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The national airline of Australia, founded in 1920.
Etymology: Acronym for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services
Qantas Airways Limited ( KWON-təs) is the flag carrier of Australia and the country's largest airline by fleet size, international flights, and international destinations. It is the world's third-oldest airline still in operation, having been founded in November 1920; it began international passenger flights in May 1935. Qantas is an acronym of the airline's original name, Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, as it originally served Queensland and the Northern Territory, and is popularly nicknamed "The Flying Kangaroo". Qantas is a founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance.The airline is based in the Sydney suburb of Mascot, adjacent to its main hub at Sydney Airport. As of March 2014, Qantas had a 65 per cent share of the Australian domestic market and carried 14.9 per cent of all passengers travelling into and out of Australia. Various subsidiary airlines operate to regional centres and on some trunk routes within Australia under the QantasLink banner. Qantas also owns Jetstar, a low-cost airline that operates both international services from Australia and domestic services within Australia and New Zealand; and holds stakes in a number of other Jetstar-branded airlines.
Qantas is the flag carrier of Australia. The name was originally "QANTAS", an acronym for "Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services". Nicknamed "The Flying Kangaroo", the airline is based in Sydney, New South Wales, with its main hub at Sydney Airport. It is Australia's largest airline, the oldest continuously operated airline in the world and the second oldest in the world overall. Qantas headquarters are located in the Qantas Centre in the Mascot suburb of the City of Botany Bay. Qantas carries a 65% share of the Australian domestic market and carries 18.7% of all passengers travelling in and out of Australia.
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The numerical value of Qantas in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Qantas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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If you get the best talent, the best people, the best jobs you're going to perform better, i think one of the reasons Qantas (QAN.AX) turned it around so dramatically is that we've embraced diversity.
It did have that feel of, you know when you go over the top of a rollercoaster and you just get a little bit of a feeling, and the plane did bank to port, to the left-hand side, a little bit, but it steadied up after about 10 seconds, and I have to say that what the most reassuring part of the situation was that the Qantas pilot came on immediately and said we'd gone in to the back of the turbulence of the Sydney plane.
I don't know if in 2022 there's going to be another class, but if there is, Qantas is likely to be the airline that creates it.
AIPA is supportive of the commercial benefits that may flow to Qantas in being able to operate these long premium routes with minimal competition, we want to make sure the safety and fatigue management issues are adequately addressed in the process of enabling these flights.
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This record result reflects a stronger, leaner, more agile Qantas.
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