You searched archives for November 2020
  • QANTAS NEW MILDURA FLIGHTS TAKE-OFF

    Qantas today operated its first flight between Mildura and Sydney, coinciding with the opening of the New South Wales border to Victoria. The route was originally scheduled to start in March but was delayed due to COVID-19 and travel restrictions. QF1402 will depart Mildura this afternoon, marked by celebrations for customers at the gate and […]

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  • QANTAS AND JETSTAR HELP LOVED ONES REUNITE AS NSW/VIC BORDER OPENS

    After four months of border closures, Qantas and Jetstar are today set to help loved ones reunite as the first regular flights between Melbourne and Sydney take off. The airlines will operate a combined 17 return flights between Sydney and Melbourne today, carrying around 4500 people. During the lockdown, flights on the route dropped to as low as one […]

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  • QANTAS AND ACCOR UNVEIL STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO GIVE CUSTOMERS GREATER REWARDS

    Qantas and Accor have announced a deeper partnership that will see mutual members of their loyalty programs be rewarded at every stage of their travel journey.  Scheduled to launch mid-2021, it will be the first partnership of its kind between an airline and hospitality group in the Asia Pacific region. This new partnership will give […]

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  • QANTAS MARKS 100 YEARS OF SERVING AUSTRALIA

    Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services (QANTAS) today marks 100 years since it was founded in the Australian outback. On 16 November 1920, two veterans of the Australian Flying Corps, Hudson Fysh and Paul McGinness, together with local grazier Fergus McMaster, founded what would later become the national carrier. This happened just 17 years after […]

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  • Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce comments on 100 years of the national carrier

    Today, we mark the 100th anniversary of Qantas. For me, there are a few simple facts that sum up why this airline has endured and what it means to Australia. Anyone who thinks the success of Qantas was a forgone conclusion need only consider its humble origins. It was started by two recently-returned WW1 pilots […]

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