Qantas is the world’s second oldest airline. Founded in the Queensland outback in 1920, it is Australia’s largest domestic and international airline and is recognised as one of the world’s leading long distance carriers, having pioneered services from Australia to North America and Europe. Last financial year Qantas carried more than 41 million passengers across a network spanning 182 destinations in 42 countries in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Qantas took delivery of six Airbus A380 between September 2008 and January 2010 and will have a 20-strong A380 fleet by 2015. The Qantas A380 operates daily services between Sydney and Los Angeles, as well as