Qantas Airways

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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. (...)

Tiernan Brady, Australians for Equality’s national director, is from Bundoran in Co Donegal.

At the Gaelic Club in Sydney’s Surry Hills on Wednesday night, more than two dozen Irish people hunkered over paint pots, rainbow-coloured paper, and (...)

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says airlines go through phases. Photograph: Getty Images

Dubliner Alan Joyce, who is steering Qantas Airways through a successful three-year transformation, has one word of advice for other airlines - adapt.(...)

Qantas Airways chief executive Alan Joyce. The airline announced its first dividend since 2009 and paid bonuses to 25,000 workers. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

Qantas Airways announced its first dividend since 2009 and handed bonuses to 25,000 workers as chief executive Alan Joyce’s turnaround program deliver(...)

Heavily-armed Papua New Guinea police form a roadblock preventing students from leaving the University of Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby on Tuesday. Photograph: PNGFM News/Reuters

Dozens of people were wounded in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday after police opened fire on a student demonstration in the capital and riots erupted a(...)

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