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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

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)

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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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Foreign citizens working and living in Ukraine wave the flags of their countries during a rally demanding justice for the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at Independence Square in Kiev July 27, 2014. Nearly 300 people, 193 of them Dut
Global Aviation Accidents: UN to Form Safety Task Force, Gov'ts Should Share Intelligence Info to Avert Future Incidents on Flying Over Warzones (PHOTOS)

By IBTimes AU

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has said it will be creating a task force on airline safety in light of the fatal downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over war-torn Ukraine. This, as the global aviation industry rallied that governm... (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION, IRAQ, UKRAINE

A Boeing 777-F aircraft of German Lufthansa Cargo air carrier stands on the tarmac during loading at Fraport airport in Frankfurt July 28, 2014. Today Lufthansa transports 66 horses to Tehran airport.  REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski (GERMANY - Tags: ANIMALS TRANS
Travel at Own Risk; Emirates, Qantas Differ on Flying over Iraq Warzone; Emirates Reroutes, Qantas Pushes On

By IBTimes AU

Alliance partner Emirates and Qantas Airways have issued differing pronouncements on flying to warzones, most specially Iraq. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, DUBAI, UKRAINE, LONDON

Stock Market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon July 23, 2014

By Comsec

Today was a solid day for the markets and investors at last we saw the market putting some good ruins on the board and the ASX 200 hit a new 6 year high. The market was boosted by positive quarterly numbers from BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) and a strong rally into bank, insurance and transport stocks. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, COPPER, CONSUMER PRICE INDEX

A broker monitors the market from his booth during a trading session at Karachi Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 23, 2014

By Comsec

After a solid session on Wall Street the Australian market opened higher. Our market boosted by positive quarterly numbers from BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) and money going back into the banking sector. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, ISRAEL, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, COPPER, CONSUMER PRICE INDEX