Most Asian markets lost ground on Friday as traders await the U.S. nonfarm payrolls data later and after commodity-price drops overnight.
Qantas has flicked the switch on its domestic inflight Wi-Fi offering.
Both Airbus and Boeing now offer aircraft that appear capable of flying non-stop commercial flights from Sydney to London - the "Holy Grail" for Australian carrier Qantas Airways Ltd.
Alan Joyce, Qantas Airways CEO, talks about the company's recovery strategy as it becomes the first carrier to connect every continent with Australia non-stop, invests in infrastructure, and leads the world as the safest airlines.
Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, talks about the importance of taking strategic risks and the impact of protectionism on the business.
Asia markets traded lower on Thursday after a mixed close in the U.S. as Fed minutes hinted that a rate hike is coming 'fairly soon.'
Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways on Thursday announced better-than-expected 1H results, sending share prices rallying to a 10-month high.
Peter Harbison of CAPA - Centre for Aviation weighs in on the results from Qantas and the AirAsia Group.
However, international airlines are facing headwinds on the capacity front, says Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas.
George Boubouras, CIO of Contango Asset Management, says the Australian airlines put forward a good set of results.
Qantas Airways, Australia's biggest airline, on Thursday posted a 7.5 percent fall in first-half underlying profit.
Chinese shares were in the red after returning from a week-long holiday as China's central bank surprised markets by raising its short-term lending rates.
Vietnam Airlines stock surges as investors tap into strong air travel growth in the Southeast Asian nation.
Peter Harbison at CAPA - Centre for Aviation says that the latest route from Qantas makes for good marketing for the airline.
Qantas has had a difficult time with growing revenues and margins, says George Boubouras, CIO at Contango AM.
A growing list of airlines and vacation spots are courting visitors with virtual experiences that offer options that nearly rival the real thing.
Australia should spend use the money it planned to spend on a marriage equality poll on more useful public services, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said.
Qantas Airlines CEO Alan Joyce says the firm has hedging strategies in place to take advantage of lower oil prices and to smooth out volatility.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 users shouldn't turn on or charge their smartphones during flights due the phone's fire-prone batteries, the FAA says.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says the Australian airlines managed to capture the lower fuel prices by hedging effectively while a lot of its peers did not.