Tag: Alan Joyce

Qantas Orders More Dreamliners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas has announced an order for six additional Boeing 787-9s to fly on its international network, bringing its fleet of Dreamliners to 14 by the end of 2020. The arrival of the new aircraft will enable the airline to accelerate retirement of its last six Boeing 747s – an aircraft type that has been in […]

Qantas Considers 737 Max and 797 for Domestic Fleet Renewal

Reading Time: 1 minute Qantas is set to renew its domestic fleet over the next few years, and is looking at replacing its B737-800s with either A320neo or B737 MAX aircraft, reports Australian Business Traveller. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce told a media briefing that the Australian airline is also keen on Boeing’s proposed New Midsize Airplane (NMA), tentatively dubbed […]

Emirates And Qantas To Extend Partnership

Reading Time: 4 minutes Emirates and Qantas will apply to extend their cornerstone partnership for another five years making changes to reflect customer demand, new aircraft technology and each airline’s respective network strengths. These changes will deliver additional benefits to the eight million passengers who have travelled more than 65 billion kilometres on the combined network since 2013, increasing […]

Qantas Posts Second Best Results In 97 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas reported an Underlying Profit Before Tax of $1,401 million and a Statutory Profit Before Tax of $1,181 million for the 12 months ended 30 June 2017. The underlying result represents the second highest performance in Qantas’ 97 year history, down 8.6 percent compared with last year’s record. The figure is is slightly above the […]

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce Gets a Pie in His Face in Perth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas boss Alan Joyce has had a cream pie shoved in his face while speaking to a packed business breakfast in Perth. He was less than two minutes into a speech to 500 executives at Perth’s exclusive Hyatt Regency hotel on Tuesday when a man in a suit appeared from behind a curtain on the […]

Qantas Heading Back to Beijing

Reading Time: 1 minute Qantas is boosting its presence in China with a resumption of Sydney-Beijing nonstop flights from late January 2017. The daily flight will be operated with Airbus A330-200s and marks a return to the Chinese capital for the first time since Qantas withdrew from the route in 2009. It also comes ahead of Virgin Australia’s daily […]

Rejuvenated Qantas Eyes More Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas Airways Ltd. could potentially more than quadruple its fleet of Boeing Co. Dreamliners as long as the first few aircraft generate a profit, Chief Executive Officer Alan Joyce said. Australia’s largest carrier is due to receive the first of its eight Dreamliners at the end of 2017, and has options and purchase rights to […]