Newsroom Archive Press Releases 2005

Sydney, 14 December 2005

Qantas Airways Board Chooses Boeing
Qantas said today that it had selected the Boeing 787 as the cornerstone of its domestic and international fleet renewal program.

Los Angeles, 13 December 2005

Qantas Airways Offers The Gift Of Travel To Australia From Just $898
It's not too late to give the gift of travel for the holidays. There are only seven shopping days left to take advantage of a limited time fare sale on award winning Qantas Airways to Australia starting at just $898 roundtrip from Los Angeles and $1,353 from New York's JFK.

Los Angeles, 30 November 2005

Qantas Airways To Increase Number Of Flights From New York To Australia
Qantas Airways has announced it will increase the number of flights from New York to Australia from three to five per week beginning February 27, 2006.

Los Angeles, 17 November 2005

Qantas Airways Delivers The Best In-Flight Entertainment In The Sky
Qantas passengers can now experience the world's best entertainment in the sky on new flights from San Francisco to Australia beginning March 29, 2006. Passengers traveling non-stop from the San Francisco gateway to Sydney will enjoy award winning in-flight entertainment options, including personal seatback video screens in all classes of service.

Los Angeles, 1 November 2005

Qantas Airways Adds Flights Between Los Angeles and Sydney During Peak Holiday Travel Period
To keep up with peak holiday demand for international travel to Australia and beyond during the popular winter travel season Qantas Airways today announced it would add an additional round-trip flight between Los Angeles and Sydney each Tuesday for six weeks during December 2005 and January 2006.

Los Angeles, 24 October 2005

Award Winning Qantas Airways Flies to Award Winning Sydney, Named Best City in the World for the Tenth Time. Sydney named in the Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards as Best City in the World for an unprecedented tenth time.

Los Angeles, 13 October 2005

Qantas Adds New Non-Stop Service Between Los Angeles and Brisbane and Twice Daily Flights To Melbourne
Qantas announced today it would add a fifth non-stop service operating Monday, Wednesday and Friday through Sunday between Los Angeles and Brisbane beginning January 28, 2006.

Los Angeles, 10 August 2005

Qantas Airways To Fly San Francisco to Australia
Qantas today announced the addition of San Francisco to its international network starting from March 29, 2006.

Los Angeles, 15 July 2005

Qantas Airways Takes Bold Step To Simplify Fare Rules
In a continuing effort to provide passengers with lower fares, more choice and travel flexibility, Qantas Airways introduced its bold new streamlined fare structure for new low fares on sale today for travel starting 1 August 2005.

Sydney, June 1 2005

Airbus A380 Delay
Qantas today confirmed that the delivery of its first A380 would be delayed by six months as a result of manufacturing issues at Airbus.

Los Angeles, 15 March 2005

Qantas Airways introduces the only Skybed business class seat to Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland.
Passengers can travel Down Under fast, asleep.

Los Angeles, 3 March 2005

Qantas Aussie Airpass
Everybody loves Australia ... New Qantas Airways Aussie Airpass will get you there from US$999.

Sydney, 17 February 2005

Qantas results for the half year to 31 December 2004
Qantas today announced a profit before tax of $601.3 million, a 13.4 percent increase on the same period last year.

Los Angeles, 19 January 2005

A380 Revealed to Qantas and the World
Qantas Airways said today it would make aviation history with its first A380 aircraft by operating the longest 500-passenger service in the world, flying between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia.

Phoenix, 13 January 2005

America West and Qantas Airways announce new code-share agreement
The agreemnet will supply America West with additional passenger traffic and provide Qantas customers with convenient connections from Phoenix and Edmonton.

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