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Make-a-Wish® Australia Embarks on a new Journey with Qantas

Make-a-Wish® Australia Embarks on a new Journey with Qantas The Qantas Foundation has teamed up with Make-A-Wish Australia to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions. The new partnership will see the Qantas Foundation provide Make-A-Wish Australia with domestic and international flights to help grant wishes that involve air travel, including family holidays […]

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Qantas and Emirates Welcome New Zealand Partnership

Qantas and Emirates have welcomed the New Zealand Minister for Transport’s decision to approve their partnership for five years. The partnership will provide New Zealand customers with stronger links to Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the UK, as well as frequent flyer benefits and world-class travel experiences. Qantas and Emirates applied for […]

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Qantas to Order A330s and new B737-800s

The Qantas Group today announced it would upgrade its entire fleet of Airbus A330s and order new Boeing 737-800s to drive its strategy in the international and domestic markets. Beginning in late 2014, the Group will reconfigure the interior of 10 Airbus A330-300s and 20 A330-200s with a new flat seat in business class, refreshed economy cabin […]

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Qantas Release First Half 2012/13 Financial Results

The Qantas Group today announced statutory profit after tax of $111 million and underlying profit before tax of $223 million for the six months ended 31 December 2012.  The Qantas Group today announced statutory profit after tax of $111 million and underlying profit before tax of $223 million for the six months ended 31 December 2012.  The result is […]

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Qantas and Mastercard Announce NextGen Frequent Flyer Card

Qantas has announced major improvements to its Frequent Flyer program, with a host of new features that Australian-based members can unlock with a new chip-enabled card. The next generation Qantas Frequent Flyer member card will have in-built prepaid functionality, called Qantas CashTM, which will enable members to transfer money onto the card and use it […]

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CEO CookOff Raises Funds for Australia`s Vulnerable

Thirty six celebrity chefs from Australia’s top kitchens will join forces tonight with business leaders to cook for one thousand Sydneysiders in need. A joint initiative of OzHarvest and Qantas, the CEO CookOff aims to increase awareness of excess food which could be used to feed disadvantaged Australians, with a special focus in 2013 on […]

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Qantas Recognised for its Award Winning Wine Cellar

Qantas’ commitment to showcasing the diversity and quality of the Australian wine industry has resulted in Qantas taking home the greatest number of awards at the annual Cellars in the Sky Awards, held in London last night. Qantas has won a number of awards including Best Overall Wine Cellar and Best Presented First Class Wine […]

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Qantas Announces Network Improvments as part of Asia Strategy

Qantas has announced a series of improvements to its international network, as part of a phased approach aimed at delivering the best offering of any airline flying between Australia and Asia. The improvements – the first of which take effect from 31 March 2013 – will be rolled out in four phases and go towards […]

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Qantas Helps Street Patrol for Vulnerable Youth to Stay on Track

Mission Australia’s Youth Beat service has been given a $50,000 boost from Qantas, helping secure this vital program in Tasmania. In operation since 2007, Youth Beat services the Derwent Valley and several suburbs in Hobart’s north-east and plays a crucial role reaching out to vulnerable young people, checking on their well-being and providing help where […]

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Joint Qantas-Emirates Network Open for Business

Qantas customers can start booking on the joint Qantas-Emirates network for travel from 31 March. This follows interim authorisation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for the proposed Qantas and Emirates partnership. The partnership remains subject to government and regulatory approvals. Qantas International CEO Simon Hickey said customers could book travel on a […]