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Qantas takes off for San Francisco

Qantas is on its way back to San Francisco for the first time since 2011 after flight QF 73 took off from Sydney Airport on Friday afternoon. The Boeing 747-400ER operating the flight, VH-OEG, departed from the NSW capital a little after 1510 local time. The airline’s return to the Bay Area for the first time since 2011 kicks off a new joint-venture partnership between Qantas and Ameri...

Qantas boosts Melbourne-Singapore schedule

Qantas is adding further capacity to Asia from April 2016 with an extra three flights a week between Melbourne and Singapore. The new services arise from Airbus A330s being freed up from the upgauging of three Melbourne-Hong Kong flights from the Airbus twin to Boeing 747s and continues Qantas’s renewed push into Asia in recent times. It will give Qantas 10 flights a week between the Vict...

Qantas expects to more than double first half underlying profit before tax in 2015/16 first half

Qantas expects to more than double its underlying profit before tax in the first half of 2015/16 as the airline group benefits from lower fuel prices, its cost reduction program and improved revenue. The company has forecast underlying profit before tax, the airline’s preferred measure of financial performance, to be between $875 million and $925 million for the six months to December 31...