The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says corroded turbine blades caused by chemical residue that was not removed after cleaning led to an engine failure on a Qantas Airbus A380 flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne.
Qantas has expanded codeshare options for its passengers travelling to Europe through a new agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
“The best wins” says Alan Joyce of the choice for the first Qantas pilot academy site.
The Qantas Boeing 747-400/400ER fleet is down to single digits after the retirement of VH-OJT, which operated its last revenue service on September 22 2018.
Qantas has announced Wellcamp Airport in Toowoomba as the first of two sites for its pilot training academy.