World | Reuters | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Investigators into the AirAsia flight which crashed into the sea off Indonesia are focusing on the timing of the crew's request to climb to a higher altitude to avoid bad weather as a possible factor behind the tragedy, a source close to the probe sa...
World | Reuters | Monday December 29, 2014
As AirAsia Bhd grapples with its first airliner disaster since its founding a dozen years ago, Asia's biggest budget carrier will have little margin for error given tough competition and thin profits in the sector.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Australia's Qantas was forced to make three unscheduled landings in 24 hours, including the turnaround of one of the world's longest haul flights, but pilots said today the incidents were likely unrelated.
NDTVSports | Saturday November 29, 2014
Phillip Hughes' funeral will take place in his hometown of Macksville. While Qantas has scheduled two additional flights to a nearby airport, national television networks are expected to broadcast the ceremony for fans around the world.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 15, 2014
A torrent of water which gushed into the cabin of a Qantas superjumbo, raining down on some passengers' heads, could have been caused by cleaning mops loosening a pipe coupling, an inquiry said Wednesday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Qantas is putting the world's biggest passenger plane on the world's longest airline route.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Qantas Airways has been asked a consumer forum to pay Rs 75,000, including compensation, to a married couple in New Delhi over missing baggage during a journey.
Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
The Australian airlines will hope giving customers almost continuous access to personal devices will increase their appeal as they engage in a price war with each other.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Australian airlines Qantas Airways Ltd and Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd said passengers can use smartphones and tablets throughout flights from Tuesday after a regulator relaxed a ban on electronic devices on planes.
Tuesday August 26, 2014
The airlines said they would start letting passengers use personal electronic devices for the duration of their flight after Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority followed a similar ruling from the US Federal Aviation Administration in 2013.
World | Reuters | Friday July 18, 2014
Some international airlines, including Australia's Qantas Airways and Korea's two major carriers, shifted the route taken by flights operating over Ukrainian air space months ago amid increasing tensions between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 3, 2014
A Qantas A380 superjumbo flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne turned back an hour after take-off when a water leak flooded the plane's aisles, the airline and passengers said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 31, 2014
Virgin Australia cancelled flights to Bali's Denpasar airport late Saturday, as did Qantas offshoot Jetstar.
World | Associated Press | Friday April 4, 2014
A Qantas Airbus A330 jet with players from A-League side the Central Coast Mariners among its 253 passengers made an emergency landing at Adelaide airport on Friday after a warning light indicated smoke in the cargo area.
World | Associated Press | Thursday December 5, 2013
Qantas Airways said on Thursday that it will slash 1,000 jobs and suffer half-year losses of at least 250 million Australian dollars ($225 million)
World | Reuters | Monday November 25, 2013
Asian aviation officials said airlines would have to inform China of flight plans before entering airspace over waters disputed with Japan, forcing carriers to acknowledge China's authority over a newly declared "Air Defense Identification Zone".
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 16, 2013
An injured kangaroo hopped its way into an airport in Australia's second-largest city Melbourne.
Friday October 11, 2013
Etihad Airways has nearly doubled its stake in Virgin Australia to 19.9 per cent as it continues to deepen its strategic partnership with the Australian carrier.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 23, 2013
A tiny exotic snake was found on a Qantas Boeing 747 airliner, leading to 370 passengers being grounded in Sydney overnight, the airline said Monday.
AFP | Thursday August 1, 2013
Dozens of people were rushed off a Qantas flight for medical treatment in Sydney on Thursday after a stomach bug struck mid-journey, triggering a mass vomiting episode.Qantas said a "number of passengers travelling in the same group on QF28 (between)...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 1, 2013
Dozens of people were rushed off a Qantas flight for medical treatment in Sydney on Thursday after a stomach bug struck mid-journey, triggering a mass vomiting episode.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday July 29, 2013
Passengers of a Qantas Airline aircraft had to be evacuated and its pilots hospitalised today after smoke was reported from its cockpit at Canberra Airport.
Thursday July 4, 2013
Singapore's flagship carrier has hired BMW Group's design unit, DesignworksUSA, to roll out new first-class seats featuring more privacy and personal stowage space.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 4, 2013
With limousine pick-ups and on-board chefs, Asia's premium airlines are investing hundreds of millions of dollars on luxury services in a bet on a rebound in business from the wealthy, even as low-cost carriers fly high with the booming middle class.