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  Qantas signs firm order for eight additional A380s
Qantas Airways has signed a firm order for eight more of the world’s largest and most advanced passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380, taking the total number of A380s ordered by Australia’s national carrier to 20 aircraft.
Qantas was one of the first airlines to commit to the A380 in 2000, placing an original order for 12 aircraft, first deliveries of which will commence in August 2008.
Qantas is one of Airbus’ largest Pacific customers with a total of 65 Airbus aircraft either in service or on order, comprising a mix of A380s for long-haul flights to the USA and Europe, A330s for Asian and regional services, and A330s and A320s for its low-cost Jetstar operations.
www.airbus.com /en/presscentre/pressreleases/pressreleases_items/06_12_21_qantas_8_more_a380.html   (495 words)

 oneworld - Qantas
Qantas has an extensive "joint services agreement" with fellow oneworld founder member British Airways, a wide-ranging commercial agreement with American Airlines and code-shares also with Cathay Pacific, Finnair and LAN.
Its in-flight services are consistent with those of Qantas mainline, with its staff wearing the regular Qantas uniform and aircraft painted in Qantas livery.
Its staff wear regular Qantas uniforms and its nine Boeing 737-300s are painted in Qantas livery.
www.oneworld.com /ow/member-airlines/qantas   (511 words)

Qantas was initially formed in 1920, as the Queensland And Northern Territory Aerial Service, and grew aggressively over the years to become the dominant national carrier.
Luggage allowance is a generous 40KG, and passengers get access to the state of the art departure and arrivals lounges at airports around the world.
Qantas have a loyalty scheme called Frequent Flyer.
www.airline-search.co.uk /qantas   (282 words)

  Australia Vacations*Australia Luxury Vacations*Australia Vacation Packages*New Zealand Vacations
In many areas throughout the Pacific, Qantas Vacations are the largest purchasers of hotel rooms and tourist services.
The friendly staff at Qantas Vacations are destination specialists with local knowledge of Australia, New Zealand and the Fiji Islands.
Qantas Vacations travel site is for residents of North and South America only.
www.qantasvacations.com   (279 words)

  Qantas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Qantas has responded by creating a new cut-price subsidiary airline Jetstar in the hopes that this move will "crowd out" the cut-price segment of the market, allowing Qantas to remain the superdominant player in the Australian domestic aviation market and one of the few profitable full-service airlines in the world.
Qantas' record in the jet era was spotless until Boeing 747-400 VH-OJH, carrying 407 passengers and crew, over-ran the runway by 220 metres, ending up in a golf course, while landing in a rainstorm at Bangkok on 23 September 1999.
Qantas is the main and shirt sponsor of the "Qantas Wallabies", the Australian national Rugby Union team.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Qantas   (3236 words)

 Revenue Interface Application Integrates 36 Systems at Qantas : FUJITSU
So when Qantas, Australia's largest airline, merged their international operation with a domestic airline and found themselves wrestling information among multiple data systems, something had to be done.
Qantas is recognized as one of the world's leading long distance airlines, having pioneered services from Australia to North America and Europe.
Qantas operates approximately 590 international services each week and is also Australia's leading domestic airline, operating an average of 4,400 flights a week serving all Australian states and mainland territories.
www.fujitsu.com /global/casestudies/WWW2_casestudy_Qantas.html   (987 words)

 Qantas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qantas is Australia 's oldest and largest airline and the world's third oldest airline KLM and Avianca).
Qantas was nationalised in 1947 by the Australian Labor Party Federal Government when Ben Chifley was Prime Minister.
Qantas has attempted to expand into the New Zealand domestic air travel market first with shareholding in Air New Zealand then by a franchise takeover of Ansett New Zealand.
www.freeglossary.com /Qantas   (589 words)

 Qantas prepares to wield the axe - Business - Business - smh.com.au
The chief executive of Qantas, Geoff Dixon, makes "no apologies" for his plans to shift thousands of jobs overseas, arguing the airline's 35,000 Australian employees should be grateful they have a job.
Qantas will hold meetings with unions next week amid speculation the airline is looking to move some of its 5500 maintenance staff to countries with cheaper workforces and replace some of its 2000 check-in staff with e-ticket machines.
Qantas plans to save $1.5 billion on top of its three-year $1.5 billion cost-cutting program which expires next June and is already well ahead of budget.
www.smh.com.au /news/business/qantas-prepares-to-wield-the-axe/2005/08/18/1123958181792.html   (780 words)

Qantas is the oldest airline in the English speaking world, founded in 1920.
Today, Qantas is widely regarded as one of the world's leading long distance airlines, operating a fleet of 178 aircraft across 129 destinations in 34 countries.
Qantas employs around 31,000 staff, of more than 100 nationalities, in more than 30 countries and speaking more than 50 different languages.
metrotel.co.uk /travlog/qantas.html   (208 words)

Initial Qantas operations of the type were flown by several C-47s on loan to the airline towards the end of WWII from the USAAF.
When Qantas withdrew from its New Guinea operations in 1960 the remaining services and aircraft were transferred to TAA (Trans Australia Airlines).
VH-EDC (Constructors No. 12874) was acquired by Qantas in May 1961, registered on the 12th of July 1961, and disposed of on 15th November 1971.
www.douglasdc3.com /qantas/qantas.htm   (736 words)

 Qantas - Qantas Airways flights to Australia from the UK
As the national carrier Qantas is the main airline for Australia.
Overall Qantas Airline operates a network covering 77 destinations in 33 countries and, of course, the widest range of flights within Australia itself.
Qantas airways has an extensive flight network within Australia which will allow you to traverse the country to visit friends or just to see more of this great country.
www.travelmood.com /qantas.asp   (509 words)

 WJLA - Qantas Orders Boeing 787 Passenger Jets   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qantas is one of 16 airlines that have ordered Airbus' newest plane, the A380 superjumbo, which will become the world's largest passenger jet when it enters service next year.
Neither Qantas nor the rival aircraft makers indicated whether delivery schedules were an important factor in the decision.
Qantas said it had sought tenders from Airbus and Boeing for ultra-long range variants of the Airbus A340 and Boeing 777 as part of its current fleet renewal plan.
www.wjla.com /headlines/1205/285970.html   (699 words)

 Qantas International Flights - Fare Searches & Bookings from Qantas
The Qantas museum opened in Longreach in 1996 and recently had a retired Boeing 747 added to it's collection of planes flown by the airline.
Today Qantas is recognised as one of the safest airlines in the world and as the national carrier of Australia.
Qantas is proud to be known as The Spirit of Australia - a land of natural treasures and cultural diversity.
www.globenettravel.com.au /qantas.asp   (305 words)

 Qantas Top Deals Airline Tickets - Airways !!!
The qantas airlines has been flourished very fast that it stands as one of the leading long distance journey airlines in australia.
Qantas airlines has also entered the flight catering,special holiday packages sectors.
Qantas airlines maintains all sophisticated facilities inflight and also all the information about the flight departures,arrivals,seating arrangement details are made available online so that its passengers can have happy and safe ride.
www.airlines-review.com /Qantas   (298 words)

 Qantas Web Site Goes Live With Interwoven Content Management   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qantas group general manager E-Commerce, Paul Shepanski, said the airline expected the new software to improve dramatically the time-to-web for content updates.
Qantas operates an average of 450 domestic flights a day and around 540 international flights every week, serving more than 120 destinations in 35 countries.
In 2000, Qantas was named as the Australian company with the best corporate image for the 11th year running, and in February 1996 Qantas was named Airline of the Year by Air Transport World.
www.interwoven.com /news/press/2000/0815qantaspr.html   (513 words)

 Qantas orders 65 new Boeing 787 aircraft - Aviation - MSNBC.com
Qantas announced Wednesday it has ordered 65 new Boeing 787 passenger jets in a multibillion dollar deal to renew its fleet.
Qantas said it has placed firm orders for 65 new Boeing 787 passenger jets and has secured rights to buy another 50 of the so-called Dreamliners to cope with future growth.
Qantas chairwoman Margaret Jackson said the airline would fund the Boeing 787 purchases from the company’s operating cash flow.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/10463472   (901 words)

 Recent Significant Events for Qantas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is the second serious incident involving Qantas in less than a year.
Last September, a landing overrun involving a Qantas 747 at Bangkok's airport resulted in about $100 million in damage to the aircraft.
A Qantas 747 was also involved in a minor landing incident in Perth the same month.
www.airsafe.com /events/airlines/qantas.htm   (314 words)

 Luchtzak Aviation - Qantas news, latest Qantas news headlines, stories and articles
Qantas is issuing an advisory to all passengers on its flights on the safe use of Dell notebooks following the recall of 4.1 million batteries announced by the PC manufacturer last week.
Qantas is increasing it's presence in Queensland with a new fleet of turboprop aircraft.
Qantas was the first airline to sign a contract for the A380 and will take delivery of the first of its 12 aircraft in April 2007.
www.luchtzak.be /article-topic-42.html   (2593 words)

 Travolta-Qantas Ambassador Press Release/Updates
Travolta said that, as part of his new role with Qantas, he would pilot his own aircraft, an ex-Qantas Boeing 707 jet specially painted in its original Qantas 1960s branding and livery, across the globe to 10 countries on a Spirit of Friendship tour.
Established in the Australian outback in 1920, Qantas is the world's second oldest airline and one of the world's leading long distance airlines.
It operates 197 aircraft - 118 in the core Qantas jet fleet and a further 79 flown by Qantas serving regional destinations throughout Australia.
www.dogdayart.com /websites/quantas/press_release/pr_top.html   (523 words)

 ASU National Net - Airlines: Qantas & QF Regionals: Index
Qantas has today announced plans to increase the number of E Check-In machines at airports from 38 to 118 in a process that is to be completed by early 2006.
ASU delegates from Qantas at Hobart, Launceston and Coolangatta met with Jetstar representatives in Sydney on Friday, February 20, 2004 to discuss the announcement that Qantas is to be responsible for the check in in these ports.
Qantas management was clearly taken aback by the thousands of Qantas workers who signed the petition opposing the introduction of random drug and alcohol testing and attended meetings at airports.
www.asu.asn.au /media/airlines_qantas   (8271 words)

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 ebookers : Qantas, Qantas airlines, Qantas airways, Qantas flights, Qantas airlines tickets, Qantas flight airfares   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Today, Qantas is widely regarded as the world's leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia.
Qantas continues to provide outstanding service to its customers and is at the forefront of the international civil aviation industry.
The air holidays and flights shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority, except when tickets for scheduled flights are sent to you within 24 hours of payment being accepted.
www.ebookers.com /flights/special_offers/qantas_special.html   (130 words)

 Qantas Airways
The Qantas Group operates over 4,200 flights a week carrying more than 17 million passengers a year to 96 destinations in Australia and around the world.
In 1997 Qantas was named as the Australian company with the best corporate image for the eighth year running, and in February 1996 Qantas was named Airline of the Year by Air Transport World.
Over the next three years Qantas will spend more than $A550 million on further improvements to its product and services, including the redesign and refurbishment of the interior of the entire fleet of jet aircraft.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /australia/flights/qantas.html   (742 words)

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