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2014-03-13 12:34:09

Sabre travel marketplace provides seamless, efficient booking of airline ancillaries SOUTHLAKE, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre, a global travel technology company, is now selling Qantas's Advance Seat Selection. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b The airline is selling its ancillary product through the Sabre global distribution system using industry technology standards developed by ATPCo and IATA. The electronic miscellaneous document (EMD)...

2014-01-27 12:20:35

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qantas yesterday, together with the Australian Consulate-General New York, Deborra-lee Furness and Hugh Jackman held an event to celebrate Australia Day in New York. Qantas Senior Executive Vice President of The Americas Vanessa Hudson said Australia Day represented the ideal opportunity to promote Australia to Americans. "As Australia's national carrier, we are committed to promoting Australia and marketing its unique tourism attractions to...

2014-01-13 16:21:12

PERTH, Australia, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirlineRatings.com the world's foremost safety and product rating website has announced the selection of Air New Zealand as its Airline of the Year for 2014. www.AirlineRatings.com celebrates and promotes excellence in the airline industry and the pinnacle of these efforts is its Airline Excellence Awards. Air New Zealand is being honoured for its in-flight innovations, financial performance, operational safety and motivation of its...

2014-01-09 04:20:08

PERTH, Australia, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirlineRatings.com (www.AirlineRatings.com) the world's only safety and product rating website has announced its top ten safest airlines for 2013 from the 448 it monitors. Top of the list is Qantas which has a fatality free record in the jet era (since 1951). Making up the top ten with seven stars for safety and in- flight product are in alphabetical order: Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, Etihad...

2014-01-08 12:21:18

EMMY AWARD-WINNING SHOW TO FILM VACATION EPISODE DOWN UNDER LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qantas has announced a partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Television and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products to bring the top-rated American comedy series "Modern Family" to film in Australia. Qantas will fly the cast and crew from Los Angeles in February as the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan takes a vacation down under for an episode to be broadcast later this season....

2013-12-21 23:02:18

In response to an article by CNN, fishbat, a leader in Long Island advertising agencies, discusses Qantas’ use of social media and GPS technology to learn from customers. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 fishbat, a leader in Long Island advertising agencies comments on an article published by CNN on December 15th, which reports that Qantas is using social media, mostly Instagram, with GPS technology to find out what customers like and dislike during their flights. According to the...

2013-12-10 08:22:52

SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting Jan. 15, 2014, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members will be able to earn elite qualifying miles on all 12 of the carrier's international partners, including British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Fiji Airways, Korean Air and Qantas. Mileage Plan members already earn elite qualifying miles on AeroMexico, Air France, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, KLM and LAN. "Thanks to our terrific group of international airline partners, Alaska...

2013-10-30 20:20:46

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Qantas today announced details of its new and expanded Business Lounge at Los Angeles' Tom Bradley International Airport due for completion in the second half of 2014. The new Los Angeles Business Lounge will be jointly owned by Qantas, Cathay Pacific and British Airways, with Qantas being the managing airline. The lounge will be more than double the size of the current lounge, offering almost 600 seats and will include a wine bar, open kitchen, a...

2013-10-07 16:20:19

- Jetstar to fly the 787 on international routes EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Jetstar Airways celebrated the delivery of the carrier's first 787 today, which is also the first Dreamliner for Australia. "Today is a historic milestone for the Qantas Group and Jetstar as we welcome the most advanced passenger aircraft ever constructed to the fleet," said Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce. "In just 10 short years, Jetstar has grown to be the largest...

2013-10-02 16:20:39

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Qantas today announced the appointment of Ms. Vanessa Hudson to the position of Senior Executive Vice President of the Americas. Vanessa Hudson takes on the role following the retirement of Wally Mariani, and will be responsible for the U.S. including Hawaii and South America. Qantas International CEO Mr. Simon Hickey said Vanessa is well placed to take on this key leadership role in Qantas' largest offshore market. "Vanessa Hudson joins...