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Qantas Advice for Travel on Monday, 19 August

SYDNEY, 15 August 2002

Qantas today issued the following advice to customers scheduled to travel on Monday, 19 August. The advice follows notice from the Australian Services Union that it will take industrial action around the country for 24 hours.

1. International flights

All Qantas international flights will operate on Monday. Most are expected to operate on time, although there may be some delays.

Passengers travelling internationally are advised to arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before their flight is scheduled to depart.

2. QantasLink flights to regional Australia

All QantasLink flights to regional Australia are currently scheduled to operate on Monday. Due to the industrial action taking place, some delays are expected.

QantasLink passengers are advised to arrive at the airport at least 11/2 hours before their flight is scheduled to depart.

3. Domestic flights on major routes

As a result of the industrial action, many domestic flights on major routes will be rescheduled and some will be cancelled.

A new Monday schedule for domestic flights will be available from tomorrow morning, Friday 16 August.

Passengers booked to fly domestically on Monday may change their travel plans. They can do so without penalty for travel up to 26 August.

People wanting to change their travel plans should contact their travel agent or call Qantas on 13 13 13.

People who are travelling domestically on Monday should also contact their travel agent or call Qantas on 13 13 13 to check their new travel time - which will be available from tomorrow morning, Friday 16 August.

Issued by Qantas Corporate Communication (2756)
Email: qantasmedia@qantas.com.au