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Qantas backs the A321XLR with an agreement for 36 aircraft

Le Bourget – Australia’s Qantas Airways Limited is backing Airbus’ new extended range A321XLR with an agreement covering 36 aircraft. This includes the conversion of 26 existing A320neo Family orders plus a new firm order for 10 A321XLRs. The aircraft will allow the Qantas Group, which includes low-cost carrier Jetstar, to improve its network and…

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Qantas Resumes at What Price

Monday (local time) at 4.37pm the national carrier is back in the air, but at what price do the shareholders pay? Many from employees and shareholders are back in business however the question is yet to be answered in time as to how much it cost. Will there be a significant financial loss in the…

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Qantas Grounds Entire Fleet

Across the globe many have become stranded. Those in the air on Qantas will land at their airport. Once landed they will be grounded by order of Alan Joyce who says he has no choice. He also went on the offensive stating that all ground staff and all staff involved in the strike will be…

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Qantas reveals plans to expand fleet with A320 Family

Courtesy Airbus Commitment includes 78 A320neo aircraft Qantas has selected for the first time Airbus A320 aircraft to launch its new premium airline to service routes to/from Australia and the Asian region. In addition, Jetstar has selected the Airbus A320 to continue its growth in Australia and Asia. The commitment to order a minimum of…

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Qantas A380 Engine Failure Forces Emergency Landing

A Qantas Airbus A380 made an emergency landing today November 4, 2010 due to their number 2 engine catching fire. The flight originated in London, England on a regular flight schedule to Sydney, Australia with a normal stop in Singapore. Little did anyone know about fifteen minutes after taking off from Singapore on the left…

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Qantas Takes 75th Boeing 737

Photo Provided Courtesy of Boeing / Qantas Named for famous New Zealand aviator, the new Next-Generation 737-800 serves trans-Tasman route between New Zealand and Australia AUCKLAND, New Zealand, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qantas celebrated Monday, September 21 as the Australian airline’s 75th 737, adorned with a special decal to commemorate the milestone, arrived…

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