Qantas receives CASA approval for flights to resume

Sydney, 31 October 2011

Qantas has received Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approval to resume flights.

The first Qantas flights to depart this afternoon were:
- International: QF41, Sydney-Jakarta, 3:41pm
- Domestic: QF438, Melbourne-Sydney, 3:58pm.

Customers booked to travel on Qantas flights this afternoon should travel to the airport as normal. However, some delays may be experienced.

Where possible Qantas will look to schedule additional services to help clear the backlog of passengers affected by the grounding of the Qantas fleet.

Qantas expects to restore its schedule to normal within 24 to 48 hours.

Customers are advised to visit for the latest information about individual flights.

Qantas sincerely regrets the impact on customers of industrial action over recent months and looks forward to a rapid recovery and period of stability.

Issued by Qantas Corporate Communication (5221a)