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Qantas

Qantas logo
IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
QF
QFA
081
Qantas
Qantas
Qantas Airways Airbus A380-800
Qantas Airways
203 Coward Street
Mascot
Sydney
NSW 2020
AUSTRALIA

Tel.: +61 2 9691 3636
Fax: +61 2 9691 3339
Email:
Website: www.qantas.com.au

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: JP Morgan Nominees (22.7%); HSBC Custody Nominees (18.91%); National Nominees (11.17%); others (28.95%)
Holdings:

Sunstate airlines (100%); Southern Australia Airlines (100%); Thai Air Cargo (100%); Eastern Australia Airlines (100%); Jetstar Airways (100%); Jetstar Asia Airways (49%); Network Aviation (100%); Qantas Link/JetConnect (100%); Airlinek (100%); Express Freighters Australia (100%); Air Pacific (46.3%); JetStar Pacific (27%)

Base: Sydney (SYD)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: November 1922
Alliances: OneWorld; Air France, Air Niugini, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, AirCalin, Airnorth, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Hoeizon, Iberia, JAL, Jet Airways, JetStar, JetStar asia, Kenya Airways, LAN Airlines, Our Airline, SAA, Vietnam Airlines
Qantas operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 12 x Airbus A380-800 (+8 planned)
  • 18 x Boeing 747-400 (+9 parked)
  • (4) x Boeing 787-8 (planned)
  • 10 x Airbus A330-200
  • 10 x Airbus A330-300
  • 18 x Boeing 767-300 (+1 parked)
  • 25 x Airbus A320-200 (all leased out; +59 planned)
  • (78) x Airbus A320Neo (planned)
  • 1 x Airbus A321-200 (leased out)
  • 5 x Boeing 737-400 (+7 parked)
  • 59 x Boeing 737-800(+5 leased out; +11 planned)
CEO:
CFO:
Group Executive ops:
Alan Joyce
Gareth Evans
Rob Gurney

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Qantas Qantas Airways
QF
QFA
Australia Sydney-Kingsford Smith 1967-
Acquired Australian AL in 1992. Stake attempt by Singapore AL failed in 1992. 25% stake taken in 1993 by British AW (later reduced to 21.4% , 19.5% by 2002, 18.25% by 2004; sold out in 2004). Privatized in 1995. Joined oneworld partnership in 1999. Share offering introduced in 2002. Formed Jetstar low-cost subsidiary in 2003. 3% acquired by Singapore's Temasek Holdings in 9/04. Buy-out offer received 11/06 from Macquarie Bank and Texas Pacific Group, agreed 13/12/06 but rejected 3/07 by Balanced Equity Management (minority owner), bid failed 4/5/07. Entered merger exploration talks with British AW (via a dual-listed company structure) in 11/08, cancelled 12/08. Expected to launch a premium subsidiary in 2012 (code-named RedQ) using 24 A320's, plan cancelled in 11/11. To be split in two business units: Qantas International, Qantas Domestic (announced 22/5/12, effective 1/7/12). Entered strategic 10-year partnership with Emirates (announced 9/12, to be effective 4/13 when previous pernership with British AW will be terminated).
Qantas Empire Airways  
QF
Australia Sydney 1934-1967
Taken-over by federal Australian government during WW2.      
Queensland And Northern Territory Aerial Services   Australia   1920-1934
Formed 16/11/1920.        

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Cat.
07-Oct-08 Airbus A330-303 VH-QPA near Learmonth, Western Australia Australia
0
Minor
25-Jul-08 Boeing 747-438 VH-OJK near Manila, Philippines Philippines
0
Substantial
07-Feb-08 Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE Darwin Airpoort Australia
0
Substantial
22-Sep-99 Boeing 747-438 VH-OJH Bangkok International Airport Thailand
0
Substantial
24-Aug-60 Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation VH-EAC Mauritius-Plaisance International Airport (MRU) Mauritius
0
w/o
27-Aug-49 Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina VH-EAW Rose Bay Australia
w/o
24-Jun-49 Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina VH-EAX Lord Howe Island Australia
0
w/o
07-Apr-49 Avro 691 Lancastrian 1 VH-EAS Dubbo Airport Australia
0
w/o
22-Jan-47 Lockheed 14H2 Super Electra VH-ADT Schofields Airport, NSW  Australia
0
w/o
15-May-44 Lockheed 18-40-11 Lodestar VHCAK Bundaberg Australia
w/o
26-Nov-43 Lockheed C-56B-LO Lodestar VH-CAB 13 km (8.1 mls) from Port Moresby  Papua New Guinea
15
w/o