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  • STATEMENT ON GROUND HANDLING FEDERAL COURT CASE

    Qantas intends to appeal the Federal Court’s judgement that it contravened the Fair Work Act in outsourcing the remainder of its ground handling function. While the Court accepted that Qantas made the decision to outsource in response to the unprecedented impact of the COVID crisis, it found the TWU’s claim that preventing future industrial action […]

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  • QANTAS FREQUENT FLYER GEARS UP FOR POINTS BIDDING FRENZY

    GOING ONCE…GOING TWICE…SOLD! Qantas Frequent Flyer is set to launch an online auction house, offering members exclusive items to bid on using Qantas Points. The new initiative – Points Auction– is an airline-first and will launch with five unique experiences going under the hammer over five days. The points auction will start on Monday 2 […]

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  • DIGITAL HEALTH PASS WILL BE THE TICKET TO FLY FOR QANTAS AND JETSTAR FLIGHTS

    The Qantas Group has today confirmed it will work with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to rollout a digital health pass when regular Qantas and Jetstar international flights resume. The decision to proceed with IATA follows trials of several digital solutions on Qantas’ international repatriation flights in recent months. The IATA Travel Pass offers […]

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  • QANTAS GROUP STATEMENT ON COVID-19 VACCINATIONS IN THE AVIATION INDUSTRY

    Aviation revolves around safety. If there is something we, as an industry, can reasonably do to lower risk, we do it. Ever since a COVID-19 vaccine was approved the Qantas Group has  strongly encouraged our people to get vaccinated and are offering paid time off to get the jab. We’ve also lobbied government for priority […]

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  • QANTAS RESPONDS TO FALSE CLAIMS FROM REX

    REX CLAIM: Qantas suddenly increased flights on the Melbourne-Sydney routes from February to March 2021 in an attempt to edge them out. FACT: Flights increased on this route from February to March because Melbourne was in lockdown for part of February. The increase in flights was in response to demand rebounding when the city reopened. […]

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