Articles by Qantas

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday January 13, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Midday January 13, 2015

    January 13 2015 4:09 PM

    Australian shares are falling for the second day with a falling oil price holding back mining and energy sectors most. The ASX 200 Index is down 0.7 per cent following Monday's 0.8 per cent tumble.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 9, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 9, 2015

    January 09 2015 6:19 PM

    The local share market has wrapped up the last trading day of the week on a positive note, finishing close to the day's highs. The All Ords (XAO) jumped 80 points or 1.5 percent to 5,440, while the ASX 200 (XJO) climbed 84 points or 1.5 percent to 5,465.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday January 9, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Midday January 9, 2015

    January 09 2015 3:21 PM

    The Australian sharemarket is off to its best start of the week with the ASX 200 Index up by 1 per cent. This is ahead of the single most important piece of data; the US non-farm payrolls (a monthly jobs report) out tonight at 12.30am AEDT.

  • Air New Zealand in Top 10 of World's Safest Airlines; 2014 A 'Worst Year' For AirlinesAir New Zealand in Top 10 of World's Safest Airlines; 2014 A 'Worst Year' For Airlines

    January 08 2015 11:27 AM

    Air New Zealand has been named one of the world's safest airlines despite 2014 being the worst year in aviation history in modern times.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 7, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 7, 2015

    January 07 2015 6:35 PM

    The local sharemarket finished the session slightly weaker, after a choppy final hour of trade. The All Ords (XAO) regained some early losses to close down 0.2 percent to 5,334, while the ASX 200 (XJO) lost 0.2 percent to 5,353.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday January 7, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Midday January 7, 2015

    January 07 2015 3:26 PM

    Australian share are sliding for the second day with the ASX 200 Index down 0.6 per cent; adding to Tuesday’s 1.6 per cent slump. The price of oil fell to a fresh 5.5 year low overnight; dropping by 4 per cent. The more than halving in oil prices in just six months continues to put the energy sector under the most selling pressure.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 6, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 6, 2015

    January 06 2015 6:44 PM

    Local shares were hammered today following heavy falls on European and US bourses overnight. Concerns about weak demand have been heightened, after the price of Brent Crude dipped below US$50 a barrel for the first time in five-and-a-half-years. Investors were also spookedovernight amid speculation Greece may exit the Eurozone.The All Ords (XAO) improved slightly from the day's lows to close down 83 points or 1.5 percent to 5,346, while the ASX 200 (XJO) dropped 85 points or 1.5 percent to 5,...

  • Josh Childress Shines As Kings Snap 16-Game Losing Run To Wildcats

    December 19 2014 7:16 PM

    Josh Childress had 17 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks and seven assists to lead the Sydney Kings in beating the Perth Wildcats, 78-74 Thursday at Qantas Credit Union Arena. With the win, the Sydney Kings ended a 16-game losing streak to the Perth Wildcats.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 9, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 9, 2014

    December 09 2014 4:43 PM

    Australian shares are wiping out all of yesterday's gains with the ASX 200 Index down by 1 per cent. This should come as no surprise following a 4 per cent slump in the oil price, disappointing economic news in China and Japan on Monday, the worst performance for US shares since October overnight and a credit downgrade for Italy.

  • Air New Zealand Alliance Boosts Virgin Australia Profits; More Dreamliner Jets In FleetAir New Zealand Alliance Boosts Virgin Australia Profits; More Dreamliner Jets In Fleet

    December 09 2014 11:36 AM

    Air New Zealand has helped boosted the earnings of Virgin Australia in trans-Tasman routes. The world's airline of the year is planning to add more Dreamliner jets.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon December 8, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon December 8, 2014

    December 08 2014 7:31 PM

    Australian shares kicked off the trading weak substantially firmer with the ASX 200 Index up 0.7 per cent and ending just shy of 5400pts. Local shares managed to rise by 0.4 per cent last week despite a tough start to the week.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 8, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 8, 2014

    December 08 2014 3:21 PM

    Local stocks have started the second week of December on a strong footing. The ASX 200 opened flat, although buyers were waiting in the wings and the market was well supported over the course of the morning. The upward momentum for the market ebbed when the index hit the 5380 but prices remained well supported around these levels into the afternoon.

  • Adelaide Oval Is Now Test Series Opener For Cricket SummerAdelaide Oval Is Now Test Series Opener For Cricket Summer

    December 04 2014 7:07 PM

    Cricket Australia gives new schedule of Test series after Phillip Hughes funeral

  • Air NZ Is World’s 2015 Airline Of The YearAir NZ Is World’s 2015 Airline Of The Year

    December 03 2014 12:04 PM

    The Airline of the Year for 2015 has been given to Air New Zealand.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 2, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 2, 2014

    December 02 2014 3:26 PM

    Australian shares are being led higher by the mining and energy sectors with the ASX 200 Index rising by 0.7 per cent. Despite today's rise, the local market had its worst day since 10 October yesterday, hit a 1.5 month low in the process and slumped by 3.5 per over two sessions.

  • Deutsche Bahn Seeks $3B Damage From 13 Airlines For Price FixingDeutsche Bahn Seeks $3B Damage From 13 Airlines For Price Fixing

    December 02 2014 11:07 AM

    Deustche Bahn, the German state-owned railway, filed a new lawsuit in Germany and the U.S. seeking over $3 billion in damage from 13 air cargo companies for price fixing. Included in the lawsuit is Australian flag carrier Qantas which has paid over $160 million for increasing the price of freight via fuel and security surcharges between 2000 and 2006.

  • Airlinew News: Jetstar Japan Receives Much Needed A$114M Funding Boost From Qantas, Japan AirlinesAirlinew News: Jetstar Japan Receives Much Needed A$114M Funding Boost From Qantas, Japan Airlines

    November 28 2014 11:28 PM

    Qantas and joint venture partner Japan Airlines will be injecting A$114 million ($97 million) into Jetstar Japan.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon November 28, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon November 28, 2014

    November 28 2014 8:54 PM

    The weak tone seen in the first half of the session remained over the course of the afternoon. The ASX 200 was unable to recover from the session lows which was where the index spent most of the session. Over the course of the week the index gained 0.16%

  • Travel Alert: Frequent Flyer Tie-Up Between Virgin Australia, South African Airways EnhancedTravel Alert: Frequent Flyer Tie-Up Between Virgin Australia, South African Airways Enhanced

    November 22 2014 12:33 AM

    Virgin Australia and South African Airways have expanded their frequent flyer tie-up programme.

  • Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon November 19, 2014Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon November 19, 2014

    November 19 2014 8:23 PM

    The ASX 200 continued to lose ground over the course of the afternoon. While the market finished around session lows, the more discouraging aspect of the session was the index breaking down through the 5400 level. In the last day the market had shown some signs of support around this key support level, although today's close indicated that the sellers had won out. The more important measure will be whether the index closes above 5400 on a weekly closing basis.