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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"The announcement of Qantas Airways A380 service to DFW is outstanding news for our Airport and the Dallas/Fort Worth region, because it adds more seats to what has become a very popular and important route," said Sean Donohue, CEO of DFW International Airport.
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SYDNEY-- A Qantas Airways flight diverted to Dubai landed safely on Friday after an oil problem forced the shutdown of one of the superjumbo jet's four engines.
There were no injuries during the emergency landing, Qantas Airways spokesman said, and the plane was able to pull up to the jetway at the terminal so passengers could deplane.
No one was injured in the incident, but questions were raised about the much-lauded safety of Qantas Airways, which has never lost a jet aircraft because of an accident.
Qantas Airways has launched a new web site for Australian small and medium sized businesses at http://www.qbiz.com.au.
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Qantas Airways Qantas has used the Middle East only as a refueling stop prior to the introduction of the Boeing 747-400 and no Australian airlines have ever used that region as a hub to Europe and Africa.
Qantas Airways (ASX: QAN), the Australia-based national airline, has announced expansion of a code share partnership with Jetstar Airways, an Australia-based low cost airline.
British Airways yesterday said it was "exploring a potential merger" with Australian rival Qantas Airways, adding that it would continue tie-up talks with Spanish airline Iberia.