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The flag carrier airline of Australia

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Qantas Airways Limited is the flag carrier of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations. It is the third oldest airline in the world, after KLM and Avianca, having been founded in November 1920; it began international passenger flights in May 1935. The Qantas name comes from "QANTAS", an acronym for its original name, "Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services", and it is nicknamed "The Flying Kangaroo". Qantas is a founding member of Oneworld, an airline alliance.

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The Veronicas: Singers threaten legal action over flight removal

The Veronicas say they were ordered off a Qantas flight after staff "escalated" a row over luggage.
BBC News - Published

Qantas to run test flights on world's longest route

The airline will track the health impacts of the 19-hour journeys from Sydney to New York and London.
BBC News - Published

Australia's Qantas directs flights away from Strait of Hormuz

Australia's flag carrier, Qantas Airways Ltd, said on Friday that its flights over the Middle East would avoid the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone..
Reuters - Published

American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture

American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016.
Reuters - Published

U.S. transport agency green lights American Airlines Qantas joint venture

The U.S. Transportation Department on Monday said it granted tentative approval to American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, after a prior effort was rejected by..
Reuters - Published

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes

Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator..
Reuters - Published

Boy's letter to Qantas boss for 'CEO advice' goes viral

boy's letter to qantas boss for 'ceo advice' goes viral
The 10-year-old boy called on Alan Joyce to take him "seriously" about starting an airline.
BBC News - Published

Qantas customers request exercise bikes, virtual reality for 20-hour flights

Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd on Monday said customers were requesting in-flight innovations such as exercise bikes and virtual reality relaxation to pass the time on proposed 20-hour non-stop flights..
Reuters - Published

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