Roo Tales - #environment

Your behind the scenes access to Qantas, the airline and its people.

Some (wing) tips on how our planes beat drag

Snapped a photo from the plane window and noticed a small or even large tip at the end of the wing? These angled tips are ‘winglets’; and for such a small part of an aircraft they pack a big punch. They help us fly more efficiently and smoother. They do all this by reducing something […]

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Our first listicle – 10 ways Qantas is going green

What do LED lighting, ancient Indigenous fire management techniques and the ‘big data’ from a jet engine have in common?   Not much at first glance – but they’re all helping reduce the environmental impact of Qantas flights. All up, the global aviation industry accounts for about two per cent of the world’s total greenhouse gas […]

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