Tag: Qantas Airways

Qatar Airways Builds Stake in LATAM Airlines

Qatar Airways has taken a ten per cent stake in LATAM Airlines through subsidiary Qatar Airways Investments (UK). Both carriers are members of the oneworld alliance. The pre-emptive rights offering of 61,316,424 new shares, at a price per share of US$10, ended on December 23rd, in which Qatar subscribed shares of LATAM through its wholly-owned. […]

Pilots, Leap Into Action – Airlines are Looking for You

After coping with terrorism, bankruptcies and consolidation, the largest airlines of the world are facing a new problem: a looming worldwide pilot shortage. The recent boom in air travel has created an urgent demand for new aircraft and additional flights as well as new routes all over the world which, in turn, have served the […]

Coles and Virgin Team Up to Rival Qantas and Woolworths

From the sky to the grocery aisle, two of Australia’s biggest loyalty programs, flybuys and Velocity Frequent Flyer, are teaming up. Under a new partnership launched today, Coles customers will earn frequent flyer points with Virgin Australia. As well as points, the airline-retailer deal will also include status credits, meaning shoppers will be able to […]

Qantas Heading Back to Beijing

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 […]

Qantas New App to Help Save Millions in Fuel

Australia’s Qantas, one of the world’s oldest airlines, will soon have a new app that tells its pilots the most fuel-efficient way to fly around the world. The new app is expected to slash at least 30 million Australian dollars (22.7 million U.S. dollars) off its annual fuel bills and forms a range of expected […]

Dubai Airports To Add 10 A380 Gates At DXB

Dubai Airports has commissioned work on a project that will expand the number of Airbus A380 contact stands at Dubai International’s (DXB) Concourse C, the company announced Sept. 26. The increase will enable the facility to accommodate Emirates Airline’s growing fleet of A380s. The project will increase the number of Code F gates (A380 gates) […]

Qantas Extends Its A380 Support Contract With Spairliners Until 2025

Qantas Airways Ltd., the Australian flag carrier based in Sydney, has renewed its Integrated Component Care contract with Spairliners who have been providing services since the A380 entry into service in 2008. The contract is effective from 01st of January 2016 and covers component pooling and repair solutions of all Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) for […]