Qantas welcomes first Boeing 787-9

Qantas Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNA lands at Sydney Airport. (James Morgan/Qantas)

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says touchdown of the airline's first Boeing 787-9 represents something of a rebirth of the 97-year-old Australian flag carrier. The aircraft, VH-ZNA Great Southern Land, landed at 0700 local time on Friday morning, after its 10-hour delivery flight QF7879 from Honolulu, … [Read more...]

Qantas has got its mojo back – Joyce

Qantas Group chief executive Alan Joyce says he feels very proud to have witnessed and overseen the delivery of his airline's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. "I’m very proud," Joyce told Australian Aviation in a brief interview onboard the newly-accepted 787-9, named Great Southern Land, at the Future of … [Read more...]