A Qantas 787-9 performs a test flight at Paine Field. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Qantas Brings Forward International Flights to Nov. 1

Qantas will finally commence international flights to London and Los Angeles on Nov. 1, two weeks earlier than initially planned and some 20 months after the Australian government closed the country’s borders. Further destinations will be added from Dec. 18 including Singapore, Vancouver and Fiji. The flights, which will be operated by the airline's Boeing 787 Dreamliners, have also seen an increase in frequency with London served five times per week and Los Angeles four. All flights will be operated…

Qantas Partners With Alliance Airlines, Secures New E190s

Australia-based Qantas Airways will be adding the Embraer E190 to its regional subsidiary, QantasLink, as part of a three-year deal with Alliance Airlines.  Beginning in mid-2021, QantasLink will operate three Embraer E190s from Darwin and Adelaide, Australia to cope with an expected surge in local tourism demand following the end…