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Qantas gives A380 San Francisco debut

14 January 2009 Press Release Airline News

 Qantas became the first airline to operate the Airbus A380 on acommercial service to San Francisco, with the aircraft flying to the city as part of the annualG’Day USA promotion.

Qantas picks up second A380

16 December 2008 Press Release Airline News

Qantas has taken delivery of its second A380 aircraft in Toulouse, France. The Executive General Manager of Qantas, Mr John Borghetti, said the aircraft would arrive in Sydney tomorrow morning, 17 December, and begin operating services between Melbourne and Los Angeles and Sydney and Los Angeles on 22 December.

BA plans Qantas merger before Iberia

8 December 2008 Press Release Airline News

British Airways is planning to merge with Qantas before Iberia, according to The Times.The deal would involve the creation of a dual-listed corporate structure between itself and Qantas, followed by the merger with Iberia.

TA, Qantas team up with Yahoo!

4 January 2008 Press Release Travel Technology News

Tourism Australia (TA) and Qantas Airways are working with Yahoo! in the UK on a campaign to promote the destination and the airline in a key booking month for long haul travel.

Qantas expands Bombadier fleet

22 October 2007 Press Release Airline News

Qantas will purchase 12 additional Bombardier 72- seat Q400 aircraft for QantasLink. The airline will also take options and purchase rights for another 24 Q400s.

Qantas moves to quash misleading reports

20 December 2006 Press Release Airline News

The Chief Executive Officer of Qantas Airways, Mr GeoffDixon, has said that much of the speculation and comment surrounding the proposedtakeover of Qantas was wrong and, in some cases, deliberately misleading.

Qantas Deploys Sabre AirFlite Suite Systems

9 March 2004 Press Release Airline News

Sabre Airline Solutions, the industry leader in airline operations technology, today announced that Qantas Airlines has gone live with Release 10 of Sabre AirFlite Schedule Manager and Profit Manager, providing automation of the flight scheduling and route evaluation processes.