NEW QANTAS APP GIVES TRAVELLERS A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE OF AUSTRALIA BEFORE THEY FLY

November 11, 2016

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Qantas has launched a new virtual reality app – Qantas VR - giving customers an interactive new way to discover and explore destinations before physically travelling there. Available for iPhone, Android, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive devices, the app showcases Australia’s distinctive landscape through a series of immersive videos, including never before seen aerial footage of Ulur…

QANTAS BUSINESS CLASS PYJAMAS RECEIVE A MAKEOVER

November 4, 2016

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Qantas has redesigned the iconic Business class pyjamas for customers travelling on international flights, following the update of the airline’s livery and flying kangaroo logo. The cotton rich long-sleeved pyjamas have been redesigned by Qantas to feature a new raglan-style top with a seam from the underarm to the collar bone and draw-string pant in a more relaxed fit. The unisex pyjamas …

QANTAS UNVEILS NEXT GENERATION CABINS FOR 787 DREAMLINER

October 27, 2016

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Qantas has unveiled what customers onboard its flagship 787-9 Dreamliner can expect when the aircraft arrives in a year’s time. The Qantas Dreamliner will seat 236 passengers across Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins in a layout that has been designed to maximise comfort for the longer distances the 787-9 is expected to fly. The Business Suite is the next generation of the very popular s…

QANTAS AND AIRBNB TEAM UP TO MAKE FREQUENT FLYERS FEEL RIGHT AT HOME

October 4, 2016

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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 one Qantas Point for every dollar they spend on any of Airb…

QANTAS UNVEILS NEW FIRST CLASS DESIGNER PYJAMAS

September 28, 2016

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Qantas has unveiled its new Martin Grant designed pyjamas and slippers for customers travelling in International First, offering luxurious and comfortable sleeping attire. Grant also designed the Qantas cabin crew uniform introduced in 2013 and the pilots uniform due to roll out in October 2016. This is the first time in his 25-year career that he has lent his fashion flair to sleepwear. …

QANTAS TO INSPIRE TRAVEL WITH OUT OF OFFICE MESSAGE

September 16, 2016

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Qantas has today launched Qantas Out Of Office (https://youtu.be/lNKAvFASxMs), a new service that transforms the generic out of office auto email reply into a real-time photographic travel journal. Qantas Out of Office connects an email address with Instagram and updates the auto reply message with holiday Instagram photos that are tagged with the hashtag #qantasoutofoffice.

QANTAS GROUP FULL YEAR RESULT 2016

August 24, 2016

Qantas today reported an underlying profit before tax of $1.53 billion for the 12 months ended 30 June 2016 – the best result in its 95-year history. The record performance is a 57 per cent per cent improvement on financial year 2015. It means Qantas can resume dividend payments, reward 25,000 EBA-covered employees with a one-off cash bonus, and continue investment for customers, including exte…

QANTAS’ 787 PREPARATIONS RAMP UP WITH NEW FLIGHT SIMULATOR

August 8, 2016

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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 Roberts at the airline’s flight training centre at Mascot, Sydney.

QANTAS AND TOURISM AUSTRALIA TO BOOST VISITOR NUMBERS WITH NEW MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR DEAL

August 3, 2016

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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 Kingdom and Europe. With an emphasis on digital marketing, the new agreement will see Tourism Australia and…

QANTAS GROWS TO MEET ASIA-PACIFIC DEMAND Extra capacity to New Zealand, Philippines, plus seasonal flights to Bali

July 27, 2016

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Qantas will offer summer flights to Bali for a second year in a row, part of demand-led capacity increases across the Asia-Pacific region - including Singapore, the Philippines and New Zealand. The changes are made possible by reductions in domestic capacity – particularly in some regional resources markets – that free up flying time within Qantas’ Boeing 737 fleet.