Qantas offers next-generation Wi-Fi for passengers to test on Australian domestic flights

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Qantas unveils its next generation Premium Economy seat to debut on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from October

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has revealed its next generation Premium Economy seat, which will debut on the airline’s fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from October. Wider and with more functional space overall, the new seat has a unique recline motion that provides a class-leading level of comfort. When the rear of… Read the full press release

Qantas inaugurates flights from Sydney to Beijing

SYDNEY, 2017-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas’ new flights to Beijing take off today (25TH JANUARY 2017), helping power the Australia-China travel boom and marking the next step in the national carrier’s Chinese growth strategy. Beijing is Qantas’ third destination in Greater China, joining Shanghai and Hong Kong.   The new service gives the capital’s 21… Read the full press release

Qantas to launch non-stop flights from Perth to London from March 2018

Shortest and fastest version of the Kangaroo Route in its 70 year history  First direct link between Australia and Europe, using WA as a hub  Qantas Dreamliner designed to offer improved comfort on long haul flights SYDNEY, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is set to add to its list of aviation firsts, with the… Read the full press release

Qantas Frequent Flyer members can now earn Qantas Points when booking with Airbnb through qantas.com

SYDNEY, Australia, 2016-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and Airbnb have come together in a world-first partnership to give Qantas Frequent Flyer members the opportunity to earn Qantas Points when they book their Airbnb accommodation through qantas.com. Australia’s national carrier and the accommodation leader have partnered to reward Qantas Frequent Flyer’s 11.4 million members with… Read the full press release

Qantas prepares for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with $23 million investment on new flight simulator

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2016-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced a $23 million investment in a new flight simulator and other training equipment as part of the airline’s preparations for the arrival of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce was joined by New South Wales Minister for Industry, Energy and Resources Anthony… Read the full press release

Qantas and Tourism Australia partner to promote Australia to the world

  SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2016-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and Tourism Australia have signed a $20 million deal to promote Australia to the world. The three year agreement involves a joint investment from Qantas and Tourism Australia to attract more international visitors to Australia, with a focus on the United States, Asia, the United… Read the full press release

Qantas partners with ViaSat to offer 10 times faster than conventional inflight wi-fi from next year

SYDNEY, 2016-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas customers can look forward to world-leading inflight wi-fi from next year under a partnership with global broadband services provider ViaSat that will tap into the nbn™ network. The new service will feature speeds up to 10 times faster than conventional on-board wi-fi, giving customers the ability to stream… Read the full press release

Qantas and nib to introduce more rewarding health insurance experience for Qantas Frequent Flyers

Qantas Assure to offer health insurance powered by nib to up to 11 million Frequent Flyers Wearable technology used to reward Frequent Flyer members with Qantas Points for staying active Next in a series of digitally-focussed growth vehicles for Qantas Loyalty Mascot, NSW, Australia, 2015-11-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and nib will offer… Read the full press release

Qantas Group expressed disappointment from the Air Transport Licensing Authority’s decision to reject Jetstar’s application to establish operation in Hong Kong

SYDNEY, 2015-6-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group will work with its fellow shareholders in Jetstar Hong Kong to review the enterprise, following the Air Transport Licensing Authority’s decision to reject the local carrier’s application to establish an operation in Hong Kong. Jetstar Hong Kong – a joint venture between Shun Tak Holdings… Read the full press release

Jetstar to start flying to regional destinations in New Zealand from December this year

Jetstar services to regional New Zealand starting in December this year. New flights will bring low fares competition to monopoly domestic routes around the country.  A network of at least four initial regional destinations operated by Q300 turbo-prop aircraft. SYDNEY, 2015-6-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Jetstar has today announced plans to start flying to… Read the full press release

Qantas celebrates 8 decades of flying internationally

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce looks back on the eight decades since Qantas began flying internationally. New South Wales, AUSTRALIA, 2015-4-14 — /Travel PR News/ — On 17 April 1935, Qantas’ first international passenger flight took off from Brisbane for Singapore. Fast forward to 2015 and Qantas is a global airline with 30,000 employees and 300 aircraft,… Read the full press release

Qantas announced the launch of all-new Qantas First Lounge in Los Angeles with seats for more than 200 customers

Sydney, Australia, 2014-12-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas customers travelling from Los Angeles are set to experience a new standard of luxury from this holiday season, following the unveiling of an all-new Qantas First Lounge. The new spacious and luxurious lounge is based on the flagship multi-award winning Qantas First Lounges in Sydney and… Read the full press release

Qantas to begin direct flights from Brisbane to Tokyo’s Narita Airport from August next year

SYDNEY, Australia, 2014-12-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will begin direct flights from Brisbane to Tokyo’s Narita Airport from August next year as part of the airline’s expansion of services into Japan. This new direct service will operate four times a week and complement a new direct daily Sydney-Haneda service.* Qantas will also fly… Read the full press release

Qantas and China Eastern sign new joint venture marking the start of a deeper level of commercial cooperation on flights between Australia and China

SYDNEY, 2014-11-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and China Eastern today announced a new joint venture, marking the start of a deeper level of commercial cooperation on flights between Australia and China. The airlines will now submit an application for authorisation to Australian and Chinese regulators. Subject to regulatory approval, it is anticipated that… Read the full press release

Qantas to deploy A380 service on Sydney-Dallas/Fort Worth route

Sydney, Australia, 2014-5-9 — /Travel PR News/ —  Qantas customers travelling on the popular Sydney-Dallas/Fort Worth route will soon be able to enjoy the world’s largest passenger aircraft on the world’s longest route, with an A380 replacing a B747 from September 2014. Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said the new A380 service was the result of… Read the full press release

Qantas Airways welcomed celebrities from top rated American comedy series Modern Family in Australia

Sydney, Australia, 2014-2-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cast from the top rated American comedy series Modern Family have arrived in Australia ahead of filming for the show’s highly-anticipated “Australia” vacation episode, which is expected to deliver a huge boost to local tourism. It’s the first time the show has filmed an episode outside of the US in its… Read the full press release

Cricket legend Merv Hughes flying the flag for men’s health with help from Qantas

Sydney, Australia, 2013-10-23— /travelprnews.com/ — Today, cricket legend and Movember Mo Mentor, Merv Hughes, announced he will be taking to the skies during Movember and flying the flag for men’s health, with a little help from Qantas. Immortalized for the month, his iconic moustache will be spreading Movember’s men’s health messages as it flies the length… Read the full press release