• Bloomberg


Qantas Airways Ltd. said Thursday it plans to slash services to Japan, shift other Asian routes to low-cost unit Jetstar and cut jobs in response to surging fuel costs.

Australia’s largest airline said it will stop its Melbourne-Tokyo service in September, and trim Sydney-Tokyo flights. Jetstar will take over operations between Cairns and Tokyo. The changes will lead to a “small number” of job losses in Cairns and Japan, the carrier said.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.