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LAN expands codeshare operations with Qantas

LAN expands codeshare operations with Qantas

4 August 2014 Airline News

LAN, a member of LATAM Airlines Group, and Qantas, both members of the oneworld airline alliance, have reinforced their codeshare agreement and will begin offering flights within Oceania and South America. Passengers flying with LAN from Santiago de Chile to Sydney will have access via Qantas to a broad network of cities in Australia: Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Darwin, Hobart and Alice Springs.

Qantas revises schedule for London-Dubai A380 services

Qantas revises schedule for London-Dubai A380 services

7 July 2014 Airline News

Qantas has launched its new A380 schedule between Dubai and London, commencing July 21st 2014. Starting in time for the European summer, Qantas Flight QF9 will now depart Dubai International Airport at 09:10, offering customers a lunch time arrival into London. The current timetable has both A380 services to London departing within an hour of each other.

Qantas Hong Kong Lounge opens to passengers

Qantas Hong Kong Lounge opens to passengers

3 April 2014 Airline News

Qantas has opened the doors to its new Qantas Hong Kong Lounge, offering customers a new standard of luxury when travelling through the city. Qantas International chief executive , Simon Hickey, said the new multi-million dollar lounge delivers on Qantas’ ongoing commitment to creating the best travel experiences for its customers.

Sabre inks deal with Qantas

Sabre inks deal with Qantas

Global travel technology company Sabre is now selling Qantas’s Advance Seat Selection. The airline is selling its ancillary product through the Sabre global distribution system using industry technology standards developed by ATPCo and IATA.

Qantas signs on with Bangkok Airways to improve Asia connections

Qantas signs on with Bangkok Airways to improve Asia connections

12 March 2014 Airline News

Qantas has announced a new codeshare agreement with Bangkok Airways which will significantly improve travel options for Qantas customers travelling across south-east Asia. From March 30th, Qantas customers will be able to book on Bangkok Airways services from Bangkok and Singapore to six new destinations in Thailand, including Ko Samui, Chiang Mai and Phuket.

Qantas most on-time major domestic airline for 2013

Qantas most on-time major domestic airline for 2013

26 January 2014 Airline News

Statistics released earlier by Australia’s Federal Government’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics have confirmed Qantas Domestic as the most punctual major domestic airline for 2013. The official figures also showed Qantas led the major domestic airline market every month in both on-time arrivals and departures in 2013.

Qantas sees credit rating cut to junk

Qantas sees credit rating cut to junk

6 December 2013 Airline News

Australian airline Qantas has seen its credit rating downgraded to junk by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s. The means the agency regards the airline, which yesterday announced further job losses and issued a profit warning, as below investment level.

Qantas rolls out incentive programme

Qantas rolls out incentive programme

13 October 2013 Airline News

Australia’s national carrier Qantas has launched a new incentive programme offering loyal agents the chance to win a pair of return Economy tickets to Dubai including transfers and a 3-night stay at the Park Regis Kris Kin hotel.

Qantas returns to black as turnaround takes effect

Qantas returns to black as turnaround takes effect

29 August 2013 Airline News

Qantas Group today reported an underlying profit before tax of $192 million, for the year ended 30th June 2013. In a statement the airline group said the result demonstrated progress in its strategy against a challenging backdrop, with high fuel costs, excess capacity in the domestic market and intense competition in the international market.