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The flag carrier and its subsidiary will operate 30 return flights per week across the Tasman on five routes, a major boost from the two previously running, according to the companies.


Qantas has announced it will soon require all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including frontline and corporate staff.


Qantas has unveiled new downloadable products to recreate the “sights and sounds” of a Qantas flight, in its latest attempt to bring the flying experience to grounded customers.


Speaking exclusively with Australian Aviation, a Qantas spokesperson confirmed that all 2,500 staff members that were stood down today would be eligible for relief payments, either under the government’s lockdown disaster payment scheme, or through the newly-introduced aviation support payments.


The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has won a historic court battle against Qantas over the dismissal of more than 2,000 ground handlers whose roles were outsourced.


The carrier is now hoping to use proceeds of the sale to pay down part of its net debt of $6 billion, and invest in new aircraft.

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