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# qantas - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney

The Qantas flight took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney.

# qantas - Sunday 25 March, 2018

First direct Australia-Europe scheduled flight touches down in Heathrow after 17 hours

Qantas’ 14,498km journey from Perth to London is the world’s third-longest passenger flight.

# qantas - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Sorry, Michael O'Leary - you're a long way off being the best-paid Irish airline boss

Qantas’s Tallaght-raised chief Alan Joyce saw his pay package nearly double to €16.5m.

# qantas - Friday 25 August, 2017

Australian airline Qantas is planning to launch the world's longest non-stop flights

Irish-born Alan Joyce said the bid to operate a 20-hour, non-stop service is the ‘last frontier of global aviation’.

# qantas - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Qantas Irish boss gets hit in the face with pie during interview

A man was taken into custody over the incident, but no charges have yet been made.

# qantas - Monday 23 September, 2013

Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers

Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.

# qantas - Friday 5 July, 2013

Man tries to break into cockpit on flight from Australia

Police say passenger was abusive on Qantas flight yesterday.

# qantas - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Princess Bride 'prepare to die' tshirt causes problems on flight Inigo Montoya This post contains videos

Princess Bride 'prepare to die' tshirt causes problems on flight

My name is Inigo Montoya, you ruined my flight, prepare to die.

# qantas - Friday 4 November, 2011

Qantas flight makes emergency landing after engine trouble

One of the A380′s four engines shut down during the flight from Singapore to London, forcing it to land in Dubai.

# qantas - Monday 31 October, 2011

Qantas resumes flights as strike ends

Australia’s flag carrier has resumed flights following a court ruling which will see the airline and trade unions return to the negotiating table for the next 21 days.

# qantas - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Australian court orders an end to the Qantas dispute

Qantas planes should be back in the skies by tomorrow after a Labour tribunal ruled that the decision to ground the entire fleet must be reversed.

Australian government intervenes in Qantas flight chaos

Tens of thousands of passengers have been left stranded after the airline grounded flights in a dispute with staff.

# qantas - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Strike action grounds entire Qantas fleet

Industrial action has prompted the airline to cancel all of its flights. Employees will be locked out from Monday. The dispute centres on pay and conditions.

# qantas - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found Ugh

Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found

The animals were discovered in a cupboard on the Boeing 767 minutes before it was due to take off in Australia.

# qantas - Saturday 27 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: the big chill; pushing for a bailout deal; and the Limerick community which helped a mother keep her home by collecting €22k.

# qantas - Friday 12 November, 2010

Rolls-Royce finds cause of Qantas engine failure

Engine manufacturer says one part, confined to its Trent 900 engines, caused the mid-air engine explosion on last week’s Qantas flight.

# qantas - Monday 8 November, 2010

Qantas A380 planes still grounded

Airline’s CEO says leaks have been found in engines of three grounded planes, and Qantas will lease aircraft to meet its schedule.

# qantas - Saturday 6 November, 2010

Qantas pilot, crew on both engine failure flights

Airline grounded all Airbus A380 jets after Thursday’s crash. The same pilot and crew who were on board were also on Friday’s flight, which was forced to land after flames poured from engine.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: dangerous driving conditions ahead as storm hits our shores; two injured in Dublin shooting; this week’s Qantas disaster has knocked £1bn from value of engine-maker Rolls-Royce.