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Boeing names new Chief Information Officer

editor editor- February 26, 2020 23:56

Today, Boeing announced Susan Doniz as the company's new chief information officer and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics, effective in May. She will succeed Vishwa Uddanwadiker ... Read More

Qantas Airways: On board for close to a day

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- October 22, 2019 01:31

Australian carrier Qantas has completed a test of the longest non-stop commercial passenger flight as part of research on how the journey could affect pilots, crew, and passengers. The Boeing ... Read More

Retired Qantas Boeing 747 becomes Rolls-Royce flying testbed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019 19:40

A much-loved Qantas passenger aircraft retired from commercial service this weekend to begin life as a Rolls-Royce flying testbed. The aircraft will be used to test current and future jet ... Read More

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 00:59

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport looks forward to the strengthened ties between American Airlines and Qantas now that their joint business agreement has been tentatively approved Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most comprehensive data-based evaluation of airlines ... Read More

Is the airport a weak link in your cruise vacation?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:45

You are treated like royalty once you board your cruise ship. It’s why you love cruise vacations. Unless the ship sails and returns to your home town, you have to ... Read More

Women with altitude: Five times equality won in aviation during 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 15:32

To commemorate International Women’s Day five key developments for women in aviation last year are celebrated, as an industry historically dominated by men continues its journey to gender equality. It’s ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:59

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum seeking Saudi Arabian women from entering the down under country? ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary of its launch. The moves ... Read More

Dubai Runway Closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:02

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to ... Read More

Virgin Australia’s Denpasar Christmas delivery for Darwin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 15:12

Virgin Australia has delivered just what Darwin International Airport wanted for Territorians this festive season, with the announcement of a new three times weekly, seasonal service to Denpasar, Bali starting ... Read More

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 7, 2018 14:57

Oneworld, an airline alliance, started February 1, 1999 and currently has 14 members, thanks to the new addition of Royal Air Maroc. Read More

Jetstar emergency landing in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2016 12:03

A Jetstar Airways flight JQ12 with 320 people onboard, which was flying from Tokyo to Australia’s Gold Coast, has made an emergency landing on the US island of Guam in ... Read More

Qantas taps into Chinese market with Jetstar Hong Kong deal

editor editor- June 7, 2013 08:55

MELBOURNE, Australia - Australia's largest airline Qantas and China Eastern Airlines sold a stake of 66 million U.S. Read More

Secrets to winning at social media revealed at eTravel Summit

editor editor- March 27, 2013 01:48

The disruptive nature of the Internet has changed the game for many travel industry suppliers, who are increasingly using social media, mobile, and email marketing to promote their products and ... Read More

Tourism Australia signs three-year marketing agreement with Etihad Airways

editor editor- December 17, 2012 05:28

Tourism Australia has signed a three-year marketing agreement with Etihad Airways worth $6 million as the peak body moves to fill the gap created by the loss of funding from ... Read More

Qantas accuses Dixon of sabotage, ditches Tourism Australia

editor editor- November 28, 2012 10:05

Qantas has accused the head of Tourism Australia of trying to "unravel" the airline's future plans, ending its 40-year partnership with the peak tourist body and suspending a $44 million ... Read More

Qantas and Emirates announce new global aviation partnership

editor editor- September 7, 2012 06:34

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas and Emirates today announced a new global aviation partnership that will give their customers a seamless Australian and international network, exclusive frequent flyer benef Read More

Etihad and China Southern to increase flights to Queensland

editor editor- August 16, 2012 02:49

China Southern and Etihad plan to increase flights to Queensland, adding to the pressure on Qantas from foreign airlines targeting Australia because of the strong economy. Read More

Qantas mulls partnership with Emirates

editor editor- July 27, 2012 07:34

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Australia’s biggest carrier Qantas confirmed on Thursday that it’s in talks with Emirates and other airlines for potential alliance to help revive its struggling in Read More

Virgin Australia sends cabin crew to etiquette, posture and language classes

editor editor- July 23, 2012 06:10

Virgin Australia cabin crew are being ordered to take classes in etiquette, posture and language as part of the company's bid to take on Qantas as the airline of choice ... Read More

Fare war with Virgin Australia takes toll on Qantas’ yield

editor editor- July 3, 2012 08:12

Qantas has suffered its first monthly decline in yields from both its domestic and international operations in more than two years, in a further sign of the impact of a ... Read More

Qantas screams bloody murder over Etihad buying into Virgin Australia

editor editor- June 25, 2012 02:33

Qantas management is warning the carrier could ''go under'' if the state-owned Etihad is allowed to buy enough of a share of Virgin Australia to allow it to start undercutting ... Read More

Singapore Air and China Southern give Qantas run for its money

editor editor- June 4, 2012 06:17

Qantas faces twin challenges from Asia this week as Singapore Airlines' low-cost offshoot Scoot launches flights to Sydney and China Southern cranks up its "Canton Route" to London. Read More

The battle for Australian skies intensifies

editor editor- May 5, 2012 02:08

The battle for Australia's skies intensified yesterday as Qantas shrugged off threats by rival Virgin and announced big capacity increases with more on the way. Read More

Qantas fuels A330 with recycled cooking oil

editor editor- April 14, 2012 07:23

An Australian airline said Friday it had found a sustainable alternative to aviation fuel that was more economical and efficient and cut an aircraft’s carbon emissions: recycled cooking oil. Read More

Qantas: Decision to ground fleet must remain with airline

editor editor- March 24, 2012 05:29

Qantas says forcing airlines to submit a safety case to the regulator and the Government prior to grounding its fleet would be impractical and could put passengers at risk. Read More

Qantas ditches plans for ultra-premium Asia airline

editor editor- March 10, 2012 04:53

Qantas has finally ditched ambitious plans to set up a new ultra-premium airline in Asia - the centrepiece of efforts by the chief executive, Alan Joyce, to revive its international ... Read More

Qantas, Virgin battle for Australian skies

editor editor- February 24, 2012 08:36

The battle for the Australian skies between Virgin and Qantas is shaping as one that demonstrates how the youth and flexibility of the small upstart, Virgin, are worthy adversaries to ... Read More

Qantas ordered to inspect A380s wing cracks

editor editor- February 11, 2012 08:34

Qantas will inspect its fleet of Airbus A380s for cracks on its wings following a European directive, but the engineers' union says it should have happened months ago. Read More

Future Fund chief backs Qantas in dispute with its workforce

editor editor- November 25, 2011 04:14

The Future Fund chief, David Murray, has backed Qantas in the dispute with its workforce, saying unless companies like the airline tackle entrenched union privilege Australia risks the same fate ... Read More

Qantas’ ill-timed Twitter competition backfires

editor editor- November 24, 2011 08:42

It was meant to create goodwill, but instead Qantas handed disenchanted consumers a stick to beat it with when it launched an ill-timed social media competition yesterday. Read More

Court orders Qantas to end dispute and resume service

editor editor- October 31, 2011 02:49

Qantas has called off the dramatic grounding of its entire fleet after a tribunal ordered the Australian airline and trade unions to end a dispute that has stranded thousands of ... Read More

Qantas labor dispute fallout felt internationally

editor editor- October 17, 2011 04:18

QANTAS is sending more aircraft maintenance offshore, and has lost a contract to service another airline's jets as the fallout from industrial wrangles are felt internationally. Read More

Australian carriers volunteer to pay carbon tax

editor editor- October 10, 2011 05:51

Qantas, Virgin Blue and other Australian airlines will voluntarily pay the carbon tax after lobbying to be included in the scheme. Read More

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