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Alan Joyce, Qantas chief executive, said the flights would provide invaluable research data.

Qantas Airways will begin testing the longest direct flights in the world next Friday, as the Australian airline aims to stretch the boundaries of tec(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe:  Budget 2020 will be geared around trouble brewing ahead of the October 31st Brexit deadline. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Monday Indicators: Irish industrial production (Aug); UK Halifax house price index (Sep); German factory orders (Aug). Meetings: NG Retail Summit (...)

An RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, similar to the drone shot down over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile overnight on Wednesday. Photograph:AFP/Getty Images

Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after t(...)

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP

Qantas Airways chief executive Alan Joyce committed to stay on for at least three more years, extending his tenure to the planned start of groundbreak(...)

Alan Joyce, Qantas CEO: ’We’re now comfortable that we think we have vehicles that could do it’ Photograph:  Jason Reed/Reuters

London to Sydney – without a stop, in 20 hours. Travellers may soon – or by 2022 – be able to travel from cities such as London to Sydney direct. Air(...)

The IATA cut its profit target for the global aviation market this year. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) cut its profit target for the global aviation market this year, predicting lower returns than six m(...)

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-900  takings off. Photograph: Reuters

Singapore Airlines said it would launch the world’s longest commercial flight in October, a near-19 hour non-stop journey from Singapore to the New Yo(...)

The long haul  was made by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner called Emily,  decorated with indigenous livery based on the artwork ‘Yam Dreaming’ by Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Photograph: Brent Winstone/EPA

Qantas Airways made a giant leap forward in long-haul travel with an inaugural non-stop flight between Australia and Britain in less than 24(...)

Influential: Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Irishman Alan Joyce does not shy away from a fight when standing up for his beliefs. In March, the Qantas Airways chief executive’s advocacy of same-s(...)

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce has seen his pay packet almost double in the latest financial year. Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce’s compensation almost doubled in the latest financial year after he helped revive the faltering Australian carrier. (...)

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