Qantas Airways (QAN)

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QAN

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Australian Securities Exchange

Qantas Airways Limited (QAN) is an airline company engaged in the operation of both domestic and international air transportation services. QAN also provides time definite freight services, sells domestic and international holiday tours and other related services like catering, flight training, ground and passenger handling, maintenance and engineering. QAN was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange on the 31st of July 1995. Its average annual revenue reaches approximately $15 billion out of its issued capital of approximately $3 billion. Its headquarters is located in New South Wales, Australia and to date; around 38,000 people are employed in the company. Qantas operates through its four business divisions: Qantas Holidays, Qantas, Qantas Flight and Jetstar.

Qantas sells domestic and international holiday tours through the Qantas Holiday Tours and Viva Holidays. This division has been operating for more than 30 years now and meshes to 100 general sales agents based in Australia, the UK, Asia and it has a 75% interest in the Holiday Tours and Travel based in Singapore.

The Qantas division is in charge of the operation of 213 aircraft fleets that include Boeing 747s, 737s, 717s and 767s; A320s and Airbus A330s; Bombardier Q400s and Dash 8s and the British Aerospace 146s. This division also provides airline-global network facilities with business, first and economy class, inflight meals, frequent flyer program and airport lounges.

Qantas Flight along with the Snap Fresh and Caterair belongs to the wholly owned subsidiaries of QAN. This division operates the catering centres in Australia, supplies meals to 30 external customers and the Group airlines of Qantas Airways.

With the ultimate goal to deliver low-cost flight services, Jetstar was founded by Qantas Airways Limited and began its operation in Australia in 2004. To achieve the division’s ultimate goal, Jetstar focuses on the efficient utilisation of the aircraft and turnaround times. It also concentrates on the online sales of flights.

Qantas Airways Limited Company History

Because of the desire to provide a connection with Darwin in northern territory of Australia and railheads located in Queensland Australia, the company was founded and it was formerly known as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Service. It is an airline company and is the second oldest airline in the world.

Between Australia, Charleville and Cloncurry is where Qantas started picking and carrying mail and it took a while for the company to expand to many different routes in 1922. Because of the Second World War, the expansion became rapid. In 1935, Qantas began and had the first international flight.

The name Qantas was formed when the Queensland and the Northern Territory Aerial Services changed its name to Qantas back in 1967. The company moved the main office to Sydney, Australia back in 1938. In 1993, Qantas became the main air operative in Australia for purchasing Australian Airlines. Subsequently, British Airways bought 25% split of the Australian government as the start towards privatization. This Privatization ended in 1995 and Qantas share was given to the Australian stock exchange.

Continuing with the expansion, in 2004, Qantas broadcasted that they would put in in a new airline located at Singapore, Asia and they would take 49.9% share from the new airline. After a few months, Qantas opened a low cost airline named Jetstar.

Qantas Airways (QAN) Products and Services

Products and Services:

  • International and Domestic passenger transportation
  • Freight transport, cargo, mail, express services
  • Airport Terminal operations
  • Travel tours and travel: package holidays, cruises, travel insurance, booking and ticketing and accommodation.
  • Aircraft charters and leases
  • Qantas club memberships
  • Frequent flyer memberships

Qantas Airways Limited Competitors

  • Air New Zealand Limited
  • Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • DHL International Limited
  • FedEx Corporation
  • Northwest Airlines Corporation
  • Lufthansa
  • South African Airways
  • Singapore Airlines Limited
  • Thai Airways International Public Company Ltd.
  • UAL Corporation
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways

Qantas Airways (QAN) Locations and Subsidiaries

Qantas Airways Limited Headquarters
Qantas Centre Building
A Level 9 203 Coward St
Mascot NSW 2020
Phone: (02) 9691 3636
Fax: (02) 9691 3339

Qantas Airways Limited Subsidiaries

Australian Wetleasing Operations Pty Limited
Densip Pty. Limited
QH Tours Ltd
Qantas Flight Catering Limited
QF A332 leasing 5 pty Limited
QF A388 Leasing 1 Pty Limited
Asia Pacific Distribution Limited
Densale Pty Limited
Qanfad Pty Limited
Jetstar Airways Pty Limited
QF 738 Leasing 6 Pty Limited
Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd - t/a Sunstate Airlines
Australian Airlines Express Courier Pty Limited
Densound Pty. Limited
oneworld handling services pty Limited
Denmell Pty. Limited
Denrac Pty. Limited
Nostam Pty Limited
Impulse Communications Pty Limited
QDS Richmond Pty Ltd
QF A332 leasing 1 pty Limited
ARANS Superannuation Pty Limtied
738 Leasing 2 Pty Limited
Denshore Pty Limited
Denpet Pty. Limited
Qantair Ltd
QF Dash 8 Leasing Pty Limited
Southern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd
738 Leasing 1 Pty Limited
First Brisbane Airport Proprietary Limited
Engine No 9 Pty Ltd
Impulse Airlines Holdings Pty Ltd
Express Ground Handling Pty Limited
QF A333 leasing 4 Pty Limited
QF 744 Leasing 3 Pty Limited
QF 744 Leasing 4 Pty Limited
QF 744 Leasing 6 Pty Limited
Thai Air Cargo Holdings Pty Limited
QF 738 Leasing 5 Pty Limited
QF A332 leasing 2 pty Limited
QF A332 leasing 6 pty Limited
QF A332 leasing 4 pty Limited
TAA Superannuation Pty Ltd
Star Handling Services Pty Limited
QF 744 Leasing 1 Pty Limited
Snap Fresh Pty Limited
QF 744 Leasing 2 Pty Limited
AAFE Superannuation Pty Limited
QF A333 leasing 1 Pty Limited
Second Brisbane Airport Proprietary Limited
QF A333 leasing 3 Pty Limited
QH Cruises Pty Limited
Waruda Holding pty Limited
Qantas Supperannuation Limited
Qantas Defence Services Pty Ltd
Qantas Viva! Holidays Limited
QF A332 leasing 3 pty Limited
TAA Aviation Pty Ltd
Denold Pty. Limited
Eastern Australian Airlines Pty Limited
AAL Aviation Limited
ACN 009 864 546 Pty Limited
Airlink Pty Limited
QF A333 leasing 2 Pty Limited
Qantas Information Technology Limited
QF 744 Leasing 5 Pty Limited
Air Queensland Pty Ltd
Denpen Pty. Limited
Denseed Pty Limited
Airconnex Pty Limited
ACN 000 199 468 Pty Limited
Impulse Airlines Australia Pty Ltd
Australian Airlines Limited
Jetstar Asia Holdings Pty Limited
Denmint Pty. Limited
Qantas Flight Catering Holdings Limited
Australian Regional Airlines Pty Ltd
Denpost Pty. Limited
Qantas Holidays Limited - t/a Qantas Holidays
QF A388 Leasing 2 pty Limited
Qantas Airline Systems & Research Limited
Australian Regional Airlines (QLD) Pty Ltd
Airport Infrastructure Finance Pty. Limited
Caterair Airport Services (Sydney) Pty Ltd
Cairns Wholesale Bakery and Patisserie Pty Limited
Denmost Pty Limited
Mitokal Pty. limited

Other Qantas Airways Limited Details

Qantas Airways Limited Year Established: 1920
ACN: 009 661 901
D-U-N-S: 750512642
ABN: 16009661901
Previous Company Names: Qantas Empire Airways Limited

Qantas Airways (QAN) Share Price

Submitted by Share Trading on 13 June, 2008 - 19:30

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