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End of an era as Qantas retires the 737 classic | Australian Aviation Magazine

Qantas has operated its last 737-400 revenue flight, marking the end of scheduled Boeing 737-300/-400 ‘classic’ passenger services in Australia. Qantas 737-476 VH-TJS Jabiru operated the final service, QF819 from Canberra to Melbourne, on Sunday afternoon, the 48 minute flight departing at 17:23 and touching down 48 minutes later at 18:11. An Airservices ARFF monitor …

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Australia PM spurns Qantas plea for help as carrier cut to junk status – Yahoo Finance

SYDNEY, Dec 6 Reuters – Australia’s prime minister TonyAbbott spurned a plea for help from Qantas Airways Ltd on Friday, saying subsidising the embattled airline would be “a bottomless pit” as its credit rating was relegated to junk status.The downgrade by Standard & Poor’s followed a shock loss warning from the carrier on Thursday that …

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Qantas Profit Up As International Losses Shrink – Airwise News

Australia’s Qantas Airways doubled its underlying annual profit as shrinking losses on its international arm offset tougher competition on its lucrative domestic routes. Qantas, which formed an alliance with Emirates this year in an effort to trim losses on international routes, has been trying to keep its domestic yields up as investment in the once-booming …

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