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Qantas to return all Australia-based staff to work as travel reopens

Qantas has said all of its Australia-based staff will return to work and it will restart flights to more overseas destinations, as airlines in the locked-down Asia-Pacific region prepare for the return of international travel. The Australian airline said on Friday 11,000 stood-down workers would return to their jobs in early December, representing half of […]

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Qantas lays out plans to ramp up domestic flights and redirect Perth to London flights

Qantas said it plans to reopen flights between Melbourne and Sydney a month earlier than originally planned, based on “latest border assumptions” in Victoria and New South Wales. Travel between Victoria and NSW was originally slated for December 1, but this has now been brought forward to November 5, based on Victoria’s reopening plans. Qantas […]

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Australia Qantas preparing for international flights from December, CEO says

Australian carrier Qantas expects international flights to the U.S., the U.K. and parts of Asia to resume by Christmas, CEO Alan Joyce said Thursday. Since March last year, Australia has closed its borders to most foreign visitors and banned residents from leaving unless they had valid reasons. “We know there’s huge underlying demand. People don’t […]

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