AMERICAN AIRLINES TAKES OFF FROM AUCKLAND TO LOS ANGELES

June 28, 2016

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American Airlines’ inaugural Auckland-Los Angeles service started on 25 June 2016 opening up more choice for New Zealanders travelling to the United States. The new daily non-stop service, operated by American’s state-of-art Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, adds almost 1,600 seats a week on the Auckland-Los Angeles route and connects to over 220 daily flights to more than 70 destinations around the wor…

Qantas Group completes $500M share buy-back

June 14, 2016

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The Qantas Group today announced that it has completed the $500 million on market share buy-back announced at its half year results in February 2016. Since 9 March 2016, Qantas has purchased 143,599,336 shares for a weighted average price of $3.4819.

New Qantas pilot uniforms take to the skies

April 29, 2016

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Qantas unveiled the latest pilot uniform for its almost 3,000 domestic international and regional pilots, which was created by Australian fashion designer Martin Grant, the navy suit is modern and sleek, with nostalgic design features linking back to the first Qantas pilot uniforms from the 1930s.

QANTAS first-half financial result

February 23, 2016

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Qantas today reported an underlying profit before tax of $921 million and a statutory profit before tax of $983 million for the six months ended 31 December 2015. The underlying result is a record first-half performance and means Qantas’ 2015 calendar-year performance was the best in its 95-year history. Every part of the Qantas Group contributed strongly to the result, with record underlying pro…

Qantas to bring fast, free inflight wi-fi to Australian skies

February 23, 2016

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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 movies, TV shows, the latest news bulletins and live sports on domestic flights via …

QANTAS OFFERS SPECIAL DEALS TO STUDENTS FROM THAILAND TAKING ENGLISH SUMMER COURSES IN AUSTRALIA

January 4, 2016

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Qantas, in collaboration with the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), Thai International Education Consultants Association (TIECA) and Bangkok Bank Plc, is offering a special economy fare Bangkok-Australia return with 30 kg baggage allowance with no restriction on the number of pieces to students from Thailand taking up English summer courses in Australia.

Tourism Board promotes Seville destination in Thailand

November 11, 2015

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The Seville Tourism Organisation, Spain Tourism Board, Turkish Airlines and Trafalgar jointly organised the Seville Product Update presentation recently at the Inter-continental Hotel, attended by over 80 travel agents.

Thai actress Mew Nittha Jirayungyurn donates to EDF Foundation

September 22, 2015

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Mr Thunyakorn Rattanaprasit (2nd left), Fundraising Director for the Education for Development Foundation (EDF Foundation) is seen receiving 166,086 baht from Thai actress Ms Mew Nittha Jirayungyurn (centre) and family at The Sukosol Hotel. The donation was raised during the actress’s birthday celebration with her fans and will be spent as scholarships for orphaned students from the restive three …

EDF Foundation holds a “Be Smart and Cute by Eating Protein, Vegetables and Fruits” project training

August 25, 2015

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The Education Development Foundation (EDF Foundation) organised a training on “Be Smart and Cute by Eating Protein, Vegetables and Fruits” project for its personnel who will double up as the project’s support team. Trainers for the training are from the Thai Health Promotion Foundation.

EDF Foundation is seeking donations to send 2,700 children to schools

July 7, 2015

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Thai and foreign benefactors have sent 7,219 needy students to school in the first half of 2015 but the Education for Development Foundation (EDF Foundation) is seeking additional donations to send 2,700 more students who missed out on the first donation run for sponsorships.