Qantas Responds

On this page we will post information and statements in response to current and breaking issues, and clarify claims made about Qantas in the media.

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    The new restrictions announced by various jurisdictions over the weekend will have a major impact on international and domestic travel demand, which will require further cuts to the Qantas Group’s flying schedule beyond what we announced just last week. We’ve moved immediately to offer a booking waiver to our customers and we’re working through the […]

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    COMMENTS – TO BE ATTRIBUTED TO A QANTAS SPOKESPERSON Our crew followed directions from air traffic control at all times. We’re continuing to work with the ATSB on their ongoing investigation. BACKGROUND Even if both aircraft stayed on the same flight paths, they were not in danger of colliding.

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  • Qantas responds: Middle East flight paths

    Qantas advises that it is adjusting its flight paths over the Middle East to avoid the airspace over Iraq and Iran until further notice. More information Flight QF9 (Perth-London) and QF10 (London-Perth) are the only Qantas flights affected by this change. The altered flight path increases flying time by about 40-50 minutes on QF9. As […]

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