Posts by Emma Kelly

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Qantas CEO Discusses Project Sunrise, Pandemic Plans

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce is confident that the airline is in a good position to survive the pandemic. He also believes demand will soar for the airline’s Project Sunrise ultra-long-haul flights when they launch at an as-of-yet undetermined date. Since… Read more

Qatar Airways CEO Calls For Uniformity in COVID Response

The lack of uniformity when it comes to border restrictions and quarantine requirements is the biggest challenge currently facing Qatar Airways in its operations, according to the airline’s chief executive Akbar Al Baker. Qatar Airways is currently flying some 700… Read more

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Qantas Rejects Airbus and Boeing Project Sunrise Proposals

Qantas revealed its decision regarding Airbus and Boeing’s offers during an investor presentation that followed the second of three Project Sunrise research flights. Qantas has rejected Airbus and Boeing’s “best and final offers” for the airline’s Project Sunrise, which is looking… Read more

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Sydney Airport Tests CT Scanners to Speed Up Security Screening

After Smiths Detection’s CT scanner reduced security screening time by 50% at Melbourne Airport, Sydney Airport is testing the technology for both carry-on and checked luggage. Sydney Airport is testing a computed tomography (CT)-based automatic explosives detection system (EDS) by Smiths… Read more