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Qantas

Qantas Airways Limited (Qantas) is an Australian airline company. The Company is engaged in the operation of international and domestic air transportation services, the provision of time definite freight services, the operation of a Frequent Flyer loyalty program, the sale of international and domestic holiday tours and associated support activities, including flight training, catering, passenger and ground handling, and engineering and maintenance. Its segments include Qantas, which represents the Qantas passenger flying businesses and related businesses; Jetstar, which represents the Jetstar passenger flying businesses, including Jetstar Asia and an investment in Jetstar Pacific; Qantas Freight, which represents the air cargo and express freight businesses; Qantas Frequent Flyer, which represents the Qantas Frequent Flyer customer loyalty program, and Jetset Travelworld Group, which represents the Company’s investment in the Jetset Travelworld Group. http://www.qantas.com.au

Articles About Qantas

The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014.
Volatile Volcanoes Are Waking Up

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Volcanoes erupted in Iceland and Papua New Guinea. (5:59 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, ICELAND

Qantas Airlines
Papua New Guinea’s Mount Tavurvur Erupts, Qantas Reroutes Flights

By IBTimes AU

Mount Tavurvur in Papua New Guinea erupted on Friday morning, sending a giant ash cloud, which affected flights to and from Australia. With an estimated height of 19 kilometres for the ash plume, the Bureau of Meteorology of Australia issued an advis... (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Kurtley Beale of Australia's Wallabies kicks a penalty goal during their Rugby Championship match against the New Zealand's All Blacks in Sydney August 16, 2014.
Australian Rugby Union Changes Contract Rules To Avoid Star Loss

By IBTimes AU

The Australian Rugby Union announced changes to its contract protocols in an attempt to retain stars in Australian Rugby. (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, AUSTRALIA

Stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday August 28, 2014

By Comsec

Local sellers have been chastened by the performance of US stocks over the course of recent sessions. US indices may have been flat in overnight trade but the willingness of the S&P 500 to remain in the range of the 2000 mark has meant that domestic ... (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, INVESTMENT

A man tries to get connected to the youtube web site with his tablet at a cafe in Istanbul
Australian Air Travellers Could Soon Use Smartphones, Tablets on Domestic Flights

By IBTimes AU

Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) published over the weekend a new regulation that would soon allow the use of smartphones and tablets weighing up to 1 kg to be used on domestic flights during takeoff and landing while on flight mode. (Aug 25)

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 22, 2014

By Comsec

The local share market spent the final session of the week consolidating on the improvements of the last 5 days. Friday's gain meant that the ASX 200 has risen by just under 1.5% this week. The status quo amongst the sectors largely remained the... (Aug 22)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RIO TINTO, INVESTMENT

BITRE Names Airline With Most On Time Departures

By IBTimes AU

The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) ranks airlines and routes on most on time departures and arrival as well as cancellations. (Aug 19)

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Qantas
6 More Economy Seats, But Smaller Lavatories for 71 Qantas Boeing 737 Jets

By IBTimes AU

In a move to boost the company's finances, Australian air carrier Qantas is adding six economy class seats for 71 of its Boeing 737s. However, to give way to the added seats, the air carrier would have smaller lavatories and galleys. The current lavatories measure 3 x 3 foot. (Aug 04)

The Madden Brothers Concert: Joel and Benji Announce Australian Tour

By IBTimes AU

“The Voice Kids Australia” coaches Joel and Benji Madden are set to tour the country to celebrate the release of their debut album “Greetings from California.” (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, CALIFORNIA, AUSTRALIA

Qantas
ACCC Targets Australian Companies Over Scrapped Carbon Tax; Orders Virgin, Qantas to Explain Why No Savings to Give Back to Consumers

By IBTimes AU

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has started targeting companies now that the carbon tax has been scrapped. It has specifically ordered airline companies Qantas and Virgin to explain why they cannot pass on to travelers the sup... (Jul 30)

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