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#Qantas

# qantas - Monday 2 May, 2022

Qantas to launch direct Sydney to London route - the longest non-stop passenger flight
# Travel
# Travel

Qantas to launch direct Sydney to London route - the longest non-stop passenger flight

May 2nd 2022, 1:45 PM 42,036 Views 21 Comments

People are set to spend 19 hours in the air travelling from Sydney to London by the end of 2025.

# qantas - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Hooper backed to continue as Australia captain despite speculation
# Wallabies
From The42
# Wallabies

Hooper backed to continue as Australia captain despite speculation

Sep 23rd 2020, 8:20 AM 8,497 Views 2 Comments

Rugby Australia on the back foot as Qantas announce decision to end 30-year sponsorship of the Wallabies.

# qantas - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney
# Long Long Haul
# Long Long Haul

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney

Oct 20th 2019, 2:12 PM 77,946 Views 41 Comments

The Qantas flight took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney.

# qantas - Sunday 25 March, 2018

First direct Australia-Europe scheduled flight touches down in Heathrow after 17 hours
# Good Day
# Good Day

First direct Australia-Europe scheduled flight touches down in Heathrow after 17 hours

Mar 25th 2018, 7:37 AM 57,544 Views 28 Comments

Qantas’ 14,498km journey from Perth to London is the world’s third-longest passenger flight.

# qantas - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Sorry, Michael O'Leary - you're a long way off being the best-paid Irish airline boss
# Transport
# Transport

Sorry, Michael O'Leary - you're a long way off being the best-paid Irish airline boss

Sep 21st 2017, 4:28 PM 1,055 Views 1 Comment

Qantas’s Tallaght-raised chief Alan Joyce saw his pay package nearly double to €16.5m.

# qantas - Friday 25 August, 2017

Australian airline Qantas is planning to launch the world's longest non-stop flights
# For The Long Haul
# For The Long Haul

Australian airline Qantas is planning to launch the world's longest non-stop flights

Aug 25th 2017, 12:41 PM 35,845 Views 45 Comments

Irish-born Alan Joyce said the bid to operate a 20-hour, non-stop service is the ‘last frontier of global aviation’.

# qantas - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Qantas Irish boss gets hit in the face with pie during interview
# Qantas
# Qantas

Qantas Irish boss gets hit in the face with pie during interview

May 9th 2017, 10:06 AM 32,505 Views 40 Comments

A man was taken into custody over the incident, but no charges have yet been made.

# qantas - Monday 23 September, 2013

Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers
# Snakes On A Plane
# Snakes On A Plane

Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers

Sep 23rd 2013, 1:26 PM 12,870 Views 19 Comments

Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.

# qantas - Friday 5 July, 2013

Man tries to break into cockpit on flight from Australia
# Air Rage
# Air Rage

Man tries to break into cockpit on flight from Australia

Jul 5th 2013, 9:45 PM 22,402 Views 42 Comments

Police say passenger was abusive on Qantas flight yesterday.

# qantas - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Princess Bride 'prepare to die' tshirt causes problems on flight
# Inigo Montoya
From The Daily Edge
# Inigo Montoya

Princess Bride 'prepare to die' tshirt causes problems on flight

Jan 23rd 2013, 3:58 PM 26,149 Views 34 Comments

My name is Inigo Montoya, you ruined my flight, prepare to die.

# qantas - Friday 4 November, 2011

Qantas flight makes emergency landing after engine trouble
# Qantas
# Qantas

Qantas flight makes emergency landing after engine trouble

Nov 4th 2011, 10:53 AM 693 Views 9 Comments

One of the A380′s four engines shut down during the flight from Singapore to London, forcing it to land in Dubai.

# qantas - Monday 31 October, 2011

Qantas resumes flights as strike ends
# Qantas
# Qantas

Qantas resumes flights as strike ends

Oct 31st 2011, 4:34 PM 188 Views 0 Comments

Australia’s flag carrier has resumed flights following a court ruling which will see the airline and trade unions return to the negotiating table for the next 21 days.

# qantas - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Australian court orders an end to the Qantas dispute
# Qantas
# Qantas

Australian court orders an end to the Qantas dispute

Oct 30th 2011, 3:46 PM 308 Views 12 Comments

Qantas planes should be back in the skies by tomorrow after a Labour tribunal ruled that the decision to ground the entire fleet must be reversed.

Australian government intervenes in Qantas flight chaos
# Qantas
# Qantas

Australian government intervenes in Qantas flight chaos

Oct 30th 2011, 8:14 AM 622 Views 5 Comments

Tens of thousands of passengers have been left stranded after the airline grounded flights in a dispute with staff.

# qantas - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Strike action grounds entire Qantas fleet
# Qantas
# Qantas

Strike action grounds entire Qantas fleet

Oct 29th 2011, 9:35 AM 373 Views 8 Comments

Industrial action has prompted the airline to cancel all of its flights. Employees will be locked out from Monday. The dispute centres on pay and conditions.

# qantas - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found
# Ugh
# Ugh

Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found

Jun 2nd 2011, 11:48 AM 572 Views 4 Comments

The animals were discovered in a cupboard on the Boeing 767 minutes before it was due to take off in Australia.

# qantas - Saturday 27 November, 2010

# qantas - Friday 12 November, 2010

Rolls-Royce finds cause of Qantas engine failure
# Qantas
# Qantas

Rolls-Royce finds cause of Qantas engine failure

Nov 12th 2010, 2:35 PM 1,514 Views 0 Comments

Engine manufacturer says one part, confined to its Trent 900 engines, caused the mid-air engine explosion on last week’s Qantas flight.

# qantas - Monday 8 November, 2010

Qantas A380 planes still grounded
# Qantas
# Qantas

Qantas A380 planes still grounded

Nov 8th 2010, 10:04 AM 641 Views 0 Comments

Airline’s CEO says leaks have been found in engines of three grounded planes, and Qantas will lease aircraft to meet its schedule.

# qantas - Saturday 6 November, 2010

Qantas pilot, crew on both engine failure flights
# Qantas
# Qantas

Qantas pilot, crew on both engine failure flights

Nov 6th 2010, 3:32 PM 1,297 Views 0 Comments

Airline grounded all Airbus A380 jets after Thursday’s crash. The same pilot and crew who were on board were also on Friday’s flight, which was forced to land after flames poured from engine.