Qantas Airways

  • Qantas to fly again, 70,000 passengers stranded 30-10-2011 09:46 PM

    Melbourne: Australia's industrial tribunal on Sunday ordered an end to the unprecedented industrial dispute at Qantas that forced the country's national carrier to ground its entire fleet, hitting nearly 70,000 passengers worldwide. A day after the extraordinary decision to ground the global Qantas fleet, the battle between the world's 10th...
  • Qantas Airways grounds fleet over labour unrest 29-10-2011 07:41 PM

    Canberra: Qantas Airways grounded its global fleet on Saturday, suddenly locking out striking workers after weeks of disruptions an executive said could close down the world's 10th largest airline piece by piece. Australia's government called an emergency arbitration hearing that lasted nearly two hours before the judges adjourned it to...
  • Qantas to ground all aircraft over labour dispute 29-10-2011 12:50 PM

    Sydney: Australia's Qantas Airways said on Saturday it was grounding all aircraft over a labour dispute, a move that would cost it $ 21.4 million a day. The airline said in a statement that from Monday evening it would lock out all employees over a protracted industrial dispute with the...
  • Chile volcano ash grounds Australia, NZ flights 12-06-2011 07:54 PM

    Wellington: Thousands of passengers in Australia and New Zealand were affected when airlines suspended flights on Sunday as an ash cloud from an erupting volcano in southern Chile spread, threatening to damage engines. Australia's national carrier, Qantas Airways, said all the airline's flights in and out of the southeastern city...
  • Qantas grounds A380s after engine failure 04-11-2010 02:45 PM

    Singapore: Qantas Airways suspended flights of its Airbus A380s on Thursday after one of the aircraft was forced to land in Singapore with engine trouble, one of the most serious incidents for the world's largest passenger plane in its three years of commercial flight. The Airbus A380, which had originated...