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AirlineQantas Airways
Airline hubSydney Airport
Melbourne Airport
Secondary hubsBrisbane Airport
Adelaide Airport
Perth Airport
Singapore Changi Airport
Focus citiesCairns International Airport
Darwin International Airport
London Heathrow Airport
Los Angeles International Airport
Frequent-flyer programQantas Frequent Flyer
Member loungeChairmans Lounge
The Qantas Club
Jetstar Airways
Network Aviation
Qantas Freight
Qantas Defence Services
Qantas Holidays
Express Ground Handling
Q Catering
Fleet size142
Destinations20 domestic and 21 international
Company sloganThe Spirit of Australia
HeadquartersBotany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Key peopleLeigh Clifford (Chairman)
Alan Joyce (CEO)
Revenue(-)  13.772 billion (2010) (Qantas Group)
Operating income(+) A$253 million (2010)
Profit(-) A$116 million (2010)
Total assets(-) A$19.91 billion (2010)

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Qantas Airways Limited (c-eniconˈkwɒntəs) (ASX - QAN) is the flag carrier of Australia. The name was originally "QANTAS", an acronym/initialism for "Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services". Nicknamed "The Flying Kangaroo", the airline is based in Sydney, with its main hub at Sydney Airport. It is Australia's largest airline, the oldest continuously operated airline in the world and the second oldest in the world overall. Qantas headquarters are located in the Qantas Centre in the Mascot suburb of the City of Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales.

Currently the airline is considered a four-star airline by research consultancy firm Skytrax.[ In 2011, Qantas was voted the eighth best airline in the world by the firm, a drop from 2010 (seventh), 2009 (sixth), 2008 (third), 2007 (fifth), 2006 (second), and 2005 (second). In 2010, Qantas retained a 65 percent share of the Australian domestic market, however the airline struggles to compete with other carriers in its international operations.

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