Sydney, 28 May 2008

Qantas Statement on Industrial Action
Qantas said today it would again have measures in place, including a limited number of flight cancellations, to protect its operations during industrial action by the Australian Licensed Engineers Association's (ALAEA) planned for tomorrow, Thursday 29 May and Friday 30 May.

Sydney, 28 May 2008

Qantas Cuts Capacity in Response to Fuel Prices
The Qantas Group today responded to continuing high fuel prices by announcing a range of cost saving measures including the cancellation of five per cent of Available Seat Kilometres (ASKs) - the equivalent of grounding six aircraft.

Sydney, 28 May 2008

Qantas Statement on Industrial Action
Qantas said today it would again have measures in place, including a limited number of flight cancellations, to protect its operations during industrial action by the Australian Licensed Engineers Association's (ALAEA) planned for tomorrow, Thursday 29 May and Friday 30 May.

Sydney, 26 May 2008

Qantas Statement on Pilot Recruitment
Qantas confirmed today that Jetstar was supplementing its extensive domestic recruitment for pilots by using 457 visas to recruit some pilots from overseas.

Sydney, 23 May 2008

Qantas Premium Economy on the Pacific Route
Qantas' new Premium Economy cabin is now available for sale on flights from Australia to Los Angeles.

Sydney, 22 May 2008

Qantas to Increase Fares in Response to Record Fuel Prices
Qantas announced today that it would increase its international and domestic fares for tickets issued in Australia on or after 4 June.

Sydney, 21 May 2008

Qantas Responds to ACTU Comments
Qantas said today the ACTU response to the dispute with the Australian Licensed Engineers Association (ALAEA) fundamentally misrepresented industrial relations at Qantas.

Sydney, 15 May 2008

Engineering Industrial Action Cancelled
Qantas today welcomed the decision by the Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineer's Association (ALAEA) to cancel its proposed strike action for tomorrow, Friday16 May, and Friday 23 May.

Sydney, 14 May 2008

Statement on Engineering Industrial Action
Qantas said today it had put in place measures to minimise the impact on customers during the Australian Licensed Engineers Association's (ALAEA) four-hour stop work meeting on Friday.

Sydney, 09 May 2008

Statement on Engineering Industrial Action
Qantas said today it would not accede to the Australian Licensed Engineers Association's (ALAEA) demands to break its wages policy, regardless of the union's planned industrial action.

Perth, 06 May 2008

Qantas to Open Pilot Base in Perth
Qantas today announced it would establish a pilot base in Perth in December 2008.