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  1. 1. Qantas Benedict Gombocz
  2. 2. Qantas: Background • Australia’s flag carrier airline. • Its previous name was QANTAS, an acronym for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services. • Nicknamed The Flying Kangaroo; biggest airline in Australia, the oldest continuously operated airline in the world, and the second oldest in the world as a whole. • Based in the Qantas Centre in the suburb of Mascot in the City of Botany Bay in Sydney, with its main hub at Sydney Airport; its other two hubs are at Melbourne Airport and Brisbane Airport. • Claims a 65% share of the Australian domestic market; also carries 18.7% of all passengers travelling in and out of Australia.
  3. 3. Qantas: History • Founded in Winton, Queensland on 16 November 1920 as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited. • Its first aircraft was an Avro 504K. • Flew internationally after May 1935, when it began service from Darwin, Northern Territory to Singapore. • Entered the jet age when the first Boeing 707-138 was delivered in June 1959.
  4. 4. Qantas: Headquarters • The headquarters of Qantas are located in the Qantas Centre in the Mascot suburb of the City of Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales. • Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd has its headquarters in Winton, Queensland in 1920. • The head office moved to Longreach, Queensland in 1921, but moved to Brisbane in 1930. • A head office, Qantas House, opened along Hunter Street in Sydney in 1957. • A new A$50 million headquarters in the 1970s, with twin skyscrapers, was being constructed in Sydney and anticipated to occupy one city block. • The first and biggest tower had its anticipated completion time in 1973.
  5. 5. Qantas: Hubs, Secondary Hubs, & Subsidiaries • Hubs: ▫ ▫ Melbourne Airport ▫ • Sydney Airport Brisbane Airport Secondary hubs: ▫ ▫ Dubai International Airport ▫ • Adelaide Airport Perth Airport Subsidiaries: ▫ Australia Asia Airlines (1990-1996) ▫ Impulse Airlines ▫ Australian Airlines ▫ Qantas Link ▫ Jetstar Airways ▫ Network Aviation ▫ Jetconnect
  6. 6. Qantas: Qantas Freight • Subsidiary company of Qantas, responsible for the air cargo operations of the Qantas group. • Owner of freight airline Express Freighters Australia, freight forwarder Qantas Courier, and trucking company Jets Transport Express. • Was also a partner in two joint ventures with Australia Post: Australian air Express and specialised in door-to-door package delivery, and Star Track Express, a road freight company. • Fully purchased Australia air Express in November 2012, depriving its shareholding in Star Track to Australia Post. • Also owned Asian-based freight forwarder DPEX Worldwide until that company was bought by its rival, Toll Holdings, in 2010.
  7. 7. Qantas: Codeshare agreements • Qantas, a member of Oneworld, has codeshare agreements with the following airlines: ▫ American Airlines ▫ Finnair ▫ China Southern Airlines ▫ Iberia ▫ Japan Airlines ▫ LAN Airlines ▫ Aircalin ▫ Air Niugini ▫ Airnorth ▫ Air Tahiti Nui ▫ Air Vanuatu ▫ Alaska Airlines ▫ Asiana Airlines ▫ Brindabella Airlines ▫ China Eastern Airlines ▫ Emirates ▫ EVA Air ▫ Jet Airways ▫ Kenya Airways ▫ South African Airways ▫ Vietnam Airlines
  8. 8. Qantas 737-800, Sydney Airport
  9. 9. Qantas Airbus A380, Melbourne Airport
  10. 10. Qantas A330-300, Brisbane Airport
  11. 11. Qantas 747-400s, London Heathrow Airport
  12. 12. Qantas 747-400, Frankfurt Airport
  13. 13. Qantas 747-400 in Oneworld livery
  14. 14. The End • YouTube links: ▫ ▫ Qantas Commercial – I still call Australia Home: A380 Olympic Safety Video: