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  • QANTAS TURNS ON THE CRICKET THIS SUMMER AT 30,000FT USING WI-FI

    Customers travelling on Qantas Domestic aircraft fitted with inflight Wi-Fi will have the opportunity to watch every live game of international cricket played in Australia this season. As part of the airline’s partnership with Cricket Australia, Qantas will live stream 75 matches of professional cricket played in Australia including the Commonwealth Bank Women’s Ashes T20 […]

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  • Qantas aircraft to be powered by renewable biofuel from 2020

    Qantas has today announced its Los Angeles based aircraft will be powered by biofuel from 2020, reducing the airline’s carbon emissions on its services operating between the US and Australia. Over the next ten years, the airline will purchase eight million gallons (30 million litres) of renewable jet fuel each year from US based bio-energy […]

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  • QANTAS PILOTS WORK WITH GE AVIATION TO DEVELOP NEW FLIGHT DATA APP

    Qantas pilots and GE Aviation have developed a new flight data application (app), FlightPulse, that provides pilots with data to help them fly more efficiently and help reduce carbon emissions. FlightPulse,  the first fully commercialised product to be developed with mobile services from GE’s Predix platform,  uses recorded aircraft data and smart analytics to enable […]

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  • QANTAS SWITCHES ON FAST, FREE INFLIGHT WIFI

    Qantas has switched on inflight Wi-Fi for customers travelling on board its internet-capable Boeing 737-800, offering fast, free connectivity on Australian domestic flights. Following months of performance testing with global broadband services provider ViaSat and the nbn Sky Muster™ satellite service, Wi-Fi will now operate in beta mode on a single Boeing 737 aircraft (registration […]

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  • Qantas Wi-Fi to get a workout with Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify on board

    Qantas customers on Wi-Fi enabled domestic flights will be able to watch their favourite shows, avoid missing out on live sport and listen to almost any song they like, with Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify coming on board to provide content in 2017. With speeds up to 10 times faster than conventional inflight Wi-Fi, Qantas will […]

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