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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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Mind the jet blast

Did you know the hot compressed air expelled from a jet engine when it’s on the ground can travel up to 170km/h, that’s equivalent to what you’d experience during a Category 4 Cyclone. These huge gusts of wind, aka jet blasts, give aircraft thrust. So while it can propel an aircraft through the skies, on […]

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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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Perth: A plane spotter’s paradise

With a great variety of Qantas jets, some say Perth is a plane spotter’s paradise.

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Our A330s get connected

Over the past few weeks, our engineers in Brisbane have been giving one Qantas Airbus A330 some extra TLC.

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