Media Releases

  • Qantas Group selects leap engines to power A320neo

    The Qantas Group today announced that it has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its fleet of 78 A320neo aircraft. Qantas Group Chief Executive Alan Joyce said the LEAP engines built by CFM International, a joint partnership between GE and Snecma (Safran group), would power the highly fuel-efficient, next-generation A320neo. “The LEAP engines were […]

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  • Qantas Freight Enterprises expands Asia network

    Qantas Freight Enterprises today announced its inaugural scheduled freighter service from Sydney to the Chinese manufacturing hub of Chongqing and then onto to Chicago will take flight on 20 April 2012. Qantas Freight Enterprises Executive Manager Lisa Brock said the new service to Chongqing demonstrates that the business is well positioned to grow its footprint […]

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  • Qantas announces feasibility study for sustainable aviation fuel

    Qantas announced today that it will conduct a feasibility study into the potential for an Australian sustainable aviation fuel industry, backed by funding from the Australian Government.

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  • Qantas renews contract with Message Stick Communciations

    Qantas today announced it has renewed its contract with Indigenous telecommunications provider Message Stick Communications. Qantas Chief Procurement Officer Kevin McCafferty said as a founding member of the Australian Indigenous Supplier Council (AIMSC), Qantas was the first member to sign a contract with a certified indigenous supplier, Message Stick Communications, in November 2009. “We are […]

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  • Qantas Makes Changes to International Checked Baggage Policy

    Qantas will introduce changes to its international checked baggage policy next month, moving from a weight system to a piece and weight system. The changes provide customers with a simplified policy and better alignment with the Qantas domestic checked baggage policy, which changed in June 2011 to a piece and weight-based system. The piece and […]

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