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Qantas ordered to halt dispute after fleet grounded

An Australian labour tribunal has ordered Qantas Airways and its unions to immediately terminate all industrial action.

Qantas Airways grounds all of its planes worldwide

Australian flag carrier Qantas has taken the drastic step of grounding all its domestic and international aircraft as part of an industrial dispute.

Qantas makes first move to take Rolls-Royce to court

Qantas stepped up pressure on Thursday on engine-maker Rolls-Royce to settle damages related to an engine failure on one of its Airbus A380 aircraft.

Qantas: Forty A380 engines need to be replaced

Up to half of the Rolls-Royce engines of the type that disintegrated on an Airbus superjumbo this month may need to be replaced.

Qantas reviews way it runs A380s in engine probe

Qantas Airways is reviewing the way it operates its A380 planes after last week's engine blowout, a source said on Tuesday.

Qantas finds A380 anomalies

Australian airline Qantas discovered anomalies on three Airbus A380 engines and is keeping its fleet grounded.

Qantas A380 fleet could fly again within days

Australia's Qantas Airways hopes to have its fleet of six Airbus A380s flying again "within days" following urgent checks after an engine failure.

Qantas says A380 engine failure may be ‘design issue’

A faulty part or a design issue may have caused the explosion in an engine on a Qantas Airways Airbus A380, Qantas chief Alan Joyce said on Friday.

Qantas passengers sue Airbus over terrifying plunge

Dozens of Qantas passengers and crew are launching a multimillion-dollar case against Airbus and a component-maker over a terrifying mid-air plunge.

Fake Qantas engineer jailed

A bogus aircraft engineer accused of putting thousands of Qantas passengers' lives at risk was jailed for more than three years on Wednesday.

Airline, casino builder target Vietnam’s skies and beaches

An Australian low-cost airline and a Canadian luxury resort and casino developer have launched two ambitious projects that aim to revolutionise Vietnam's fast-growing tourism industry. Jetstar, the budget offshoot of Australian carrier Qantas, teamed up with Vietnam's Pacific Airlines to launch Jetstar Pacific on Friday.

Most Aussies want to join ‘mile-high club’

Almost 60% of Australians are either members or want to join the 'mile-high club' -- where membership is gained by having sex on an aircraft. Asked whether they would consider making love at altitude, almost half of the 1 110 surveyed by a travel website said they would but had not yet satisfied their desire.

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In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

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President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories