Gulf Times - Qantas
Boeing says up to 50 planes grounded globally over cracks

Boeing says up to 50 planes grounded globally over cracks

Boeing announced Thursday up to 50 of its popular 737NG planes had been grounded after cracks in them were detected, in another blow to the US aircraft maker following two deadly crashes.

US transport agency green lights American Airlines Qantas joint venture

US transport agency green lights American Airlines Qantas joint venture

The US Transportation Department on Monday said it granted tentative approval to American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture ...

Australia-London flight forced to turn back by disruptive passenger

Australia-London flight forced to turn back by disruptive passenger

The passenger on the QF9 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was reportedly handcuffed, masked, and removed by police after the plane returned to Perth on Saturday night.

Australian Qantas A380 gets rare ‘jolt’ from wake turbulence

Australian Qantas A380 gets rare ‘jolt’ from wake turbulence

Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd said on Thursday one of its Airbus SE A380 jets had experienced a rare ‘jolt’ from wake turbulence after flying 20 nautical miles behind another one of its super-jumbos this week.

First direct Australia-Europe passenger service takes off

First direct Australia-Europe passenger service takes off

The ‘Kangaroo Route’ from Australia to Britain became a shorter hop Saturday when the first direct passenger service left Perth for London, with the 17-hour flight set to break aviation records.

Two Qantas planes turn back to Australia over safety concerns

Two Qantas planes turn back to Australia over safety concerns

Two international Qantas flights suffered mid-air mechanical problems Friday and had to turn back to Sydney, with one unable to retract wing flaps and another suffering a cracked window pane, the Australian carrier said.

Qantas A380 turns back to LA after engine fails

Qantas A380 turns back to LA after engine fails

A Qantas A380 ferrying hundreds of passengers from Los Angeles to Melbourne has been forced to turn back after an engine failure, the airline said on Sunday.

Investigation after Qantas mid-air incident injures 15

Investigation after Qantas mid-air incident injures 15

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau on Thursday launched an investigation into a mid-air incident involving a "stick shaker" warning on a Qantas flight in which 15 people were injured.

Passenger dies aboard Dubai-bound Qantas flight

Passenger dies aboard Dubai-bound Qantas flight

A passenger has died aboard a Qantas jet bound for Dubai, the airline said Saturday, with the man reportedly suffering from a heart attack mid-air.