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  • 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
  • Qantas lounges go Apple

    Tough luck if you're a Windows 7 fan. The nation's largest airline Qantas yesterday announced it would go Apple-only in its frequent flyer lounges around Australia, giving travellers access to "the latest generation Macs" in a national rollout.

    Written by Renai LeMay27 Oct. 10 15:27
  • Qantas looks to cloudy skies

    Chris Seller is Qantas' chief IT architect and head of Operations for its Corporate Services and Technology division. The executive is a veteran of the airline, having held senior IT roles within its ranks for over a decade, including as the head of IT for its Jetstar subsidiary. Seller took some time out recently to speak about Qantas' cloud computing strategy and the issue in general.

    Written by Renai LeMay26 Oct. 10 12:00
  • Qantas adopts RFID for domestic baggage checks

    Australian airline, Qantas (ASX:QAN) has penned a four-year deal with Unisys to provide a Baggage Reconciliation System (BRS) for its Australian domestic flights, to begin on 10 November.

    Written by Chloe Herrick25 Oct. 10 11:41
  • Qantas tech chief becomes Jetstar CEO

    The executive who has described himself as Qantas' "quasi-chief information officer" has been promoted out of his role to head up the Australia and New Zealand operations of the airline's JetStar subsidiary.

    Written by Renai LeMay06 Aug. 10 11:50
  • Department of Health and Ageing seeks e-health CIO

    Movement continues within the CIO ranks as two more organisations advertise for chief information offices, including the federal Department of Health and Aging. The department is this week advertising for a Chief Information and Knowledge Officer to develop “a portfolio-wide framework for capturing, documenting and using information and knowledge”.

    Written by Georgina Swan02 July 10 09:04
  • CIO leaves NSW Education to join Qantas

    Outgoing NSW Department of Education and Training chief information officer, Stephen Wilson, will join the airline as its head of technology, reporting to executive manager of corporate services and technology, David Hall.

    Written by Renai LeMay01 July 10 14:59
  • ASX dives on Dubai fears

    Stocks dumped as nervous investors weigh up what Dubai's request to delay debt repayment means for markets

    Written by Davy Adams27 Nov. 09 17:24