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  • QANTAS OPERATES WORLD’S FIRST ZERO WASTE FLIGHT

    The first-ever commercial flight to produce no landfill waste took to the skies this morning, marking the start of Qantas’ plan to cut 100 million single-use plastics by end-2020 and eliminate 75 per cent of the airline’s waste by end-2021. All inflight products on board QF739, flying from Sydney to Adelaide and staffed by cabin […]

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  • QANTAS GROUP TO SLASH WASTE TO LANDFILL, PLASTIC IN MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL PUSH 

    Qantas and Jetstar generate more than 30,000 tonnes of waste in Australia annually. Plan to cut amount of waste to landfill by 75 per cent by end-2021. Over 100 million single-use plastic items per annum removed from flights and lounges by end-2020. Most ambitious waste reduction target of any major airline globally. New Frequent Flyer […]

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  • WORLD FIRST US-AUSTRALIA BIOFUEL FLIGHT TAKES OFF

    The world’s first dedicated biofuel flight between the United States and Australia, QF96 from Los Angeles to Melbourne, is set to depart later today. The historic trans-Pacific 15 hour flight will operate with approximately 24,000kg of blended biofuel, saving 18,000kg in carbon emissions. Qantas will use biofuel processed from Brassica Carinata, a non-food, industrial type […]

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  • FROM FARM TO FLIGHT: Qantas to operate world’s first US-Australia biofuel flight

    Qantas today announced it will operate the world’s first bio-fuel flight between the United States and Australia. The Los Angeles to Melbourne flight will take place early next year, in collaboration with World Fuel Services and Altair Fuels,  and will see Qantas’ new Dreamliner being powered by Brassica Carinata (carinata), a non-food, industrial type of […]

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  • QANTAS REWARDS SMALL BUSINESSES FOR RECYCLING COFFEE CUPS

    As National Recycling Week gets underway, Qantas is encouraging small businesses to lead the way and help Australia solve the challenge of recycling coffee cups by rewarding them with Qantas Points. Qantas Business Rewards is partnering with Simply Cups to give members the opportunity to earn points when they purchase and collect coffee cups to […]

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