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Flights resume after Indonesia volcano delays

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 13:11

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

Qantas to lay off pilots in bid to revive profits: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 09:15

Qantas will make dozens of pilots redundant for the first time in 40 years.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 11:40

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

Qantas may cut 5,000 jobs: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 11:45

The airline has been battling record fuel costs and fierce competition from subsidised rivals and in December said 1,000 jobs would go while warning it faced a half-year loss of up to Aus$300 million.

Moody's downgrades Qantas to 'junk' status

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 06:07

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 steward with Parkinson`s to sue over pesticide link

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 16:08

A former Qantas steward who believes he developed Parkinson`s disease after repeated exposure to government-mandated pesticides sprayed in the cabin plans to sue Canberra, his lawyer said today.

Qantas relegated to junk status after shock loss warning

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 11:24

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`

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 13:11

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

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 09:30

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

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 17:29

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

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 13:27

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

Qantas to axe another 500 engineering jobs

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 13:13

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.