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QantasLink Fokker 100 overruns runway at Newman Airport, Australia

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On 9 January, a QantasLink Fokker 100 (VH-NHY) operated domestic flight QF2650 between Perth and Newman Airport. During landing in heavy rain, however, the...

Qantas Airbus A330 returns to Sydney, Australia after cabin fills with smoke and fumes

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On 15 December, a Qantas Airbus A330 (VH-EBC) operated domestic flight QF575 between Sydney and Perth, Australia. The aircraft safely departed Sydney Airport, but...

Qantas selects Airbus A350-1000 for Project Sunrise

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QANTAS UPDATE ON PROJECT SUNRISE Airbus A350 selected as preferred aircraft (no order placed) Deadline for confirming delivery slots extended by one month Regulatory...

Air France-KLM Group steps up cooperation with Qantas Group

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Air France, KLM and Qantas enhance collaboration and joint frequent flyer proposition New travel options to Southeast Asian and Australian destinations via additional...

Qantas Centenary celebrations take off as direct London-Sydney research flight lands

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Project Sunrise research flight direct from London to Sydney lands after 19 hours and 19 minutes Qantas announces Centenary program to celebrate 100 years...

Qantas operates second ultra long-haul research flight, this time between London Heathrow and Sydney, Australia

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This morning, a Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (VH-ZNJ) departed London Heathrow, United Kingdom for a 17,750km journey (over 19 and a half hours) towards...

Fifty Boeing 737 NG aircraft grounded with potential structural defects

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For safety reasons, up to 50 Boeing 737 NG (Next Generation) aircraft are kept on the ground because of the possibility of cracks on...

Qantas ready to operate first Project Sunrise test flight

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On Friday 18 October 2019, Qantas will operate its first Project Sunrise test flight from New York to Sydney. The Australian airline will operate a...

Qantas’ newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner rolls out of the paint shop in special “Centenary livery”

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On 15 October, Qantas’ newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner (VH-ZNJ) rolled out of the paint shop at Boeing’s factory in Washington State, wearing a special...

First of Qantas’ upgraded Airbus A380 aircraft takes to the skies

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The first of Qantas’ upgraded A380s welcomed its first passengers today, delivering a new level of comfort for customers travelling on the national carrier’s...

Qantas De Havilland Dash 8-400 returns to Canberra, Australia after tire issue

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On 11 September, a De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (VH-QOI) operated domestic flight QF1420 between Canberra and Sydney, Australia. During take-off, part of the...

Qantas Airbus A330 bird strike on take-off at Perth Airport, airline immediately starts passenger care

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On 6 September, a Qantas Airbus A330 (VH-EBE) was scheduled to fly QF772 from Perth to Melbourne, Australia. During take-off, the outside casing of...

Qantas to operate “Project Sunrise” research flights by flying direct New York and London to Australia

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Re-purposed 787-9 delivery flights scheduled for October, November and December On-board research to test ways of improving wellbeing on ultra long-haul flights Made...

Qantas backs the Airbus A321XLR with an agreement for 36 aircraft (26 conversions from A320neo, 10 new firm order)

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Australia’s Qantas Airways Limited is backing Airbus’ new extended range A321XLR with an agreement covering 36 aircraft. This includes the conversion of 26 existing...

Qantas grows U.S. network with direct flights from Brisbane to Chicago and San Francisco

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Qantas is set to grow its network in the United States, with the national carrier confirming it will fly directly from Brisbane to Chicago...

Qantas and American Airlines welcome U.S. DOT’s tentative approval of joint business

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Qantas and American Airlines welcome the US Department of Transportation’s tentative approval of the carriers’ joint business to better serve customers flying between the...

Qantas brings Dreamliner to San Francisco and farewell the Queen of the Skies

Qantas has announced Sydney-San Francisco as the next route for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Qantas brings Dreamliner to San Francisco and farewell the Queen...

Two Boeing 747-8F to join Qantas freight fleet

Qantas Freight has announced it will lease two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft, offering greater capacity and improved efficiency for its global freight customers. The next-generation...

Qantas connects Adelaide and Darwin to Uluru with new flights

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Qantas has launched new direct commercial flights to Uluru from both Adelaide and Darwin to meet growing demand from travellers to the Red Centre. The...

Qantaslink resumes flights between Cairns and Port Moresby

QantasLink is again making it easier for customers to travel between Cairns and Port Moresby with the return of daily flights between the two...