Saturday, July 20, 2024

Qantas and Australia Post support e-commerce growth

Qantas and Australia Post have expanded their domestic and international airfreight agreement to ship parcels to benefit online shoppers and businesses. The seven-year agreement worth over A$1 billion will give Australia Post customers access to Qantas Freight’s freighter aircraft and priority access to cargo space on Qantas and Jetstar passenger flights in additional to partner […]

Kangaroo Route’s giant leap opens up express cargo opportunities

Qantas’ direct services between Perth and London could open up opportunities for freight customers, particularly for e-commerce, the airline says. The historic flight, number QF9 carried more than 200 passengers and 16 crew, with the Boeing 787-9 leaving Perth, Western Australia just before 7pm on Saturday evening and landing in London at 5am on Sunday […]

Qantas to fly direct from Perth to London

Qantas is to operate the first Australia – Europe services with Perth – London flights from March 2018. The Australian flag carrier will use a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on the route, which will be 14,498 kilometres and take around 17 hours. It will be the longest Qantas flight, ahead of its Airbus A380 service between […]

Qantas Freight EBIT falls 44% in tough market

Qantas Freight says business is well positioned for the future despite EBIT falling by 44 per cent in the 2016 financial year due to a tough market and weak yields. Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for cargo was down to 64 million Australian dollars ($48.8 million) in the 12 months up to 30 June […]

Qantas Freight EBIT falls as group improves

Qantas Freight’s earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) fall to 38 million Australian dollars ($27.3 million) in the six months up to 31 December 2015, despite the group seeing significant improvements. The cargo division’s EBIT was down from 54 million Australian dollars in the same period of 2014 due to global weakness causing revenue to fall […]