Media Releases

  • Qantas’ economic impact reaches $22 billion

    New figures released by Qantas show that the national carrier had a $22 billion impact on the Australian economy and paid or collected $2.5 billion in taxes in 2015/16.

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  • The Ultimate Milk Run – Qantas Freight partners with VAN Dairy in direct flights to China

    Qantas Freight has been named as the exclusive air freight partner to carry VAN Dairy’s fresh Tasmanian milk export to Ningbo, China. In the first half of 2017, subject to government and regulatory approvals, Qantas will carry more than 50,000 litres of fresh VAN milk in the belly of a Boeing 767-300 freighter from Hobart […]

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  • INFLIGHT WIFI A STEP CLOSER FOR QANTAS CUSTOMERS

    Qantas customers are a step closer to experiencing world-leading inflight Wi-Fi, following the successful hardware installation on the trial aircraft last week. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft (registration VH-XZB) has re-entered commercial service, but will operate for a few months without the Wi-Fi being available. In the meantime, Qantas and technology partner ViaSat will do a […]

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  • NEW QANTAS APP GIVES TRAVELLERS A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE OF AUSTRALIA BEFORE THEY FLY

    Qantas has launched a new virtual reality app – Qantas VR (opens in new window) – giving customers an interactive new way to discover and explore destinations before physically travelling there. Available for iPhone, Android, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive devices, the app showcases Australia’s distinctive landscape through a series of immersive […]

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  • QANTAS BUSINESS CLASS PYJAMAS RECEIVE A MAKEOVER

    Qantas has redesigned the iconic Business class pyjamas for customers travelling on international flights, following the update of the airline’s livery and flying kangaroo logo. The cotton rich long-sleeved pyjamas have been redesigned by Qantas to feature a new raglan-style top with a seam from the underarm to the collar bone and draw-string pant in […]

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