QANTAS AIRWAYS

  • Qantas Airways drops Blackberrys for iPhones July 18, 2012

    Sydney: Australia's Qantas Airways, is the latest company to drop Research in Motion Ltd's Blackberry after employees voted in favour of Apple's iPhone in a survey. RIM virtually invented mobile email, making it the phone of choice for companies when it rolled out its first BlackBerry devices more than a decade...
  • Qantas to fly again, 70,000 passengers stranded October 30, 2011

    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 largest...
  • Qantas Airways grounds fleet over labour unrest October 29, 2011

    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 issue...
  • Qantas to ground all aircraft over labour dispute October 29, 2011

    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 June 12, 2011

    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 of...
  • Qantas grounds A380s after engine failure November 4, 2010

    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 in...
  • Satyam Q2 net rises, cuts fullyear revenue guidance October 17, 2008

    Bangalore: Satyam Computer Services Ltd, India's No. 4 software services exporter, reported a 42 per cent jump in quarterly net profit, beating expectations, but cut its fullyear revenue guidance in dollar terms. Satyam, which specialises in business software and offers backoffice outsourcing services, said on Friday consolidated net profit for the...