Qantas to test 'ultra long-haul' Sydney to NY, London flights
Qantas last year introduced the first direct service from the western Australian city of Perth to London, with the 17-hour journey one of the longest passenger flights in the world.
"This is ultimately a business decision and the economics have to stack up," he said.
The airline was hit by an Aus$614 million fuel bill increase and Aus$154 million in foreign exchange impacts.
In the 12 months to June 30, underlying profit before tax—the airline's preferred measure that strips out one-off costs—was down 17 percent at Aus$1.3 billion.
Joyce said the outlook for the airline was "mixed," with weakness in the domestic tourism market and flat corporate travel demand.Read more: ABS-CBN News Channel
PDEA execs, personnel undergo surprise drug testMANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) conducted on Friday a surprise and mandatory drug test on its 664 officers and personnel, who all tested negative of illegal drug
(ADVISORY) Cancelled flights due to bad weather (August 23, 2019)(ADVISORY) Cancelled flights due to bad weather (August 23, 2019)
LIST: Canceled domestic flights on August 23 due to bad weatherSeveral domestic flights were canceled Friday due to repealing inclement weather in parts of Luzon, airport authorities announced.
Cathay flight attendant says fired over Facebook posts on HK protests
DPWH to resume road works in Metro Manila this long weekendRoad repair works will resume in some major thoroughfares in the metropolis over the long weekend, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced Friday.
Cebu City Vet’s Office testing 3 dead pigs in Lusaran hog farms for ASFCEBU CITY, Philippines — The three pigs that died this month in different hog farms in Lusaran, a mountain barangay in Cebu City, have been sent to the City Veterinarian’s Office for African Swine