who were unable to fly last weekend are eligible for a free return economy flight within Australia or to New Zealand.

Nov 06, 2011, 13:12 PM IST

Oz Police probe suspected sabotage of Qantas jet

Qantas said that engineers noticed several wires were cut on the in-flight entertainment system of a Qantas Boeing 767.

Nov 02, 2011, 13:45 PM IST

Qantas resumes operations after 44-hour shutdown

Australian national carrier Qantas resumed operations Monday after the dramatic escalation of its dispute with unions led to an unprecedented 44-hour grounding leaving thousands of its passengers stranded.

Oct 30, 2011, 21:56 PM IST

Stranded passengers pin hopes on Qantas mediator

Tens of thousands of stranded passengers were on Sunday desperately hoping Australia's workplace regulator would end the grounding of Qantas Airways' entire fleet over a bitter industrial row.

Oct 30, 2011, 19:00 PM IST

Chaos, court hearing in Qantas flight suspension

Australia`s government sought a court order to force the
flagship carrier`s planes back in the air.

Oct 30, 2011, 16:15 PM IST

Qantas flights grounded, nearly 70,000 passengers stranded

Qantas Airways and its unions appeared before a labour tribunal on Sunday with Australia's prime minister urging an end to the industrial dispute.

Oct 30, 2011, 12:19 PM IST

Qantas seeks conciliation talks with pilots

Qantas Airways held conciliation talks with unions Wednesday at the airline's request as the Australian carrier attempts to avert strike action by its long-haul pilots.

Aug 31, 2011, 18:42 PM IST