Australian airlines cautiously resume flights to Bali

Qantas` low-cost subsidiary Jetstar on Thursday resumed flights to and from the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, but rival Virgin Australia will delay its services due to volcanic ash plumes.

Qantas, China Eastern joint venture hits hurdle

Australia`s consumer watchdog on Tuesday said it planned to reject a proposal by airlines Qantas and China Eastern to more closely coordinate their operations, saying it will harm competition.

Qantas drops fuel surcharges, flags positive outlook for airline

Qantas said Tuesday it was removing fuel surcharges from its international flights, with chief executive Alan Joyce adding that the fall in petrol prices was helping the airline`s bottom line.

Australian flag carrier Qantas world's safest airline

 Australian flag carrier Qantas has been named the world`s safest airline in a report published by Wednesday.

Qantas chief defends airline after three unscheduled landings

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce on Tuesday defended the airline after it was forced to divert or turn around three planes in one day, saying its record was better than most.

Embattled Qantas flags profit turnaround

Embattled Australian carrier Qantas said Monday it had turned the corner after a major shake-up to stem losses, forecasting a swing back into the black in upbeat half-year profit guidance.

Qantas expects to report pre-tax first-quarter profit: CEO

Speaking at the airline`s annual meeting in Melbourne Joyce said preliminary figures showed Qantas had made an underlying profit before tax for the first-quarter of the 2015 financial year.

Qantas suffers biggest annual loss of 2.8 billion dollars

Australia`s national flag carrier Qantas has reportedly suffered its biggest annual loss of 2.8 billion Australian dollars till June this year.

Qantas slumps to record loss of $2.65 billion

Struggling Australian flag carrier Qantas on Thursday posted a huge annual net loss of Aus$2.84 billion (US$2.65 billion), but chief executive Alan Joyce insisted clearer skies lie ahead.

Australia's Qantas, Virgin allow smartphones throughout flights

The airlines said said passengers can use smartphones and tablets throughout flights from Tuesday after a regulator relaxed a ban on electronic devices on planes.

Qantas cuts 5,000 jobs, posts AUD 235 mn loss in first half

Disclosing AUD 235 million half- year loss, Australian national airlines Qantas today announced axing 5,000 jobs in a bid to cut costs.

Moody's downgrades Qantas to 'junk' status

Moody`s cited "a sharp deterioration in the company`s core domestic business" following the airline issuing a shock profit warning and slashing jobs in December.

Qantas relegated to junk status after shock loss warning

Embattled Qantas Airways Ltd was relegated to junk status by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's on Friday, a day after the Australian carrier issued a shock loss warning that sent its shares to a 16-month low.

Qantas to cut 1,000 jobs, says challenges `immense`

Australian carrier Qantas said it would axe 1,000 jobs and anticipates "immense" challenges ahead in a shock profit warning Thursday, flagging a half-year loss of up to Aus dollar 300 million (USD 271 million).

Qantas, Japan Airlines up stakes in Jetstar Japan

Australian flag carrier Qantas and Japan Airlines on Thursday boosted their stakes in Jetstar Japan by injecting a combined AusUSD120 million (USUSD113.6 million) into the budget carrier.

Man tried to break into cockpit: Australia police

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.

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.

Qantas to axe another 500 engineering jobs

Qantas is cutting another 500 engineering jobs in Sydney and Victoria as the airline steps up the consolidation of its heavy maintenance bases from two to one.

Crocodile found roaming in plane`s cargo hold

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.

Mahindra to provide IT services to Australian airline Jetstar

Mahindra Satyam will provide IT services to Australian carrier Jetstar, the budget airliner of Qantas, under a new contractual arrangement.