Qantas Airways News

Qantas adds digital boarding passes on Tasman journeys

Qantas adds digital boarding passes on Tasman journeys

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 for customers travelling internationally.

Qantas unveils plans for Dreamliner 787-9

Qantas unveils plans for Dreamliner 787-9

28 October 2016 Airline News

Qantas has unveiled what customers on-board its flagship Dreamliner 787-9 can expect when the aircraft arrives in a year’s time. The Qantas Dreamliner will seat 236 passengers across business, premium economy and economy cabins in a layout that has been designed to maximise comfort for the longer distances the 787-9 is expected to fly.

Qantas partners with Airbnb to boost loyalty scheme

Qantas partners with Airbnb to boost loyalty scheme

Qantas and Airbnb have come together in partnership to give Qantas Frequent Flyer members the opportunity to earn Qantas Points when they book their Airbnb accommodation through qantas.com. Australia’s national carrier and the accommodation leader have partnered to reward Qantas Frequent Flyer’s 11.4 million members with one Qantas Point for every dollar they spend on any of Airbnb’s 2.5 million accommodation listings across 191 countries.

Record results at Qantas as turnaround comes to fruition

Record results at Qantas as turnaround comes to fruition

24 August 2016 Airline News

Qantas today reported an underlying profit before tax of $1.53 billion for the 12 months ended June 30th 2016 – the best result in its 95-year history. The record performance is a 57 per cent per cent improvement on financial year 2015. Qantas Domestic, Qantas International, the Jetstar Group and Qantas Loyalty all reported record results.

Qantas to begin work on luxury lounge at London Heathrow

Qantas to begin work on luxury lounge at London Heathrow

26 February 2016 Airline News

London is the location for Qantas’ next flagship global lounge, with construction on a new, dedicated facility at Heathrow Airport to begin in September 2016. The premium lounge will occupy a split-level space in Terminal 3 that will have capacity for approximately 230 people and offer views over the Heathrow airfield when it opens in early 2017.