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Qantas picks Airbus as preferred supplier for domestic fleet
... very aggressive in order to maintain their relationship with us when other competitions come up, and that is a big one with the 787 s. Joyce said that the flexibility to combine the Qantas narrowbody order with one already placed by the low-cost arm Jetstar for more than 100 A 320 neos was a key attraction of the Airbus deal. The world's third-oldest airline has been the scene of epic battles in the global plane duopoly, including a hotly contested face-off between the 787 and A 350 in 2005, which ...
Updated: 12/16/2021
Qantas switches from Boeing to Airbus for domestic fleet
... disappointed but looked forward to continuing its longstanding partnership with Qantas , while Airbus said it was honored by its selection. Joyce said that the flexibility to combine the Qantas narrowbody order with one already placed by low-cost arm Jetstar for more than 100 A 320 neo family planes was a key attraction of the Airbus deal. Qantas plans to order Pratt Whitney engines for the new Airbus A 320 neo family planes, having selected rival CFM International engines from GE and Safran for ...
Updated: 12/16/2021
Qantas names Airbus as preferred supplier
... ban. Joyce said in October that Qantas was to order more than 100 narrowbody and regional planes, with a preferred supplier to be chosen in December. The carrier said the smaller than expected number of firm commitments is due to the low-cost arm Jetstar already having an order for more than 100 Airbus A 320 neo family planes that could be combined with the new deal. Qantas is looking at widebodies capable of the world's longest commercial flights from Sydney to London.
Updated: 12/15/2021
Australian airlines prepare for price war as new challengers enter market
... Tigerair's market share. Rex Deputy Chairman John Sharp said his airline would add more planes and expand to more big cities, while Bonza Chief Executive Tim Jordan said he believed there would be a profitable niche as an independent budget carrier, given Jetstar is owned by Qantas . It is not about stealing share from anyone.
Updated: 12/08/2021
Qantas says it expects 115% of domestic capacity by April
... alone, we have seen a surge in 24 hours. Queensland brought forward the opening of its domestic borders to Dec 13, from a previous estimate of Dec 17. The premium Qantas brand should reach 115 per cent of pre-COVID domestic capacity by April, while Jetstar 's low-cost offshoot should reach 120 per cent of pre-COVID domestic capacity, Joyce said. He said the airline would decide on a preferred supplier by the end of the year for more than 100 planes to replace its ageing domestic fleet by the end ...
Updated: 12/07/2021
Qantas says it expects 115% of pre-COVID domestic capacity by April
... the huge demand is coming from domestically when borders are open. In the Queensland market, we have seen a surge in 24 hours. Queensland brought forward the opening of its domestic borders to Dec. 13, from a previous estimate of Dec. 17. By April, Jetstar should reach 120% of pre-COVID domestic capacity, while the premium Qantas brand should reach 115%, Joyce said. He said the airline was on track to decide on a preferred supplier for more than 100 planes to replace its old domestic fleet by the ...
Updated: 12/07/2021
Qantas to order more than 100 new planes next year
... flights could start in 2024 or 2025, he added. Qantas also has an existing order for 109 A 320 Neo family jets https: www.reuters.com com article us-france - airshow-qantas - idUSKCN 1 TK 06 Q, which it said will primarily be used to replace budget arm Jetstar 's A 320 aircraft. The second plane from that order is expected to be received in the first half of 2022, with the remainder to be delivered before the end of the decade, it said in a statement.
Updated: 10/04/2021
Qantas to order more than 100 new planes next year
... Ultra-long haul flights could start in 2024 or 2025, he added. Qantas also has an existing order for 109 A 320 neo family jets https: www.reuters.com US-France - airshow-qantas - idUSKCN 1 TK 06 Q, which it said would mainly be used to replace budget arm Jetstar 's fleet of A320 aircraft. The second plane from that order is to be received in the first half of 2022, with the remainder to be delivered by the end of the decade, it said in a statement.
Updated: 10/04/2021
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