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

The long and short of it

It’s so short that the seatbelt sign never comes off. It’s QF2469 from Mt Isa to Cloncurry, and it’s the shortest flight on the Qantas network. From wheels up to wheels down, the aircraft – usually a Bombardier Dash-8 – spends just 16 minutes in the air. There’s no time for coffee or meals. In […]

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That new plane smell

There’s nothing quite like picking up the keys to a new car. But how does the process work when you’re picking up a new aircraft?

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Our latest Dreamliner is named after an outback icon

Watching the sun rise while sitting on her horse, 28-year-old Jess, a jillaroo, will spend the day riding across the dusty plains of the Australian outback. She’ll tend to cattle, mend fences or find herself resting in the shade of a gum tree. Jess thinks she has the best job in the world. And the […]

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How time flies, a year of 787 flying

They grow up so fast. It seems like only yesterday that we were watching our first 787 Dreamliner come together at Boeing’s Seattle factory. In fact, this week marks a year since our first 787-9 Great Southern Land touched down in Australia.

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