Qantas Airways Ltd., Australia’s biggest carrier, said it will cut almost 400 domestic flights affecting 60,000 passengers for the next month as a result of labor union strikes.
New York Times Co., Bloomberg LP, News Corp.’s Dow Jones & Co. and four other media outlets were sued for allegedly infringing two patents for “instantaneous symbol lookup,” used on websites.
Qantas Airways Ltd. , Australia’s largest carrier, juggled aircraft to maintain schedules after a second engine flameout in as many days, as it continues safety checks of its grounded Airbus SAS A380 fleet.
A Qantas Airways Ltd. plane carrying South Africa’s Springbok rugby team was forced to return to Johannesburg after an engine started overheating.
Qantas Airways Ltd ., Australia’s biggest-carrier, and its Jetstar budget brand canceled 88 flights because of an ash cloud created by an volcanic eruption in the Andes Mountains in southern Chile.
Qantas Airways Ltd. canceled Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand flights tomorrow because of a cloud of volcanic ash that stranded at least 40,000 travelers across Australia today.
Vietnam concluded a probe into an affiliate of Qantas Airways Ltd. and allowed two executives to leave the country, the Australian carrier said.
Volcanic ash over Australia began dispersing, easing flight disruptions that had prompted travelers to swamp hotels, take A$2,100 ($2,225) cab rides or cancel trips.
Flights across the Southern Hemisphere were disrupted as a cloud of volcanic ash from an eruption in southern Chile widened from Argentina to Australia.
Qantas Airways Ltd. ’s safety image, highlighted in the 1988 movie “Rain Man,” may be losing its luster after two engine explosions in as many days.
"Until the union drops its unreasonable demands, we are not going to get any closer to an agreement."
- Olivia Wirth on Oct 14, 2011