Perth, 30 August 2006
Qantas Announces Extra Adelaide-Perth Services
Qantas today announced an additional four return services each week between Adelaide and Perth.
Sydney, 28 August 2006
Qantas to Conduct an Evaluation of New Technology Allowing Customers to stay Connected Inflight
Qantas said it would introduce new technology from early 2007, which will enable customers to make and receive emails and SMS via their own mobile phone or personal electronic devices such as Blackberrys.
Sydney, 18 August 2006
Changes to Qantas International Fuel Surcharges
Qantas said today that, due to continuing record fuel prices, it would increase its international fuel surcharges for tickets issued on or after 31 August 2006.
Sydney, 17 August 2006
Qantas Reports Full Year Profit of $671 Million
Qantas today announced a profit before tax of $671 million for the year ended 30 June 2006, a 26.6 per cent decrease on the year to 30 June 2005.
Sydney, 16 August 2006
Qantas Launches Freight Business
Qantas today announced the formation of a new wholly owned subsidiary domestic air freight business, Express Freighters Australia, to commence operations from October 2006.
Brisbane, 11 August 2006
QantasLink to Launch New Services to Hervey Bay and Biloela
QantasLink will commence services on two new Queensland routes - between Brisbane and Hervey Bay and Brisbane and Biloela - from 29 October 2006, subject to regulatory approvals.
Delhi, 10 August 2006
Qantas signs codeshare with Jet Airways
Qantas and India's premier airline, Jet Airways, have today announced a codeshare arrangement that will expand Qantas' network within India from 6 September, subject to government approval.
Sydney, 10 August 2006
Special Aviation Security Measures for Air Travel to the United Kingdom
Qantas said today that it would comply with new, temporary security measures introduced by the UK Government for flights departing from and transiting through the United Kingdom.
Sydney, 10 August 2006
Special Aviation Security Measures for Air Travel to and from the United States
Qantas said today that it would comply with new security measures introduced by the United States Department of Homeland Security for flights into and out of the United States.
Sydney, 08 August 2006
Qantas Extends Contracts for CEO and CFO
The Chairman of Qantas, Margaret Jackson, announced today that Geoff Dixon would continue as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Qantas on an ongoing contract, replacing his current employment contract which was to expire on 1 July 2007.