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28 марта, 18:54

You Won’t Believe How Many Fatal Plane Crashes 2018 Has Already Seen

2018 saw three fatal plane crashes in its first 10 weeks. What's the reason for so many tragedies, and should we be worried?

26 марта, 15:53

Выполнен первый в мире беспосадочный рейс из Австралии в Европу

Представители австралийской авиакомпании Qantas Airways первыми начали выполнять беспересадочные рейсы между Зеленым континентом и Европой. Самолет, следовавший по маршруту "Перт – Лондон", пробыл в воздухе 17 часов и приземлился в британской столице 26 марта.

25 марта, 16:47

A First in Flight: Australia to the U.K., in 17 Hours

Qantas calls its first direct, nonstop Dreamliner flight from Perth to London a “game changer.”

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24 марта, 00:00

Qantas Passes Aviation Milestone With Direct Perth-London Flight

Qantas Airways Ltd. is starting direct flights between Australia and London this weekend, passing a major milestone by reducing to 17 hours a trip that once took 12 1/2 days.

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22 февраля, 04:41

Qantas Airways sees record half year profits

Australian biggest airline beats off competition and higher fuel costs to post a 14.6% jump in profits.

05 февраля, 05:04

Qantas' CEO on Long-Haul Routes, Fuel Prices, Dividends

Feb.04 -- Alan Joyce, chief executive officer at Qantas Airways, discusses his new long-haul routes, the price of jet fuel, shareholder dividends, his options on 787 aircraft orders, their partnership with Emirates and flights from Sydney to Singapore. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia" from the Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership Summit.

16 января, 05:31

Prodded by China, Qantas amends website references to Taiwan, other regions

SYDNEY/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Australia's Qantas Airways said on Tuesday it had amended its website to no longer refer to Taiwan and Hong Kong as countries, rather than Chinese territories, after China issued a warning to foreign airlines last week.

27 декабря 2017, 13:24

Среда: Итоги торгов на основных фондовых площадках Азиатско-Тихоокеанского региона

Фондовые индексы Азиатско-Тихоокеанского региона закрылись в основном в плюсе, несмотря на отсутствие каких-либо крупных катализаторов. Более высокие цены на сырье вызвали довольно сильные покупки акций горнодобывающих и энергетических компаний региона. В целом объем торгов был в основном слабым так как многие инвесторы находятся на Рождественских каникулах. Японский фондовый рынок закрылся в зеленой зоне. Акции Kawasaki Heavy Industries выросли в цене на 8%. J Front Retailing прибавил 6,2%. Рыночная стоимость Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings, Toho Zinc, Sumitomo Metal Mining, JX Holdings, Mitsubishi Materials, Mitsubishi Corp., Mitsui Mining, Tokuyama Corp., Impex Corp., Nisshin Steel Holdings, Marui Group и Yahoo Japan также выросла на 2 - 3,5%. В вот рыночная стоимость Canon снизилась на - 2,8%, а Bridgestone Corp. и Trend Micro примерно на -2%. На австралийском рынке горнорудные компании имели хорошие результаты. Рыночная стоимость BHP Billiton увеличилась на 0,8%, а Fortescue Metals и Rio Tinto - на 0,6%. Акции Cleanaway Waste, Seven West Media и Nine Entertainment подорожали более чем на 3%, а вот Qantas Airways, Greencross, Chorus, Skycity Entertainment и CSR снизили капитализацию на 2 - 2,5%. NIKKEI 22911.21 +18.52 +0.08% SHANGHAI 3275.40 -30.73 -0.93% HSI 29597.66 +19.65 +0.07% ASX 200 6069.90 +0.20 0% KOSPI 2436.67 +9.33 +0.38% NZ50 8376.43 -20.00 -0.24% Информационно-аналитический отдел TeleTrade Источник: FxTeam

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26 октября 2017, 06:14

Australia’s Qantas Airways warns of slower growth

Flag carrier lowers expectations on tougher competition and higher fuel costs

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26 октября 2017, 06:00

Qantas Airways’ Alan Joyce helps gay marriage take off

The airline chief executive is a leader in Australia’s fight

28 сентября 2017, 19:30

Сбой в системе регистрации нарушил работу аэропортов

Авиакомпаниям по всему миру пришлось задержать в этот четверг вылеты самолетов из-за сбоя в глобальной системе регистрации на авиарейсы. Произошло это в связи с неполадками в работе программы Amadeus Altea, которой пользуются многие авиаперевозчики.

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28 июня 2017, 10:09

The Breakdown: Fighting Anti-Feminist Trolls. Also: Ransomware Victimhood, and a Dramatic Citizen’s Arrest.

Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.

08 июня 2017, 19:39

So THAT'S What Those 'Ding' Sounds During Flights Are All About

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If you fly, you’re likely familiar with the ding sound made when the “fasten seat belt” sign turns off, signaling you’re free to move about the cabin. But discerning ears may have noticed the ding, or chime, occurs at other times during the flight, too: Sometimes it’s a single chime long before the seat belt sign turns off, and sometimes it’s a two-toned rhythm, with a high-pitched chime followed by a low one. Other times, the sound is more like a “boing.”  Of course, these noises aren’t random. Turns out they’re all part of a carrier’s secret code for its cabin crew. Take Qantas Airways, for example.  “On our Airbus aircraft you’ll hear the ‘boing’ sound shortly after take-off ― this sound lets crew know that the landing gear is being retracted. The second boing is usually when the seat belt sign is switched off,” the airline explained in a blog post last year.  Qantas uses a single chime to alert crew when a passenger is asking for assistance at their seat. A high-low chime combination is the sound of the crew calling each other on their in-flight phone system. Three low chimes in a row signals an urgent warning from the captain, like heavy turbulence ahead.  However, that’s just Qantas. There’s no hard-and-fast rule for these sounds because each airline customizes its sound system differently, Airbus spokeswoman Kara Evanko told HuffPost.  United Airlines, for example, sounds a single chime when a passenger calls for assistance and when the fasten seat belt sign turns on. A ding-dong sound means pilots and flight attendants are calling each other on the inflight call system, spokesman Jonathan Guerin told HuffPost. On other airlines, a chime might indicate the plane has reached 10,000 feet and it’s safe to use electronic devices, commercial pilot Patrick Smith told HuffPost. It could also mean the plane is landing soon and crew should start cleaning up the cabin. Other sounds usually come from the intercom system that cabin crew share with the cockpit. “Think of it as a language between the pilots and flight attendants,” Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Cindy Hermosillo told HuffPost. On Southwest planes, a single chime means the seat belt sign has been turned off. The airline also uses high chimes, low chimes and a high-low chime combination for communication in the cabin, but declined to specify what each sound means, citing security.  Likewise, an American Airlines spokesman said he couldn’t share information about the airline’s “internal mechanisms for communication between our flight attendants and pilots.” While the true meaning of these sounds may remain secret on some carriers, it’s always helpful to learn about life in the sky if you’re a nervous flier. Next time you hear a chime on a flight, you can rest assured it’s typical crew talk. type=type=RelatedArticlesblockTitle=Related... + articlesList=58f7dbd8e4b091e58f382505,58e7d466e4b05413bfe2bb2b,59393736e4b00610547fb96f,57acc99fe4b0718404104470 -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

05 июня 2017, 19:49

John McEnroe Offers No Mercy To Homophobic Tennis Star In Scathing Video

Margaret Court just got served by John McEnroe.  McEnroe, 58, took his fellow tennis legend to task over her blatant homophobia in a cheeky, strongly worded video posted to YouTube over the weekend. Court, who has won a record 24 Grand Slam single titles, argued last week that her sport is “full of lesbians,” and referenced Adolf Hitler in discussing transgender children. The 74-year-old also declared that she’d no longer fly Qantas Airways in her native Australia because the airline’s CEO has been an outspoken supporter of marriage equality.  In his clip, McEnroe joked that Court’s homophobia stemmed from her 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” loss to Bobby Riggs, who was then beat by Billie Jean King, who is openly gay. “Now I think I know where that hatred comes from,” he quipped, as seen in the video above.  “Margaret Court is telling us, ‘Tennis is full of lesbians,” McEnroe added. “The way I see it, there are three options regarding this statement. Number one ― this is true, and who gives a f**k? Number two ― this is not true, and who should give a f**k? And number three ― this is half true, and should we really give a f**k?” Shortly after Court made headlines with her homophobic remarks, King and tennis great Martina Navratilova (who is also gay) called for the Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne, Australia, to be renamed. But in his video, McEnroe offered up a different solution.  “Keep the name and when same-sex marriage becomes legal in Australia, I will personally call my good friend Elton John to host the biggest same-sex, mass wedding ceremony ever seen — in Margaret Court Arena,” he said. “Margaret, that’s just the kind of guy I am.” McEnroe’s final point, however, really punctuated his inclusive argument.  “Do you know how hard it is, still, to come out in 2017? Just think about that,” he said.  Find more ways to combat bigotry by subscribing to the Queer Voices newsletter.     -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

05 июня 2017, 09:32

Australia's Qantas launches own credit card to help grow loyalty division

The launch of Qantas Airways Ltd's first-ever credit card of its own will boost cross-selling opportunities as it targets up to a 73 percent rise in earnings from its frequent flyer division over the next five years, executives said on Monday. Qantas is also looking to the credit card to lessen a revenue dip expected this year as a result of the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to cut fees paid between banks on certain credit cards starting on July 1.

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30 мая 2017, 19:36

Qantas начнет летать без посадки между Австралией и Европой с 24 марта 2018 г.

Крупнейший авиаперевозчик Австралии Qantas Airways Ltd 24 марта 2018 года запустит первый беспосадочный перелет между Австралией и Европой.

11 мая 2017, 10:58

Man charged with smashing pie in Qantas CEO’s face

A man who said he smashed a lemon meringue pie into the face of Qantas Airways’ CEO to protest the airline’s support of same-sex marriage was charged on Thursday with assault.

10 мая 2017, 21:49

Man Smashes Pie In Airline CEO's Face For Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); The CEO of Australia’s Qantas Airways was rendered speechless Tuesday when he was struck with a pie in the face by a same-sex marriage opponent at a business breakfast.  Alan Joyce was about to start his speech at the West Business Leadership Matters event in Perth, Australia when a man walked onto the Hyatt Regency stage and smashed the pie directly in his face. Momentarily lost for words, Joyce quickly excused himself to get cleaned up, the BBC reports.  Police arrested the culprit, who was identified as Tony Overheu, and charged the 67-year-old with giving false details after the incident, which took place in front of about 500 people. Joyce, 50, told the BBC that he has “every intention” of pressing additional charges against Overheu, but did not specify what those would be.  A former farmer, Overheu told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) that he wanted to make a statement about marriage equality, which he opposes. Joyce, who is openly gay, has been an outspoken supporter of same-sex marriage, which is not currently recognized in Australia.  “Alan Joyce is a very active individual in this process [towards marriage equality] and in that context he was appropriate [to target],” Overheu told ABC. Calling himself a “law-abiding person” who has “never done that sort of thing,” he added, “When the community is grumpy, figures who are overstepping the line have got to anticipate there will be pushback in some shape or form.” Ironically, Overheu’s gesture was reminiscent of a 1977 incident in which singer Anita Bryant got a pie in the face at a Florida press conference. At the time, Bryant was the leader of a conservative Christian coalition called Save Our Children, and was being interviewed about her opposition to LGBTQ rights.  In an interview with Perth Now, Overheu said his wife and family were “outraged” at his behavior, and said he’d since apologized to Joyce and the Hyatt Regency for the move.  Joyce appeared to be in good spirits as he spoke to reporters following the incident, joking that he wasn’t able to determine what kind of pie had been used. “I didn’t have a chance to taste it. I think it was mostly on my glasses,” he said, as seen in the video above. “My issue is I need a good dry cleaner before I leave Perth.” (For the record, Overheu has said he used a lemon meringue pie.)  For the latest in LGBTQ news, check out the Queer Voices newsletter.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

10 мая 2017, 21:49

Man Smashes Pie In Airline CEO's Face For Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); The CEO of Australia’s Qantas Airways was rendered speechless Tuesday when he was struck with a pie in the face by a same-sex marriage opponent at a business breakfast.  Alan Joyce was about to start his speech at the West Business Leadership Matters event in Perth, Australia when a man walked onto the Hyatt Regency stage and smashed the pie directly in his face. Momentarily lost for words, Joyce quickly excused himself to get cleaned up, the BBC reports.  Police arrested the culprit, who was identified as Tony Overheu, and charged the 67-year-old with giving false details after the incident, which took place in front of about 500 people. Joyce, 50, told the BBC that he has “every intention” of pressing additional charges against Overheu, but did not specify what those would be.  A former farmer, Overheu told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) that he wanted to make a statement about marriage equality, which he opposes. Joyce, who is openly gay, has been an outspoken supporter of same-sex marriage, which is not currently recognized in Australia.  “Alan Joyce is a very active individual in this process [towards marriage equality] and in that context he was appropriate [to target],” Overheu told ABC. Calling himself a “law-abiding person” who has “never done that sort of thing,” he added, “When the community is grumpy, figures who are overstepping the line have got to anticipate there will be pushback in some shape or form.” Ironically, Overheu’s gesture was reminiscent of a 1977 incident in which singer Anita Bryant got a pie in the face at a Florida press conference. At the time, Bryant was the leader of a conservative Christian coalition called Save Our Children, and was being interviewed about her opposition to LGBTQ rights.  In an interview with Perth Now, Overheu said his wife and family were “outraged” at his behavior, and said he’d since apologized to Joyce and the Hyatt Regency for the move.  Joyce appeared to be in good spirits as he spoke to reporters following the incident, joking that he wasn’t able to determine what kind of pie had been used. “I didn’t have a chance to taste it. I think it was mostly on my glasses,” he said, as seen in the video above. “My issue is I need a good dry cleaner before I leave Perth.” (For the record, Overheu has said he used a lemon meringue pie.)  For the latest in LGBTQ news, check out the Queer Voices newsletter.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

10 мая 2017, 16:30

Qantas boss gets pie in face from gay marriage opponent

A man who squashed a lemon meringue pie into Qantas Airways chief executive Alan Joyce's face during a public address in Australia said Wednesday he was protesting Joyce's advocacy for same-sex marriage. Joyce,