Qantas Group to reduce international network by 23% in response to coronavirus

9 March, 2020

Qantas reported (10-Mar-2020) plans to reduce its Group international network by "almost a quarter for the next six months" in response to coronavirus. Additional changes to its international network will bring total capacity reduction from 5% to 23% year-on-year, with extensions to Sep-2020. Qantas Group plans to reduce its Asia network by 31%, US network by 19%, UK by 17% and trans Tasman by 10%. Qantas group will reroute London service and downgauge aircraft in efforts to avoid exiting routes, as well as bring forward maintenance on its fleet where possible. [more - original PR]