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June 24, 2017 Qantas today announced the inaugural group of startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program. Designed in partnership with leading corporate accelerator Slingshot, AVRO gives entrepreneurs the chance to work with Qantas Group business units to develop, incubate and scale their businesses.  Six start […]

QANTAS Accelerator Participants Announced


JUNE 22, 2017 Qantas passengers are set to benefit from a world first collaboration between the airline and one of Australia’s leading academic institutions to reshape the travel experience. The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre (opens in new window) will work with Qantas to help develop the airline’s new approach to long […]

World First Air Travel Health and Wellbeing Partnership


JUNE 7, 2017 Qantas’ own credit card has officially launched with applications for the platinum card now open. The Qantas Premier Mastercard®, issued by Citi, will reward Qantas Frequent Flyer members with an earn rate of up to two Qantas Points per dollar spent. Key points earn features include: 60,000 […]

QANTAS Launches Premium Points Earning Credit Card


JUNE 5, 2017 QantasLink today announced it will launch flights to Kangaroo Island, providing travellers with a new destination on its domestic network. From December, QantasLink will offer flights to Kangaroo Island from both Adelaide and Melbourne with a schedule that sees more flights during peak seasons, providing around 20,000 seats […]

QANTASLINK Hopping To Kangaroo Island



May 19, 2017 Qantas has introduced mobile check-in and digital boarding passes for customers travelling between Australia and New Zealand, the first step towards more seamless travel across the Tasman. The technology is being rolled out as part of the airline’s strategy to speed up the journey through the airport […]

QANTAS Introduces Digital Boarding Passes on International Services


May 9, 2017 Qantas customers are set to benefit from smoother connections and improved facilities at Perth Airport with construction to begin on a new integrated domestic and international passenger hub. A new international wing, will be located within the existing T3/T4 area. It will feature a large outdoor deck […]

New International Lounge For QANTAS Perth


April 29, 2017 Flying for work and making everyday business purchases is about to get more rewarding for thousands of businesses, with Qantas launching a new loyalty program aimed at small to medium-sized firms. Members of the program, called Qantas Business Rewards, are likely to range from sole traders to […]

QANTAS MAKES DOING BUSINESS MORE REWARDING


April 28, 2017 Qantas Airways became the first Australian airline to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UnionPay International, China’s largest payment network provider, to expand the acceptance of UnionPay cards for payment across all Qantas customer touchpoints. The signing of the MOU took place yesterday at Qantas Mascot […]

QANTAS and Unionpay International Sign MOU



Australians can now book non-stop flights* from Australia to Europe for the first time, with tickets for Qantas’ Perth-London (Heathrow) route going on sale today. Daily flights on the history-making route begin on 24 March 2018 and form part of a new Melbourne-Perth-London return service. The services will be operated […]

QANTAS PUTS THE NEW KANGAROO ROUTE ON SALE


Qantas is calling on the world’s best start-ups, scale-ups and digital disruptors to help with its innovation agenda. The national carrier today launched the AVRO Accelerator, an initiative giving start-ups the chance to work with Qantas Group mentors and pitch ideas to streamline the travel experience, design smarter ways of […]

QANTAS SEEKS START UPS TO SHAPE INNOVATION FUTURE


Australian and Israeli travellers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement between Qantas and EL AL, subject to government and regulatory approvals. Customers of both airlines will be able to book on select flights operated by the other, as well as earn and redeem frequent flyer points.  The […]

QANTAS AND EL AL TO LAUNCH CODESHARE PARTNERSHIP


Qantas customers on Wi-Fi enabled domestic flights will be able to watch their favourite shows, avoid missing out on live sport and listen to almost any song they like, with Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify coming on board to provide content in 2017. With speeds up to 10 times faster than […]

QANTAS WI-FI TO GET A WORKOUT WITH FOXTEL, NETFLIX AND ...



Qantas and American Airlines will refile an application with the United States Department of Transport (DOT) seeking anti-trust immunity for the expansion of their joint business arrangement. The airlines have carefully reviewed the DOT’s November 2016 Show Cause Order proposing not to grant approval for their original application and, after […]

QANTAS AND AMERICAN AIRLINES – PARTNERSHIP UPDATE


Qantas has unveiled a new inflight safety video (opens in new window) featuring some of Australia’s most stunning landscapes and locations. The new film is an evolution of the national carrier’s 2016 safety video, which had more than 90 million views across Qantas’ in-flight and social media platforms. The 2017 […]

NEW QANTAS SAFETY VIDEO TO SHOW BEST OF AUSTRALIA


Qantas’ new flights to Beijing take off today, helping power the Australia-China travel boom and marking the next step in the national carrier’s Chinese growth strategy. Beijing is Qantas’ third destination in Greater China, joining Shanghai and Hong Kong.   The new service gives the capital’s 21 million residents a direct […]

QANTAS SYDNEY – BEIJING FLIGHTS TAKE OFF IN TIME FOR ...


Qantas has today announced it will introduce Premium Lounge Entry – a new airport departure experience for eligible Qantas customers departing from Brisbane Domestic Airport. Opening in line with the new Qantas Business Lounge at Brisbane Domestic Airport on 11 March 2017, Premium Lounge Entry will offer eligible customers a dedicated […]

QANTAS INTRODUCES PREMIUM LOUNGE ENTRY