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Qantas sees fall in annual profits as fuel costs rise

Qantas sees fall in annual profits as fuel costs rise

22 August 2019 Airline News

Qantas has posted a 17 per cent fall in annual net profit, driven by rising fuel costs and a weaker Australian dollar. Qantas also confirmed it will run test services on planned 19-hour flights to determine whether passengers and crew can withstand the marathon journeys.

American Airlines wins approval for Qantas joint business

American Airlines wins approval for Qantas joint business

22 July 2019 Airline News

American Airlines has welcomed the United States department of transportation’s final approval of a joint business agreement with Qantas. “We look forward to working closely with our valued partner, Qantas, on this new joint business,” said American chief executive, Doug Parker.

Qantas confirms frequent flier programme overhaul

Qantas confirms frequent flier programme overhaul

20 June 2019 Airline News

Qantas frequent flyers will soon pay significantly less fees for international reward flights, have access to more seats and enjoy more rewards for earning points on the ground as part of the biggest overhaul to the airline’s loyalty program in its 32-year history.

Rising fuel prices drive down profits at Qantas Group

Rising fuel prices drive down profits at Qantas Group

21 February 2019 Airline News

Qantas Group has delivered underlying profit before tax of A$780 million, down A$179 million on the record figure recorded last year. The figure comes despite a A$416 million, or 27 per cent, increase in fuel bills at the Australian flag-carrier.

Pritchard to lead Qantas in UK and Europe

Pritchard to lead Qantas in UK and Europe

6 February 2019 Airline News

Pritchard joins the team in London at an exciting time, as the airline prepares to celebrate its centenary in 2020 and progresses Project Sunrise – Qantas’ plans to fly non-stop between London and the East Coast of Australia in 2022.