/ (ˈkwɒntəs) /
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the Australian national airline
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Word Origin for QANTAS
acronym of Q ueensland a nd N orthern T erritory A erial S ervices, its original name: founded 1920
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How to use QANTAS in a sentence
It turned out that the engine on the Qantas airplane had a manufacturing fault.Why Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Must Have Died Instantaneously|Clive Irving|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Qantas captain in Singapore had 440 passengers aboard in broad daylight.Asiana Flight 214: The Pilot Screwed Up, Right?|Clive Irving|July 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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|Clive Irving|November 15, 2010|DAILY BEAST
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