Sydney, 28 July 2008

Qantas Board Announces CEO Succession
The Chairman of Qantas Airways Limited, Mr Leigh Clifford, announced today that Alan Joyce would become Chief Executive Officer of Qantas upon the retirement of Geoff Dixon.

Sydney, 25 July 2008

Qantas Flight Diverts to Manila
Qantas has confirmed that a B747-400 aircraft operating QF30 from Hong Kong to Melbourne diverted to Manila today following a loss of cabin pressure.

Sydney, 25 July 2008

Update on QF30
Qantas has arranged for a replacement aircraft to fly to Manila tonight to collect the passengers from QF30, which was diverted earlier today en route from Hong Kong to Melbourne.

Sydney, 22 July 2008

Globilisation: Preparing Australian Aviation for a New World, Geoff Dixon, Qantas CEO - Speech to CEDA
AVIATION IS A FASCINATING INDUSTRY..... BUT IT IS ALSO A CHALLENGING ONE.

Sydney, 18 July 2008

Qantas Announces Job and Capacity Cuts
The Qantas Group said today it would cut 1,500 jobs worldwide in response to the sustained high oil prices and changing economic conditions.

Sydney, 18 July 2008

Qantas Reaches Agreement with ALAEA
Qantas said today it had reached an in-principle agreement with the Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Association (ALAEA) on a new four-year enterprise agreement for the airline's 1,500 licensed engineers.

Sydney, 18 July 2008

Qantas Papal Charter
Qantas today announced that it would operate a special charter flight for the return trip to Rome for His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI as part of the airline's support for World Youth Day 2008.

Sydney, 17 July 2008

Qantas Reaches Agreement With AIPA
Qantas said today it had reached an in-principle agreement with the Australian International Pilots Association (AIPA) on a new enterprise agreement for Qantas long haul pilots.

Sydney, 16 July 2008

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Qantas said today it had reached an in-principle agreement with the Australian International Pilots Association (AIPA) on a new enterprise agreement for Qantas long haul pilots.

Sydney, 16 July 2008

Qantas Board Appointment
The Chairman of Qantas, Mr Leigh Clifford, today announced the appointment of Paul Rayner as a Non-Executive Director of the Board of Qantas Airways Limited.

Sydney, 07 July 2008

Qantas Celebrates NAIDOC Week
Qantas today outlined its NAIDOC Week 2008 initiatives from 6-13 July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Sydney, 06 July 2008

Qantas Submission on Future Aviation Policy
Qantas has lodged its public submission in response to the Australian Government's invitation for industry and community input to assist in the development of a comprehensive National Aviation Policy Statement (White Paper).

Sydney, 03 July 2008

Qantas Freight Leads Push for Paperless Air Cargo
Qantas Freight announced today that it would work with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the local airfreight industry to lead the rollout of its e-Freight initiative in Australia by 2010.

Sydney, 03 July 2008

Qantas to Open New Domestic Business Class Lounges
Qantas said today it would open new, dedicated Domestic Business Class Lounges within its key airport terminals in Sydney and Melbourne in July.

Sydney, 01 July 2008

Qantas Frequent Flyer - now bigger and better
The Qantas Group today unveiled its new Qantas Frequent Flyer program, offering over five million members the option of using points to book any seat on any Qantas or Jetstar flight.

Perth, 01 July 2008

New Aircraft for Perth-Melbourne route
Qantas today announced it would replace its Boeing 747-300 aircraft on the Perth-Melbourne route with brand new Airbus A330-200 aircraft from today.