QANTAS


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QANTAS

(ˈkwɒntəs)
n
(Aeronautics) the Australian national airline
[acronym of Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, its original name: founded 1920]
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APA said it supports core Qantas strategies, including maintenance of an extensive domestic and international network and the use of both the Qantas and Jetstar brands.
From June 17, 2009 Qantas will codeshare on select American Airlines operated flights to Atlanta, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Detroit, Tampa, Cincinnati, New Orleans and Memphis, connecting with existing Qantas codeshare flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco via American Airlines' Dallas and Chicago hubs.
The partnership marks the first time Airbnb has worked with an airline in this way to reward Frequent Flyer members when booking accommodation through Qantas website and is the next step in Qantas partnerships with innovative digital and technology businesses.
Storrie will also take a place on the Qantas board from 30 September.
Qantas has spent the past 12 months building a dedicated lounge at Heathrow as part of a multi-million dollar investment for customers on its existing London services as well as the landmark Perth-London route starting on 24 March 2018.
From 3 November, an Uber icon will appear in the booking section of the Qantas app for customers to request their airport ride.
However, Qantas reported on Wednesday a bit of financial relief when it logged almost a triple first-half profit of $111 million.
Chief executive of Qantas Loyalty Lesley Grant said the benefits would give frequent flyers of either airline the opportunity to earn and redeem points or miles across a massive network.
The revelation, which saw Qantas s share price soar almost 10 percent, is part of the Australian airline s drive to turn around its fortunes after an 83 percent slump in first-half net profit in the six months to December.
At any one time, Qantas may be in contact with a wide range of companies about potential commercial cooperation.
Qantas A380 that had been undergoing repairs for 18 months for an engine explosion return to service.
Australia's Qantas Airways plans to cut fares and launch an advertising blitz to win back passengers, a newspaper said, after its showdown with unions caused international travel chaos and left almost 70,000 travellers stranded.