Rex To Go Up Against Qantas On Adelaide-Sydney Route

By Aaron Karp May 31, 2023
Australian regional carrier Rex Airlines plans to launch daily service between Adelaide Airport and Sydney Airport from June 29 using Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Airports & Networks

Former American Airlines CEO Parker Joins Qantas Board

By Adrian Schofield May 23, 2023
Qantas has appointed former American Airlines CEO Doug Parker to join its board and help oversee the airline during the post-pandemic phase.
Airlines & Lessors

Qantas Plans To Ramp Up International Flying For Australian Summer Season

By Aaron Karp May 19, 2023
Qantas plans to increase capacity on international routes in October in anticipation of a busy southern hemisphere summer season.
Airports & Networks

Qantas Leases A330s From Finnair To Help Boost International Capacity

By Adrian Schofield May 19, 2023
The Finnair aircraft will operate certain Qantas flights to Bangkok and Singapore.
Airlines & Lessors

Qantas Selects Hudson To Replace Joyce As CEO

By Adrian Schofield May 02, 2023
Qantas Group CFO Vanessa Hudson is stepping up to CEO as Alan Joyce prepares to depart after 15 years in the role.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: U.S.-Australasia Market Set To Surge As Airlines Plan More Flights

By Adrian Schofield Apr 26, 2023
While many Asia-Pacific international long-haul markets are gaining recovery momentum, airlines are boosting transpacific services to Australia and New Zealand.
Airports & Networks

Routes In Brief: Rolling Daily Updates (W/C April 17, 2023)

By David Casey Apr 21, 2023
The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.
Airports & Networks

Australian Authorities Oppose Qantas Acquisition Of Alliance

By Adrian Schofield Apr 20, 2023
The ruling by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission follows a lengthy review of Qantas' takeover proposal.
Airlines & Lessors

Australian Competition Watchdog Approves Jetstar Brand Coordination

By Chen Chuanren Apr 19, 2023
The coordination across the Australian flag-carrier and LCC is part of the so-called Jetstar Pan-Asia Strategy.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Starlux, Qantas, Air France Offer New Long-Haul Services

By David Casey Apr 05, 2023
Carriers continue to launch new international routes.
Airports & Networks

The Week in Technology, March 13-17, 2023

By Graham Warwick Mar 13, 2023
Conformal LH2 tank; Trajectory-based efficiencies; CycloRotor eVTOL testing; and SAF from oil trees.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Qantas Takes Steps To Ease Fleet and Workforce Concerns

By Adrian Schofield Mar 10, 2023
Investments in used aircraft and training facilities will help address growth constraints.
Airlines & Lessors

Qantas Reveals Plan To Open Engineering Academy

By Adrian Schofield Mar 03, 2023
Qantas plans to establish its own engineering training academy as part of its efforts to meet its ambitious staff hiring goals over the next 10 years.
Airlines & Lessors

Qantas Selects Wallace To Lead International Division

By Adrian Schofield Feb 27, 2023
Former Air New Zealand executive Cam Wallace is joining Qantas as part of a senior management realignment.
Airlines & Lessors

Coming Back In Vogue: Ultra-Long-Haul Flying

By Alan Dron Feb 23, 2023
Qantas is leading the pursuit to make ultra-long-haul flying comfortable and popular.
Airlines & Lessors

Qantas Looks To Buy Used A320s To Offset Delivery Delays

By Adrian Schofield Feb 23, 2023
Global supply chain issues mean Qantas now expects rolling delays of up to six months for certain aircraft it has on order.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Qantas Lifts Forecast On Surging Demand

By Adrian Schofield Nov 23, 2022
Qantas said there are “signs that limits on international capacity are driving more domestic leisure demand.”
Airlines & Lessors

Qantas Sees Strong International Recovery Through Mid-2023

By Adrian Schofield Oct 13, 2022
Qantas is predicting a sustained rebound in its international operations as more aircraft are delivered or return from storage.
Airlines & Lessors

Qantas Finalizes A350 Deal For Project Sunrise

By Adrian Schofield May 02, 2022
Qantas has confirmed a much-delayed order for the Airbus A350-1000s it will use for its Project Sunrise ultra-long-range flights; it has also finalized orders for Airbus narrowbodies to replace its domestic fleet.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: Australia-New Zealand Border Opening Restores Key Traffic Flow

By Adrian Schofield Mar 17, 2022
New Zealand’s upcoming move to allow entry for Australian residents will mark the final step in reopening a cross-border market that is crucial to the major airlines in both countries.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Daily Memo: Leaving Boeing For Airbus

By Jens Flottau Dec 23, 2021
Strategically important wins for Airbus underscore the depth of Boeing’s troubles.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: Fierce Competition Brewing In Australian Domestic Market

By Adrian Schofield Dec 17, 2021
The post-pandemic market share predictions of Qantas and Virgin Australia surpass the 100% mark—and that is before factoring in the growth ambitions of Regional Express (Rex) and the imminent entry of LCC Bonza.
Airlines & Lessors

Airbus Wins Contest To Replace Qantas Narrowbodies

By Adrian Schofield Dec 16, 2021
Qantas announced its intention to buy up to 134 aircraft from Airbus' A320neo and A220 families to replace its Boeing narrowbody fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Qantas Returns to Rome After Almost Two Decades

By David Casey Dec 15, 2021
The seasonal route connecting Sydney (SYD) and Rome Fiumicino (FCO) via Perth (PER) marks Qantas' re-entry to the market in mainland Europe.
Airports & Networks

Qantas Plans Rapid Rise In Domestic Capacity

By Adrian Schofield Dec 07, 2021
Qantas is seeing another surge in domestic travel as more interstate borders reopen, and the carrier is also optimistic about international demand with the return of many overseas routes.
Airlines & Lessors