Monday, 19 February 2024 22:51

Journey Beyond Manhattan, NYC

New York City has long held a special place in the hearts of Kiwis, drawing them time and time again to its dazzling city lights, iconic landmarks, and world-class culture and dining scene.

Published in Places
Monday, 04 March 2024 02:26

New role for Butler at QF

Aloma Butler has been promoted into a new role of sales operations manager at Qantas. She will lead the carrier’s sales support and group sales team in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. The role is responsible for optimising efficiency and effectiveness in the operation and working with various stakeholders to implement process improvements as required.

Published in People
Friday, 15 March 2024 23:23

NT busting tourism myths

Shoulder and wet seasons are a great time for clients to visit the Northern Territory and the destination is not just about visiting once to see ‘bucket list’ attractions.

Published in Australia
Thursday, 24 August 2023 22:43

QF: On the treadmill for a cause

Life in the travel industry can sometimes feel like a bit of a treadmill at the moment – but for those taking part in the Rebel Sport 24-Hour Challenge for Cure Kids last night going nowhere fast was all for a good cause.

Team Qantas included a number of the airline’s employees and travel agency partners, including Flight Centre, helloworld, House of Travel, First Travel Group, Global Travel Network and Corporate Travel Management.

The treadmill and bike relay challenge was held at Eden Park. When the Memo visited late yesterday afternoon, over $7,000 had been raised with more donations coming in. Donations can be made HERE.



Published in Paparazzo
Wednesday, 19 July 2023 23:34

Hangar 96 and more on QF famil

Qantas recently took nine agents from New Zealand to its headquarters in Sydney to the Best of North America Day.

The airline hosted a total of around 200 agents from across Australia and New Zealand on a day where they were fully immersed in all things Qantas and North America.

Published in Industry News

Qantas trade partners are set to benefit from an extension to the airline’s lower pricing initiative when booking fares through Qantas’ next-generation distribution platform.

Published in Airlines
Saturday, 15 April 2023 01:16

QF's new regional manager NZ

Qantas has named Alexandra O’Connor as its new regional manager for New Zealand and Pacific Islands, based in Auckland.

O’Connor will steer the commercial, financial and operational performance for Qantas in its markets across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, including Fiji, Tonga and Samoa. 

Published in Airlines
Friday, 24 February 2023 19:35

Wallace to QF

Ex Air New Zealander Cam Wallace will join Qantas as CEO of Qantas International and Freight from 1 July 2023. This will include growing Qantas International’s capacity to 100% of pre-Covid levels and beyond, as well as guiding preparations for Project Sunrise through to the first flight in late 2025.

The announcement was made yesterday as part of changes to the carrier’s group management committee.

Published in Airlines
Friday, 26 August 2022 00:03

QF to fly to New York via AKL

Qantas will recommence flights to New York with a new service from Australia via Auckland from 14 June next year (subject to regulatory approval).

Published in Airlines
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 07:39

More about QF's Project Sunrise

Qantas has confirmed an order for 12 Airbus A350-1000s to enable non-stop flights to Australia from any other city including New York and London from late 2025.

These direct flights that will cut up to four hours off total travel time compared with one-stop options today.

Published in Airlines
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