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Qantas and Virgin Australia Unveil New Lounge Menus

Qantas introduces a new winter 2024 menu for its Sydney and Melbourne first-class lounges, while Virgin Australia refreshes its Melbourne lounge with updated amenities and a new menu.


Qantas CEO Admits Failures in Canceled Flights Issue

Qantas Airways CEO has publicly acknowledged customer dissatisfaction due to the sale of tickets for already-canceled flights, addressing the company's mishandling of the situation.


Qantas's A350-1000 Gains Certification for Project Sunrise Fuel Tank

The Airbus A350-1000s assigned to Qantas's Project Sunrise can now utilize a third centre fuel tank for ultra-long-range operations after achieving certification.

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Qantas Confident in Boeing's Recovery Amid Crisis

Qantas CEO Vanessa Hudson expressed confidence that Boeing will address ongoing quality issues and emerge stronger from its crisis, emphasizing the crucial need for a robust Boeing in the aviation sector.


Qantas Plans New International Hub in Perth

Qantas Airways aims to establish a major international flight hub in Perth, anticipating a surge in global travel demand. This move positions Perth as the airline's second-largest international gateway after Sydney.


Australia's Domestic Aviation Nears Pre-COVID Levels

ACCC reports 4.9 million domestic passengers flew with Qantas, Virgin, Jetstar, Rex, and Bonza in March 2024, achieving 98.8% of March 2019 levels. Seat capacity stands at 6.2 million, just below pre-pandemic figures.