Qantas stays profitable, tightens the belt

Qantas has announced a profit before tax of 181 million for the full-year ended 30 June 2009, down 87 per cent on the prior year.

Qantas takes delivery of fourth A380

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Qantas takes delivery of fourth A380

Qantas has taken delivery of its fourth Airbus A380, with the aircraft touching down in Sydney earlier this week after a ferry flight from Toulouse, France.

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RAAF receives next Airbus A330 for conversion to tanker

The next commercial Airbus A330-200 aircraft has arrived at Brisbane Airport for its conversion into a multi-role tanker transport (KC-30 Tanker) for use by the Royal Australian Air Force.

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Air cargo news: Qantas cancels 787s, DHL and Lufthansa form partnership

Qantas has deferred the delivery of 15 Boeing 787-8 aircraft by four years and cancelled orders for 15 B787-9s, while DHL and Lufthansa have launched a joint cargo airline.

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Fujitsu wins five-year Qantas contract

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Fujitsu, a business, information technology and communications consulting firm, has won a contract to provide all user-facing services for Qantas’s domestic and international operations.

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Qantas to shed hundreds of jobs, planes, cuts profit forecast

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has faced up to economic reality and began a drastic round of cost cutting measures, which will see 1,750 jobs cut, 10 planes sold and profit forecast slashed by several hundred millions of dollars.

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Management fall out from top-heavy Qantas

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Management fall out from top-heavy Qantas

The Qantas Group has announced reductions in management staff as part of a fundamental review of the company’s organisational structure.

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Virgin unites with Delta to beat United, Qantas

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Virgin unites with Delta to beat United, Qantas

In a tactical move designed to minimise the impact of Delta Airlines’ entry on the trans-Pacific route, Virgin Blue subsidiary V Australia has signed an interline agreement with the world’s largest airline.

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In a week where it’s cutting 400 staff, laying up five aircraft and cutting capacity by 8 per cent, Virgin Blue has at last received some good news with the airline’s international arm, V Australia, receiving its permit to fly.

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ACCC shoots down Air New Zealand, Air Canada cooperation agreement

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has denied authorisation to Air New Zealand and Air Canada to give effect to a proposed cooperation agreement.

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