Founded in regional Queensland in 1920 – as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services – Qantas is one of Australia’s most iconic brands and has played a central role in the development of the Australian and international aviation industry.


Today the Qantas Group is a diverse global aviation business, comprising Qantas Domestic, Qantas International, the Jetstar low-cost carrier group and Qantas Loyalty.

In total, the Qantas Group operates more than 7,300 flights each week and, together with its codeshare and oneworld partners, offers flights to more than 1000 destinations around the world.

The Qantas Group’s fleet numbers almost 300 aircraft with an average age of around seven years – the youngest in two decades – including the Qantas Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Qantas is ranked the world’s safest airline by, one of the top 10 airlines in the world by Skytrax, and holds many major awards for service, food and wine, technology and innovation.

The Qantas Group carries over 50 million passengers each year and employs around 30,000 people.

Women currently comprise 36.4% per cent of the Qantas Board of Directors and of the Qantas Group’s Senior Leadership Team.