Sydney, 17 February 2011

Qantas Announces Profit Result – Half-Year Ended 31 December 2010
Qantas today announced an Underlying Profit Before Tax (Underlying PBT) of $417 million for the half-year ended 31 December 2010.

Sydney, 17 February 2011

Qantas Group to Boost Aircraft Fleet
The Qantas Group announced it would boost its domestic, resources charter and international fleets to support ongoing growth and operational efficiencies across its flying businesses.

Sydney, 16 February 2011

Wide-Body Aircraft to Target East/West Growth
Qantas is targeting the growing demand from business travellers between the eastern states and Perth by deploying internationally configured wide-body aircraft to these routes including its Boeing 747 aircraft.

Sydney, 11 February 2011

Qantas Launches Sustainable Fuel Strategy
Qantas today announced a new collaboration with US-based renewable energy company Solazyme to investigate opportunities for algae-based sustainable aviation fuel.

Sydney, 11 February 2011

Qantas to Increase Domestic, Regional and Tasman Fares in Response to High Fuel Prices
Qantas announced today it would increase domestic, regional and Tasman air fares by up to five per cent as the second part of its response to high oil and jet fuel prices.

Sydney, 10 February 2011

Qantas Rejects Claims From Pilots' Union
Claims being made by the Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA) about Qantas pilots' job security being under threat are completely unfounded.

Wellington, 08 February 2011

Qantas Welcomes New Aircraft on Tasman Route
Qantas today welcomed a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft into service and announced it would be named in honour of Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer and explorer.

Sydney, 03 February 2011

Qantas Ready to Resume Cairns Operations Following Cyclone Yasi - Townsville Under Review
Qantas today announced it would resume services to and from Cairns on Friday 4 February 2011.

Sydney, 03 February 2011

Qantas Response to High Fuel Prices
Qantas announced today it would increase international fuel surcharges in response to rising oil and jet fuel prices. The changes will apply to tickets issued on or after 19 February.

Melbourne, 03 February 2011

Qantas CEO Speech - Qantas: Agenda 2011
The folllwing speech was delivered by Qantas CEO, Alan Joyce, to the Melbourne Press Club today.

Perth, 02 February 2011

QantasLink Ready to Launch Exmouth, WA Services
QantasLink today released its schedule and an introductory, all inclusive one way fare of $99, for its new Perth-Exmouth services commencing on 30 March.

Sydney, 02 February 2011

Qantas Cyclone Yasi Update
Qantas has suspended flights to and from Cairns and Townsville airports until Friday 4 February following the closure of both airports today in response to Tropical Cyclone Yasi.

Melbourne, 02 February 2011

Qantas Announces Mark Webber as New Qantas Ambassador
Qantas today announced a new Qantas Ambassador as part of its support of the 2011 Formula 1(tm) Qantas Australian Grand Prix.

Melbourne, 02 February 2011

Qantas to Provide Flights Home for Australians Caught in Egypt
Qantas announced today it would provide Australians travelling on special evacuation charter flights from Cairo to Frankfurt with free onward flights to Australia.

Sydney, 01 February 2011

Qantas to Provide Extra Services for Queensland
Qantas has provided additional flights and capacity out of Cairns and Townsville this evening ahead of expected extreme weather conditions resulting from Tropical Cyclone Yasi.