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Qantas Connects Australia-UK Non-stop

Qantas launched the first ever non-stop flight from Australia to the UK on March 24.  Flight QF9 departed Perth, Western Australia, on Saturday evening, touching down in London at 5am on Sunday morning, covering the 9,000+ miles (15,000km+) in just

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QantasLink Turboprop Revamp

Qantas’ regional subsidiary QantasLink has revealed its 45-strong fleet of Bombardier Q200, Q300 and Q400 turboprop aircraft will undergo a multi-million-dollar cabin upgrade programme to improve the overall passenger experience. The aircraft’s interiors will be refreshed with new ergonomic seat

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Qantas Unveils Dream Livery

Australian flag carrier Qantas has unveiled a special scheme honouring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians on its fourth Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, VH-ZND (c/n 63390). The stunning design is based on the 1991 painting Yam Dreaming, created by late Northern

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Qantas Unveils First Dreamliner

Australian national carrier Qantas has unveiled its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, VH-ZNA (c/n 39038).  The jet, which has been named Great Southern Land, is due to arrive at the carrier’s Sydney base on October 20.  Qantas intends to use the

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Excitement Builds at Qantas

Qantas has revealed that it is planning to base four of its new Boeing 787-9s in Brisbane, saying this will create up to 470 jobs as well as opening new international route opportunities. The Australian flag carrier has eight Dreamliners

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Major A380 Cabin Upgrade

Australian flag carrier Qantas has revealed a major cabin upgrade for its 12 Airbus A380s to improve passenger comfort on long-haul flights. The modifications include a change in the seat configuration on the super jumbos to meet increasing customer demand

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Boeing 707 Donated to HARS

Film star John Travolta is donating his “beloved” Boeing 707-138B, N707JT (c/n 18740), to the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) of Albion Park, Australia.  The jet was originally delivered to Qantas on September 10, 1964 as VH-EBM City of Launceston,

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Qantas Makeover

Qantas has unveiled a new livery as part of a brand overhaul ahead of the arrival of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners next year. While the airline’s classic red and white colour scheme remains unchanged, the tweaked livery features a

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Jetstar Pacific Signals Expansion

Vietnamese low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific Airlines has finalised the purchase of ten additional Airbus A320ceo aircraft. This firm order follows an MoU announced earlier this year at the Farnborough Airshow.  The contract signing was witnessed by Tran Dai Quang, President

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Qantas Preparing for the Dreamliner

Qantas has invested Au$23m in new training equipment as it prepares for the arrival of the first of eight Boeing 787-9s at the end of next year. This latest investment includes a new flight simulator, complementing the unit already in use

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