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Qantas has scrapped an $8.5B order for Boeing 787 Dreamliners for its troubled international arm after the group reported its first loss since it was privatized almost two decades ago.

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Qantas warns on profit after strikesupdated: Mon Nov 28 2011 06:25:00

Qantas, Australia's flagship carrier, on Monday warned it would report a fall in first-half profit of up to 66 per cent as the cost of industrial action and rising fuel bills take their toll.

Qantas flying again after strikeupdated: Mon Nov 28 2011 06:25:00

CNN's Andrew Stevens reports on the end of a strike that grounded Qantas airlines.

Qantas, unions head to arbitration after talks collapseupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 06:26:00

Talks between Qantas Airways and two unions over pay and conditions collapsed Monday, and the two sides now face binding arbitration by Australia's labor relations tribunal.

Qantas labor dispute continuesupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 21:57:00

CNN's Rosemary Church speaks with the Australian transport minister about the challenges still faced by Qantas.

Qantas flights back to normal after labor disputeupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 21:57:00

Australia's Qantas Airways said Tuesday its flights are back to normal after a government labor board ordered it to end a dispute with its unions that grounded the airline over the weekend.

Qantas ordered to end labor disputeupdated: Sun Oct 30 2011 22:26:00

Australia's Qantas Airways said it plans to resume flights Monday afternoon after a government labor board ordered it to end a dispute with its unions that grounded the airline over the weekend.

Qantas Airways shutdown affects thousandsupdated: Sun Oct 30 2011 22:26:00

CNN's Natalie Allen looks at the effects of the Qantas Airways shutdown.

Qantas grounds fleet over labor disputeupdated: Sat Oct 29 2011 13:40:00

Australian airline Qantas grounded all its aircraft Saturday in response to a labor dispute, in a step that will disrupt travel for thousands of people.

Qantas ground entire fleetupdated: Sat Oct 29 2011 13:40:00

Australian airline Qantas grounded all its aircraft worldwide on Saturday, as part of a long-running industrial dispute.

Turbulent year for Qantasupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 09:36:00

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce discusses the airline's profits and why the need for restructuring.

Airlines warn of in-flight tears, orgasmsupdated: Mon Aug 22 2011 09:47:00

Such is the evolution of in-flight entertainment that travelers can now fulfill their own needs on flights. One-flick-suits-all journeys are relics of the past.

Qantas expands fleet to reverse lossesupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 22:49:00

Qantas announced a new international strategy on Tuesday with the acquisition of up to 110 Airbus A320s to boost its fleet, including its Jetstar Japan -- a new venture with Japan Airlines and Mitsubishi -- and a new Asia-based airline.

Australia's Qantas to launch new Asia carriersupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 22:49:00

Australia's Qantas Airways said on Tuesday that it would launch two new Asia carriers, upgrade its fleet and cut as many as 1,000 jobs in an effort to reverse losses in its international unit.

Chilean volcano ash causes fresh disruptionupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 05:07:00

An ash cloud from a Chilean volcano is disrupting air travel in Australia and New Zealand once again, airlines said Wednesday.

Qantas settles with Rolls-Royceupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 00:16:00

Qantas has reached a settlement with engine-maker Rolls Royce over a 2010 incident that grounded its entire Airbus A380 fleet.

Ash clouds from Chile volcano prompt flight cancellationsupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 05:07:00

Ash clouds from a Chilean volcano prompted numerous flight cancellations in Australia and New Zealand on Sunday, leaving thousands of passengers stranded.

Engine vibrations, heat prompt scrubbing of Bangkok-London flightupdated: Fri May 20 2011 06:56:00

Crew members piloting a Qantas passenger flight from Thailand to London returned to Bangkok shortly after takeoff early Friday after detecting vibrations and high temperature in one of the aircraft's engines, according to a statement released by the airline.

Qantas considers suing Rolls-Royce after engine fireupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 08:48:00

Qantas is considering legal action against engine-maker Rolls-Royce after one of the manufacturer's engines sparked a fire on a flight last month, the airline said Thursday.

Qantas A380s fly againupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 13:26:00

Australian airline Qantas resumed service of its A380 fleet Saturday for the first time since grounding the jumbo jets after an engine mishap earlier this month.

U.S. babysitter set for Ashes trip after Twitter mix upupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 07:52:00

A 22-year-old American woman has become an unlikely cricketing celebrity in England and Australia because her Twitter name happens to be "@The Ashes."

Qantas to resume superjumbo flights Saturdayupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 20:24:00

Australian airline Qantas will resume passenger flights with its Airbus A380 fleet this weekend after an engine fire grounded the superjumbo jets earlier this month, the company announced Tuesday.

Qantas flight makes emergency landingupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 07:58:00

A Qantas Airways flight carrying 199 passengers was forced to turn back to Sydney, Australia, on Monday because of an electrical problem, the airline said.

Jetliner safety concerns riseupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 07:58:00

Peter Goelz, formerly of the NTSB, explains the Qantas engine concerns and the in-flight problems earlier this month.

Qantas CEO: Planes to remain groundedupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 23:18:00

Qantas CEO says its fleet of Airbus A380 aircraft will remain grounded for at least 72 more hours.

Qantas' A380 fleet to remain grounded, CEO saysupdated: Sun Nov 07 2010 20:06:00

Qantas Airways' fleet of Airbus A380 aircraft will remain grounded indefinitely after new problems with the planes' engines were uncovered over the weekend, the Australian airline's CEO said Monday.

Second Qantas jet returns to Singapore after engine troubleupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 13:21:00

A Qantas passenger jet landed safely in Singapore on Friday after turning back due to engine problems shortly after takeoff, Australian Transport Safety Bureau spokesman Neville Blyth told CNN.

What caused engine to fail on one of world's largest planes?updated: Fri Nov 05 2010 10:00:00

Some of the world's largest airlines are conducting safety checks after debris fell from the engine of a Qantas Airbus A380 as it flew over Indonesia. Australia's national airline has now grounded its Airbus A380 fleet indefinitely. How serious is the incident -- and what does it mean for the aviation industry?

Airbus engine investigationupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 09:55:00

Parts of an engine cover sheared off a Singapore-to-Sydney Qantas flight, forcing its return. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.

Qantas pilot message to passengersupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 16:02:00

Moments before making an emergency landing in Singapore, a Qantas pilot makes an announcement to passengers.

Qantas pilot to passengers: 'We have a technical issue'updated: Thu Nov 04 2010 16:02:00

After part of an engine fell off a Qantas plane in mid-flight Thursday, a passenger shooting a personal video recorded the pilot announcing, calmly, that the flight was experiencing a "technical issue."

Qantas grounds Airbus A380 fleet after mid-air engine failureupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 14:02:00

Qantas, Australia's national airline, grounded its Airbus A380 fleet indefinitely after one of its planes suffered a midair engine failure on Thursday.

Distressed plane lands in Singapore after debris found on islandupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 06:05:00

A Qantas plane that had one of its four engines shut down mid-flight landed safely in Singapore on Thursday morning, the airline said.

Qantas announces 87 percent profit dropupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 23:00:00

The Qantas Group on Wednesday announced that its annual profit tumbled 87 percent.

Several injured in Qantas incidentupdated: Mon Jun 22 2009 01:43:00

Seven people were injured aboard a Qantas flight from Hong Kong, China, to Perth, Australia, after the jetliner hit turbulence over Borneo in Malaysia overnight, the airline said on Monday.

BA, Qantas end merger talksupdated: Thu Dec 18 2008 05:38:00

British Airways and Qantas announced Thursday they have failed to reach agreement on a potential merger.

CNNMoney: BA, Qantas merger talks collapseupdated: Thu Dec 18 2008 04:38:00

British Airways and Qantas announced Thursday they have failed to reach agreement on a potential merger.

British Airways in merger talks with Qantasupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 11:27:00

British Airways said Tuesday it was in talks with Australian rival Qantas that could see a merger of two of the world's most prestigious airlines.

Qantas passengers hurtupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 01:01:00

Emergency officials aid passengers in exiting a Qantas Airways plane after making emergency landing in western Australia.

Qantas to compensate for problem flightupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 01:01:00

The Australian airline Qantas plans to offer refunds and other compensation to passengers who were on a jet that suddenly changed altitude this week, injuring 74 people, the airline said Thursday.

40 hurt in mid-air jet 'incident' in Australiaupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 08:58:00

An Australian airliner suddenly changed altitude Tuesday, injuring about 40 people, including some who suffered fractures and cuts, officials said.

Time.com: Qantas Has 3rd Emergency Landingupdated: Sun Aug 03 2008 13:00:00

Australia's aviation agency launched a review of Qantas Airways' safety standards Sunday after a Manila-bound jetliner spraying hydraulic fuel made the airline's third high-profile emergency landing in eight days

Time.com: Qantas Hits More Turbulenceupdated: Tue Jul 29 2008 07:55:00

Australia's national airline is rattled by a week of nerve-jangling mishaps and doubts about its long-term viability

Oxygen safety on Qantas jetsupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 12:29:00

The search for answers continues after a hole appeared in the fuselage of a Qantas jet. Seven Net's Geof Parry reports.

Experts think oxygen bottle ripped hole in jetupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 12:29:00

Australian authorities have asked the country's national airline to check every oxygen bottle in its fleet of Boeing 747s after investigators said an exploding cylinder might have ripped a hole in one of the jumbo jets while it was mid-flight.

Hole in Qantas jet forces emergency landingupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 12:20:00

A Qantas flight from Hong Kong to Melbourne made an emergency landing in the Philippines on Friday after a hole appeared in the fuselage and the cabin lost pressure suddenly.

U.S. eyeing Qantas blastupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 11:39:00

Former NTSB crash investigator Greg Feith talks about the explosion aboard a Qantas jet.

Investigation into Qantas jet emergency beginsupdated: Sat Jul 26 2008 15:52:00

The Australian air safety agency is investigating Saturday the emergency landing of a Qantas Boeing 747 in the Philippines after a hole in the fuselage made the plane lose cabin pressure.

Time.com: How to Survive Plane Decompressionupdated: Fri Jul 25 2008 19:00:00

Your flight may seem apocalyptic and surreal after the oxygen masks drop but the scariest moments may actually be good signs. Put on your mask and breathe

The cost of flyingupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 22:29:00

CNN's Mary Snow reports on increasing costs to airline passengers and the woes the industry faces.

Fortune: Deal grounded, Qantas is flying highupdated: Fri Jul 06 2007 03:50:00

A failed $9 billion takeover bid in May by a private-equity group for Australian flag carrier Qantas - which would have been the biggest deal in aviation history - seems to have humbled the airline's pugnacious CEO, Geoff Dixon. But Qantas itself is flying higher than ever.

Airlines reel at A380 delayupdated: Wed Oct 04 2006 07:35:00

The extent of the delays to the A380 were announced on Tuesday leaving the airline industry reeling.

Qantas profit plunges on fuel billupdated: Wed Aug 16 2006 22:58:00

Australian carrier Qantas has posted a 30 percent fall in net profit after higher jet fuel prices, restructuring and security requirements pummelled its costs.

Fortune: Low cost, high competitionupdated: Fri May 26 2006 12:31:00

Chong Phit Lian, the new CEO of Jetstar Asia, a Singapore budget airline, used to run Singapore's mint. That's the last time she was awash in cash.

Security ordeal for Qantas boss updated: Tue Jan 10 2006 20:06:00

The female head of Australia's major air carrier was suspected of being a terrorist at a U.S. airport because a security guard refused to believe a woman could run an airline.

Qantas attacks Emirates 'fiction'updated: Thu Nov 03 2005 00:38:00

Australian carrier Qantas Airways has stepped up its attack on Dubai-based rival Emirates, claiming it is "fiction" to say the government-owned airline competes on the same terms as other airlines.

Business 2.0: Flying High and Lowupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 00:01:00

The airline industry is in trouble in the United States. But elsewhere, it's blue skies and big opportunity--especially for niche players in regions with only one major airline. Launching at the en...

Qantas jet makes emergency landingupdated: Sun Aug 21 2005 01:23:00

A Qantas Airlines plane has made an emergency landing in Osaka, Japan, because of suspected smoke in the cargo hold, the airline said.

Qantas warns on oil price impactupdated: Wed Aug 17 2005 22:27:00

Australian airline Qantas has flagged tougher times ahead, saying the extraordinary cost of jet fuel means it is unlikely to repeat the record net profit of Aust. $763.6 million ($578.5 million) it announced Thursday.

Business 2.0: The Champagne of Waterupdated: Mon Aug 01 2005 00:01:00

How can you tell if buyers are thirsty for your product? It's a good sign if it shows up on the black market. Take Australia's Cape Grim water, which has been vanishing from Qantas flights in Los A...

Shock delay hits Airbus customersupdated: Wed Jun 01 2005 04:03:00

First deliveries of the new Airbus A380 have been delayed by six months because of what Australian airline Qantas says are "manufacturing issues" at Airbus.

Drug scandal claims Qantas workerupdated: Thu May 12 2005 22:00:00

Luggage security at Sydney airport is under scrutiny amid revelations more baggage handlers may be stood down next week.

Drug claims prompt security boostupdated: Wed May 11 2005 22:31:00

Australia's top international airport will get a massive security overhaul after allegations that baggage handlers helped smuggle drugs through customs in Sydney.

Qantas ups fuel surcharge on ticketsupdated: Fri Apr 08 2005 11:52:00

Qantas Airways Ltd., Australia's biggest airline, has increased its fuel surcharges as record oil prices threaten its earnings.

'Camel' sparks airport probeupdated: Thu Apr 07 2005 21:10:00

Australia's Qantas Airways has stood down a baggage handler responsible for taking an animal costume from a customer's bag checked-in at Sydney Airport.

Qantas interim profit jumps 28%updated: Wed Feb 16 2005 19:14:00

Australian airline Qantas has lifted first-half net profit 28 percent to A$458.4 million ($357 million), putting it on track for a record full year.

Qantas sees record profit on wayupdated: Wed Jan 19 2005 21:30:00

One day after a profit downgrade from its smaller rival Virgin Blue, Australian airline Qantas says it expects its 2005 full year profit will top its record 2004 pre-tax result of Aust. $964.6 million ($733 million).

Qantas higher after BA exitsupdated: Wed Sep 08 2004 22:31:00

Qantas shares are 1.5 percent higher Thursday after the Australian flag carrier confirmed the Aust. $1.1 billion ($770 million) exit of British Airways from its share register.

BA to dump $775m Qantas stakeupdated: Tue Sep 07 2004 20:46:00

British Airways is to sell its $775 million (Aust. $1.1 billion) stake in Australia's flagship carrier Qantas as the UK airline looks closer to home for alliances and acquisitions.

Profitable Qantas warns on oilupdated: Wed Aug 18 2004 22:18:00

Australian flag-carrier Qantas has posted a record full-year profit but warns oil prices and global traffic numbers that are still below levels four years ago remain big challenges for the aviation industry.

Qantas, Virgin to extend rivalryupdated: Tue Jun 22 2004 02:53:00

Australian flag carrier Qantas and Richard Branson's Virgin Group will extend their aerial rivalry to Hong Kong when both start using the city as a transit point on flights between London and Sydney later this year.

Qantas low-cost carrier takes offupdated: Tue May 25 2004 00:39:00

Australia's biggest airline Qantas has launched its own discount airline in a bid to win back market share from competitor Virgin Blue.

Virgin Blue faces tougher outlookupdated: Sun May 16 2004 22:51:00

No-frills carrier Virgin Blue has posted a 47 percent jump in net profit to Aust. $158.5 million ($111 million) in its first full-year result since listing last December.

Qantas takes low cost Asia stakeupdated: Tue Apr 06 2004 01:10:00

Australian flag carrier Qantas is to become a major investor in a new low-cost airline based in Singapore.

Qantas unveils discount strategyupdated: Mon Feb 23 2004 23:41:00

Jetstar, the new discount carrier set up by Australia's biggest airline Qantas, is to operate some services from a secondary airport outside Melbourne.

Qantas sees profits take offupdated: Tue Feb 17 2004 23:34:00

Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways has lifted interim net profit slightly to Aust. $357.8 million ($283 million) on the back of cost savings, strong domestic demand and a recovery in international travel.

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