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Latest news: Qantas

Qantas chair Richard Goyder to stay at controls despite mounting flak

Qantas boss Richard Goyder says he won't bow to calls for him to resign from his role at the embattled airline.

‘Shocked’ Qatar bosses lash Australian government flights call

Australians could benefit from cheaper airfares before Christmas if the government rethinks its decision to reject Qatar Airways' bid for extra flights.

Pressure grows on chairman as Qantas scrutiny continues

Pilots have joined a chorus of anger against Qantas as scrutiny continues of the airline's role in a government decision to reject extra Qatar Airways flights.

Qantas CEO says sorry as inquiry hears damning evidence

The new chief of Qantas has apologised to Australians for poor service as a Senate inquiry was told the airline had acted like it was "above the law".

Qatar Airways chief breaks silence on decision to block flights

Qatar Airways has branded the Albanese government's decision to block additional flights to Australia "very unfair" after the airline helped get Australians home during the pandemic.

Bob Katter: Qantas board sucking the spirit out of Australia

As the “national carrier” enters a new era of administration, Katter’s Australian Party MP Bob Katter is turning the blowtorch on to the remaining Qantas board which oversaw a period of operation, completely void of Australian values, while calling for the airline to be returned to nation. 

Alan Joyce to step down as Qantas CEO two months early

Qantas chief Alan Joyce will leave his job two months earlier than expected, after a recent furore over the national airline's profits and service.

Watchdog seeks record fine for Qantas cancelled flights

The consumer watchdog hopes Qantas will be dealt a record fine for a consumer law breach if its allegations about the airline's cancelled advertised tickets prove correct.

ACCC launches legal action against Qantas over tickets

Qantas is facing court action as the consumer watchdog alleges the national carrier advertised tickets for 8000 flights that had already been cancelled. 

ACT’s Indigenous Marathon Foundation gets Qantas grant

The Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF), a health promotion charity based in Canberra, will receive a Qantas Regional Grant.

Qantas unveils replacement for retiring CEO Alan Joyce

Alan Joyce is stepping down after his long run as head of Qantas, to be replaced by the airline's financial chief.

Qantas rules out big drop in airfares this year

Qantas has finally flown back to profitability after three years and extended a share buyback for shareholders but that might not translate into significantly cheaper fares for customers.