- the Australian national airline
acronym of Q ueensland a nd N orthern T erritory A erial S ervices, its original name: founded 1920
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Examples from the Web for qantas
It turned out that the engine on the Qantas airplane had a manufacturing fault.Why Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Must Have Died Instantaneously
March 11, 2014
The Qantas captain in Singapore had 440 passengers aboard in broad daylight.Asiana Flight 214: The Pilot Screwed Up, Right?
July 12, 2013
Aboard the Qantas A380, the computers were overwhelmed by a firestorm of error messages and basically gave up.
By chance, the Qantas A380 had five experienced pilots on the flight deck, rather than the normal two.
Eleven are operated by Singapore Airlines, six by Qantas, and three by Lufthansa.Forty-Five Minutes of Chaos in the Sky
November 15, 2010
If a New Guinea savage wants to take passage aboard a Qantas airliner, what is the fare in cowrie shells?A World by the Tale
Gordon Randall Garrett