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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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Finding Pikelet – the story of a lost turtle and the flying kangaroo

Did you know that today is World Turtle Day? So to mark this occasion, we thought we’d share our own version of Finding Nemo. On almost every Qantas flight, there is a furry, scaly or spikey passenger… in the belly of the aircraft that is. Qantas Freight transports more than 4,000 domestic pets a month […]

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Take a walk (a virtual one) on the tarmac

It’s all hands on deck when the Q400 regional aircraft pulls up outside the terminal with teams of refuellers, caterers, cleaners and engineers ready to unload and prepare the aircraft for its next flight. It’s like a coordinated pit crew  – each team focused on getting their job done, quickly and of course safely. And […]

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