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Qantas Unveils New $30 Million Maintenance Facility at LAX

On Friday, Qantas unveiled its brand new $30 million hangar at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The hangar was designed specifically to be able to handle the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380. The hangar is 613,543 square feet…

Name Game Series Finale: How Oceania Airlines Name Their Aircraft

This is part six of “The Name Game” series. For earlier parts, check out Part One,  Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five, and Part Six covering other major regions around the world.  No two aircraft are alike, and while every carrier…

Qantas Confirms First Non-Stop Flight to a European Country from…

Qantas has confirmed that they will begin offering non-stop service from Australia to Europe. The flight will be the first non-stop flight to a European country from Australia, and will operate from Perth (PER) to London-Heathrow (LHR). The flight will set a…

Emirates Chief Executive Backs Qantas’ Australia – United Kingdom Route

This week Emirates CEO, Tim Clarke, spoke highly of the a potential non-stop route between Perth and London. Clarke said the route would be a "smart thing to do" leading to, perhaps, a few raised eyebrows across the airline industry. Visiting Australia this week Clarke…

Qantas Group Reports Record Profits

The Qantas Group, parent company of Sydney-based Qantas Airways, reported record profits Wednesday of $1.42 billion AUD ($1.07 billion USD) for the financial year ending in June 2016. The owner of numerous other passenger and cargo carriers, including Jetstar Airways,…