Newsroom Archive Press Releases 2007

Los Angeles, 23 October 2007

Changes to Bookings from Southern California to Australia and New Zealand due to Wildfires
Due to Southern California wildfires, the following outlines the options available to Qantas passengers who are holding a valid ticket on Qantas for travel between 23 October to 1 November 2007 and who wish to make changes to their bookings.

Los Angeles, 18 September 2007

It's Natural To Fly Carbon Neutral With The Qantas Group
The Qantas Group today launched a Carbon Offset Program, backed by a pledge to offset the carbon emissions of every international and domestic Qantas, QantasLink and Jetstar flight on September 19, the first day of the program's operation.

Los Angeles, 13 June 2007

Qantas Airways Starts Seasonal Service Between San Francisco And Vancouver, Canada

Effective today, Qantas Airways inaugurates its annual peak period seasonal non-stop flights between San Francisco and Vancouver, Canada. Offering internationally renowned in-flight service for travel between the U.S. and Canada, the seasonal service operates on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays between June 13 and August 12, 2007, and also during the holiday period from December 16, 2007 to January 27, 2007.

Los Angeles, 7 June 2007

Qantas Airways Expands U.S. Schedule
As part of an overall international flight schedule expansion to meet rising demand, Qantas Airways announced it will again increase its current U.S. services to Australia effective March 2008. Two new additional weekly non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Brisbane will provide travelers with the enhanced convenience of daily service. The Qantas schedule will also increase its services between Los Angeles and Sydney, which will result in a total of 17 weekly services.

Los Angeles, 22 May 2007

Qantas Airways Opens New First Class Lounges
Qantas First Class customers can now experience a range of luxuries from chair-side waiter service to complimentary spa treatments in the airline's new First Class lounges in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. The new flagship lounges have been designed by internationally renowned Australian industrial designer Marc Newson.

Los Angeles, May 2007

Qantas Airways Opens New First Class Lounges
Qantas First Class customers will be treated to a range of luxuries from chair-side waiter service to complimentary spa treatments when the airline's new First Class lounges in Sydney and Melbourne open later this month.

Los Angeles, 8 May 2007

Designer Amenities Take To The Skies On Qantas Airways
Qantas Airways has introduced a new designer amenities collection created by some of Australia's most recognized creative talent. First and Business Class travelers on Qantas international services are now enjoying the designer collections from Marc Newson, Collette Dinnigan, Akira Isogawa and Peter Morrissey.

Los Angeles, 27 March 2007

Qantas Airways Announces Daily Flights Between New York City And Australia
Qantas Airways announced it will increase its services from New York effective August 14, 2007 to offer daily direct flights to Sydney, Australia via Los Angeles. The additional flights meet the increasing demand for seamless travel to Australia from the New York gateway.

Los Angeles, 27 February 2007

Airbus A380's First Flights To U.S. To Include Landing At LAX
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and officials of Airbus and Qantas Airways today announced that the Airbus A380's first visits to the United States will include a stop at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The scheduled landing is set to take place on Monday, March 19, 2007.

Los Angeles, 12 January 2007

Qantas Airways Announces Additional Peak Season Flights
As part of the kick-off activities for the fourth annual G'Day USA: Australia Week 2007, Qantas Airways announced the addition of more non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Sydney...

Vancouver, 5 January 2007

Qantas Airways' Canada Aussie AirPass On Sale Now
For a limited time, Qantas Airways is offering Canadian travelers the popular Aussie AirPass at the lowest prices of the year for purchase through January 31, 2007. Fares starting at CAD$1,499 include international economy flights between Vancouver and Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane, and up to three free qualifying additional cities for travel between March 26 and June 4, 2007.