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  • Qantas email scam plays on human vulnerabilities: IDC

    A Qantas email scam, which contains malware, shows that humans are still the “most vulnerable vector” for cyber criminals to target, according to a security analyst.

    Written by Hamish Barwick11 Dec. 12 13:54
  • Q&A: CFO of Qantas, Gareth Evans

    CFO World speaks with CFO Gareth Evans about his career path, challenges in his role and the industry.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett12 Nov. 12 16:46
  • Q&A: Qantas CIO, Paul Jones

    While Paul Jones has been CIO of Qantas for less than a year, he has spearheaded a number of IT projects at the airline including a freight enterprise resource planning (ERP) replacement.

    Written by Hamish Barwick14 Dec. 11 13:21
  • Qantas to compensate “all reasonable losses”

    Under pressure from the ACCC, Qantas (ASX:QAN) has agreed it should compensate “all reasonable” customer losses incurred from the recent fleet grounding

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling02 Nov. 11 18:08
  • Jetstar, Virgin nix Wi-Fi rollout on Australian flights for now

    Jetstar and Virgin say that the rollout of Wi-Fi internet on board flights in Australia won't take place until third party providers begin installing terrestrial Wi-Fi base stations to provide internet connectivity.

    Written by Hamish Barwick07 Sept. 11 16:26
  • Qantas learns from social media 'hammering'

    Qantas has publicly admitted that it did not use Twitter or Facebook effectively to communicate to passengers and Singaporean residents affected by the QF32 flight incident last year, when an Airbus A380 was forced to make an emergency landing in Singapore after an engine exploded in mid-air.

    Written by Hamish Barwick25 Aug. 11 10:20
  • Qantas expects up to $550m pre-tax profit for FY11

    Qantas (ASX:QAN) is projecting healthy growth in underlying pre-tax profit for FY11, despite an impact of $206m from natural disasters and continuing losses at Qantas International

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling22 June 11 17:02
  • Qantas cuts capex, aircraft orders

    Qantas (ASX:QAN) has reduced its planned capex and spending on aircraft capacity for the remainder of the year and FY12 due to slowing growth in domestic demand

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling15 June 11 17:31
  • Qantas gets tentative nod for NA partnership

    Qantas (ASX:QAN) has been cleared to support services to North America established under its partnership with American Airlines while ACCC weighs giving final approval to the deal

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling09 June 11 17:37
  • Qantas flies with Akamai for website performance

    Today’s airlines live and die by their online systems. Their websites must combine performance and availability with functionality and efficiency — and the customer experience is everything, especially when competitors are only a click away. And when you’re the world’s longest continuously operating airline — Qantas — your customers can be anywhere.

    Written by Georgina Swan06 June 11 09:41
  • Qantas raises fuel surcharges again

    Qantas (ASX:QAN) will increase the fuel surcharges on its tickets by up to $100, and start charging surcharges for domestic flights, but says it will still be bearing the brunt of rising oil costs

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling19 April 11 17:53
  • Former Mars chocolate IT leader appointed Qantas CIO

    Qantas has appointed Paul Jones as its new group chief information officer, after a position at Mars where he was the IT head for its global chocolate division.

    Written by Rodney Gedda24 Feb. 11 11:20