Media Releases

  • QantasLink expands across Queensland, jets into Rockhampton, Gladstone and Mackay and adds capacity to nine key destinations

    QantasLink today announced a significant boost to services throughout Queensland. QantasLink will launch Boeing 717 services to Rockhampton and Gladstone on 15 March and Mackay on 26 March 2012 following the addition of the B717 aircraft into its fleet. QantasLink was recently voted the world’s best regional airline by prestigious aviation journal Air Transport World. […]

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  • Qantas response to Moody’s credit rating decision

    The Qantas Group today reaffirmed its strong financial position despite the decision by Moody’s to downgrade the company’s credit rating. The Group’s credit rating with Moody’s remains investment-grade at Baa3 / stable. Qantas continues to be one of only two airline companies rated investment-grade by both Moody’s and S&P. With operating cashflow strengthening this financial […]

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  • Fair Work Australia endorses new agreement for Qantas engineers

    Fair Work Australia has today made a final determination on employment terms and conditions for around 1,600 licensed aircraft maintenance engineers which will remain in place until 31 December 2014. Fair Work Australia has endorsed the proposed workplace determination which Qantas and the Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Association (ALAEA) presented Fair Work Australia in late […]

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  • QantasLink officially launches Tamworth Country Music Festival as the event celebrates its 40th anniversary

    QantasLink today joined forces with Tamworth Regional Council to officially launch the nation’s iconic country music event – the 2012 Jayco Tamworth Country Music Festival. This year’s event will be held in Tamworth NSW between 20 and 29 January 2012. Marking today’s launch in Sydney, QantasLink unveiled a Q400 aircraft featuring a large golden guitar […]

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  • Qantas commences A380 services to Hong Kong

    Qantas has launched A380 services between Australia and Hong Kong – making it the fourth A380 destination in the Qantas network. The inaugural A380 service between Sydney and Hong Kong departed Sydney yesterday at 1145 local and arrived in Hong Kong at 1750 local. The return service arrived in Sydney this morning at 0840 local. […]

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