Qantas Airways to expand the acceptance of China’s UnionPay cards

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Airways became the first Australian airline to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UnionPay International, China’s largest payment network provider, to expand the acceptance of UnionPay cards for payment across all Qantas customer touchpoints. The signing of the MOU took place yesterday at Qantas Mascot campus,… Read the full press release

Qantas and EL AL to provide seamless mode of travel for Australian and Israeli travellers with new codeshare agreement

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Australian and Israeli travellers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement between Qantas and EL AL, subject to government and regulatory approvals. Customers of both airlines will be able to book on select flights operated by the other, as well as earn and redeem frequent… Read the full press release

Qantas announces Melbourne to Los Angeles as its first 787-9 Dreamliner route

SYDNEY, 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles will be the first to experience the Qantas 787-9 Dreamliner when the inaugural international service takes-off on 15 December next year*. The Qantas Dreamliner will carry 236 passengers in a three-class configuration and complement the daily Airbus A380 service already flying from… Read the full press release

Qantas Freight to handle 12,000 tonnes of mail out of Australia each year with Australia Post Group partnership extension

SYDNEY, Australia, 2016-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Freight and the Australia Post Group today announced a five-year extension of their international mail air freight agreement. This agreement sees Qantas Freight handle 12,000 tonnes of mail and parcels out of Australia each year. The Australia Post Group is the nation’s largest user of air freight… Read the full press release

Qantas launches daily direct flights between Melbourne and Tokyo from 16th December 2016

SYDNEY, Australia, 2016-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will launch daily direct flights between Melbourne and Tokyo’s Narita Airport from 16th December 2016,* responding to growing demand and marking the next step in its Asian growth strategy. The new route will be operated by an upgraded, two-class A330-300 with 297 seats – the aircraft widely… Read the full press release

Qantas signs-over its historic 747 aircraft VH-OJA to the Historic Aviation Restoration Society

MASCOT, NSW, AUSTRALIA, 2015-3-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today did a ceremonial sign-over of its historic 747 aircraft VH-OJA to the Historic Aviation Restoration Society, seven days after it touched down in spectacular fashion at Illawarra Regional Airport. Gareth Evans, CEO of Qantas International, together with the Qantas pilots that delivered the aircraft,… Read the full press release