Newsroom Archive Press Releases 2008

Los Angeles, 17 October 2008

Qantas Airways Inaugurates First A380 Commercial Service at LAX
Qantas Airways' inaugural Airbus A380 -- the world's largest airliner and the first commercial A380 flight to serve Los Angeles -- is scheduled to arrive from Melbourne, Australia on October 20, 2008 and land at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at approximately 7.30 am Pacific Time.

Los Angeles, 4 September 2008

Qantas Relocates Flights at LAX Terminals in Preparation for A380 Service
With the start of the Qantas A380 service scheduled for October 20, 2008, Qantas is making terminal changes to more efficiently accommodate passengers flying into and out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Los Angeles, 14 August 2008

Qantas Announces A380 Delivery Date
Qantas announced that is would take delivery of its first A380 aircraft on September 19, 2008.

Los Angeles, 12 August 2008

Qantas Announces A380 Delivery Date
Qantas has been named Best Airline Australasia and one of the world's top airlines in the 2008 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Los Angeles, 16 June 2008

The Qantas A380 - On Sale Now
Seats on Qantas' new flagship, the Airbus A380, went on sale today, ahead of the airline's first A380 flight between Los Angeles and Melbourne on October 20, 2008.

Los Angeles, 22 May 2008

Qantas Airways introduces new Premium Economy on flights between the US And Australia
Qantas Airways' new Premium Economy cabin is now available for sale on flights between Los Angeles and Australia.

Los Angeles, 12 May 2008

Qantas' 100% e-Ticket Policy for Canada Point of Sale
Effective 1 June 2008, IATA will no longer permit paper tickets to be issued by any BSP Travel Agency and will be collecting all unused paper ticket stock within the first two weeks of June 2008. In addition to this, IATA has ceased printing new stocks of paper MCOs and MPDs and will not be fulfilling any future orders of these documents.

Los Angeles, 13 March 2008

Qantas Airways to commence new services between US and Australia, totaling a record 47 per week
Qantas Airways announced it would operate a record 47 flights between the US and Australia each week, when it commences new services to Brisbane and Sydney beginning 27 March 2008.

Los Angeles, 18 January 2008

Ian Baker-Finch says G'Day USA as host of "CEO Golf Day"
Ian Baker-Finch says G'Day USA as host of "CEO Golf Day" presented by Qantas Airways and