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Qantas Airways is a leading International Airliner. It accepts payments of various forms including UATP charge card. Jetstar is its low-cost airline wing.

In May 09, Qantas announced a temprorary scrapping of the 42 first class travel tickets on its weekly long distance international flights starting from July 6 to October 31, 09 citing drop in corporate traffic.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

  • July 19, 2009: #5 Major Legacy Airline, AVIATION WEEK Airline Industry Rankings: 2009 Top-Performing Companies

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Grupo Gallegos, Comcast Submission Selected for Advertising Research Foundation's Re:Think 2015 Conference
Grupo Gallegos, a creatively-driven, independent agency, and its client Comcast have been selected to participate in the Advertising Research Foundations' Re:Think 2015 conference. The submission, titled "Porque Puedo/Because I Can: Leveraging the Power of Biculturalism To Create Engaging Messages for the Latino Market," was one of four selected from over 200 submissions.

JetBlue Appoints Tony Lowery, Vice President Technical Operations
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 07, 2015) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, today announces the appointment of Tony Lowery as the carrier's new Vice President, Technical Operations. Lowery joins JetBlue this week to oversee the company's engineering, maintenance, materiel, and quality functions

Qantas Orders Three Bombardier Q400 NextGen Airliners
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Australia's largest domestic and international airline, Qantas Airways Limited has placed a firm order for three Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners. Based on the list price for the Q400 NextGen aircraft, the contract is valued at approximately $98 million US.

Heritage Global Partners to Auction LTQ Engineering’s State-of-the-Art Engine MRO Facility and Equipment via Online Auction October 2-3

Qantas fears Etihad's Virgin deal could see it 'go under'
Australia's flagship carrier Qantas Airways has warned the Federal Government that it could 'go under' if Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is allowed a double stake in rival carrier Virgin Australia.

Qantas could be forced out of business by Ethihad's Virgin takeover
Australia's flagship carrier Qantas Airways could be forced out of business if Middle Eastern airline Etihad takes over Virgin Australia, experts fear.

Qantas profit set to nosedive 90 percent amid European crisis, soaring fuel prices
Australia's flagship carrier Qantas Airways is expecting a fall of up to 91 percent in its full year underlying profit due to a troubled European economy and soaring fuel costs.

US transportation department fines Australia's Qantas 40K dollars for unfair and deceptive practices
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has ordered Australia's national carrier Qantas to pay 40,000 dollars (37,000 Australian dollars) for engaging in "unfair and deceptive practices".

Another Qantas flight diverted to Dubai due to engine trouble
A Qantas Airways flight has been diverted to Dubai after an oil problem forced the shutdown of one of the superjumbo jet's four engines.

Qantas ordered back into skies
Australia's embattled national carrier Qantas Airways will start flying again from today after an unprecedented grounding.

Qantas Airways grounds global fleet over labor dispute
Qantas Airways Limited, the flag carrier of Australia, today grounded its entire fleet of 108 aircrafts around the world due to the ongoing strike by its workers.

Qantas apologises for racist 'blackface' stunt on Twitter
Qantas Airways has issued an apology for their 'racist' stunt of awarding free tickets to the Rugby Union Bledisloe Cup, to two men who 'blacked up' to impersonate their favourite player.

Travolta's in-flight falls prey to Qantas 'politics'
Qantas Airways has begun replacing its "cringe-worthy" in-flight safety video that stars John Travolta.

Now, rats ground Qantas Airways' Boeing 767 plane!
Sydney-based Qantas Airways was forced to ground one of its Boeing 767 jets after five rats were found on board.

Qantas' woes continue as 'scary' cockpit fire forces Sydney-bound jet to divert to Cairns
A Sydney-based Qantas Airways' flight from the Philippines has made a forced landing in Cairns after a fire broke out in the plane's cockpit.

Rolls-Royce engine worries continue for Qantas' A380 fleet
Sydney-based Qantas Airways' headaches over its A380 fleet have been compounded after a defect was found in an engine on one of its superjumbos, which is still on the factory floor in France.

Potential manufacturing defect blamed for Qantas' A380 Rolls Royce engines' blasts
Sydney-based Qantas Airways has said that it will conduct more detailed inspections of its A380 Rolls-Royce engines after the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) issued a new safety alert today.

US woman with Twitter name 'theashes' gets Qantas' flight offer
An American woman, who was bombarded with cricket-related messages due to her Twitter name 'theashes', has been offered a free flight to Australia to watch the ongoing Ashes cricket series between Australia and England.

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