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# Qantas

This year
Irish-born boss of Qantas airlines 'brings forward retirement' after ticket-selling scandal
Alan Joyce will step down two months earlier than planned.
Last year
Qantas to launch direct Sydney to London route - the longest non-stop passenger flight
People are set to spend 19 hours in the air travelling from Sydney to London by the end of 2025.
All time
Hooper backed to continue as Australia captain despite speculation
Rugby Australia on the back foot as Qantas announce decision to end 30-year sponsorship of the Wallabies.
Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney
The Qantas flight took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney.
First direct Australia-Europe scheduled flight touches down in Heathrow after 17 hours
Qantas’ 14,498km journey from Perth to London is the world’s third-longest passenger flight.
Sorry, Michael O'Leary - you're a long way off being the best-paid Irish airline boss
Qantas’s Tallaght-raised chief Alan Joyce saw his pay package nearly double to €16.5m.
Australian airline Qantas is planning to launch the world's longest non-stop flights
Irish-born Alan Joyce said the bid to operate a 20-hour, non-stop service is the ‘last frontier of global aviation’.
Qantas Irish boss gets hit in the face with pie during interview
A man was taken into custody over the incident, but no charges have yet been made.
Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers
Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.
Man tries to break into cockpit on flight from Australia
Police say passenger was abusive on Qantas flight yesterday.
Princess Bride 'prepare to die' tshirt causes problems on flight
My name is Inigo Montoya, you ruined my flight, prepare to die.
Qantas flight makes emergency landing after engine trouble
One of the A380′s four engines shut down during the flight from Singapore to London, forcing it to land in Dubai.
Qantas resumes flights as strike ends
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.
Australian court orders an end to the Qantas dispute
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
Tens of thousands of passengers have been left stranded after the airline grounded flights in a dispute with staff.
Strike action grounds entire Qantas fleet
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.
Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found
The animals were discovered in a cupboard on the Boeing 767 minutes before it was due to take off in Australia.
Rolls-Royce finds cause of Qantas engine failure
Engine manufacturer says one part, confined to its Trent 900 engines, caused the mid-air engine explosion on last week’s Qantas flight.
Qantas A380 planes still grounded
Airline’s CEO says leaks have been found in engines of three grounded planes, and Qantas will lease aircraft to meet its schedule.
Qantas pilot, crew on both engine failure flights
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.