QANTAS resumes Perth – Singapore services

Apr 17, 2015 No Comments by

QANTAS will resume flights between Perth and Singapore which were suspended in May 2014. The carrier will use two class Boeing 737-800 aircraft five times weekly from 26 June. The Perth – Singapore market is also served four times daily with wide body 777/330 aircraft by Singapore Airlines, twice daily with Jetstar Asia A320s and […]

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Jetstar Australia/NZ inaccuracies with cabin crew pay

Apr 16, 2015 No Comments by

Jetstar Australia and New Zealand cabin crew, or “Team Members” as the wholly owned QANTAS subsidiary airline designates them, have been sent letters about inaccuracies relating to their remuneration. Essentially it relates to staff having been underpaid for work already undertaken. This letter, signed by the Head of HR Transformation, is being sent to staff […]

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Virgin Australia goes “all inclusive” on domestic flights

Apr 15, 2015 No Comments by

Effective today 15 April 2015, the domestic product and service disparity between Virgin Australia and its rival QANTAS will greatly narrow. Virgin Australia will now include food, checked baggage and entertainment on all domestic Australian services. Previously, Virgin Australia still offer “low cost carrier” attributes on domestic services such as additional charges for check luggage […]

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Virgin Australia adds Tamworth

Mar 05, 2015 No Comments

Virgin Australia will add Tamworth to its Australian domestic network from 25 May 2015. The carrier will fly from Sydney to Tamworth six times weekly with ATR-72 aircraft. The Sydney – Tamworth market is presently served exclusively by QANTAS Link services. Virgin Australia’s entry into this market will effectively end a monopoloy on this route.

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Unhappy flyers with new QANTAS domestic fare structure

Feb 18, 2015 No Comments

The new simplified  QANTAS fare domestic fare structure which went into effect today 18 February hasn’t exactly gone to plan . The new system which involves three fare “buckets” comprised of “Red E-Deals” restricted fares and “Flex” flexibile fares for the Economy cabin as well as Business Class fares. The new structure now has more […]

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QANTAS increases new Brisbane – Narita services to daily

Feb 11, 2015 No Comments

QANTAS will offer daily services from Brisbane to Tokyo Narita from 01 August. The carrier previously announced four times weekly services from Brisbane with the remaining three weekly services to Narita unallocated at the time of the announcement. There was the possibility of these going to another Australian city, however they will be allocated to […]

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ALITALIA adds Seoul and Shanghai

Feb 11, 2015 No Comments

ALITALIA formally announces the resumption of services to South Korea and China as part of its plan, under new majority shareholder Etihad Airways, to expand its intercontinental network. Effective 01 May 2015, ALITALIA will add thrice weekly non-stop service from Milan Malpensa to Shanghai Pu Dong using three class Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The carrier is […]

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Gloves are off for QANTAS cabin crew

Feb 05, 2015 No Comments

QANTAS cabin crew are being reminded that disposable gloves are not to be warn during service delivery via a company communication. The communication warns of the consequences for crew not complying with the recommendations. It informs that the Onboard Manager is to remove the crew member from the service if they insist on wearing gloves. […]

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QANTAS resumes Vancouver seasonal flights

Feb 04, 2015 No Comments

QANTAS will resume seasonal services to Vancouver for both the northern summer and winter. There will be a total of 33 return services comprised of 13 services during June/July and an extended winter schedule of 20 return services December-January. The flights will once again be operated by 3 Class 747-400s. Vancouver schedule: 20 June to […]

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Cathay Pacific adds Dusseldorf to its network

Feb 04, 2015 No Comments

Cathay Pacific will further expand its European network with the addition of Dusseldorf, Germany from 01 Sep 2015. The carrier will operate four non-stop weekly services using Boeing 777-300ERs configured in four classes of service. Cathay has recently added Manchester to its network and will soon resume services to Zurich, Switzerland. Dusseldorf will be the […]

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