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What Is The Meaning Of "Qantas"?  
User currently offlineLionel From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 391 posts, RR: 2
Posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 5398 times:

Where is the name from?

Sorry I this topic has already been discused!

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User currently offlineAndreas From Germany, joined Oct 2001, 6104 posts, RR: 31
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 5346 times:

Queensland And Northern Territories Aerial Services
sorry for any typos!



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User currently offlineHias From Germany, joined Sep 2000, 349 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 5338 times:

It means:

Q ueensland
A nd
N orthern
T erretories
A irlines
S ervice

I am not sure about the last two meanings, but should be something similar.

Hope that helped.

Regards

Mathias
www.spotter.de.vu
mathias.henig@gmx.de


User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2386 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 5314 times:

Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services
http://www.qantas.com.au/company/factfiles.html follow the link to history.


User currently offlineCathay Pacific From Australia, joined May 2000, 1864 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 5311 times:

Andreas is right, it should be Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services

you can learn more about Qantas from their web site http://www.qantas.com.au/company/history.html

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User currently offlineSkymonster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 5295 times:

And I thought it was:

Q - Quick
A - And
N - Nasty
T - Typical
A - Australian
S - Service

:D

With appologies to anyone from Australia  Big grin


User currently offlineOz777 From Australia, joined Jun 2000, 521 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5273 times:

I was always told it was:

Q (Queers)
A (And)
N (Nymphomaniacs)
T (Trained)
A (As)
S (Stewards)

Oz777


User currently offlineAirNewZealand From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 2542 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5263 times:

ahaha...
where did you hear that one OZ777...lol..thats great..but sorry to burst ya bubble, not all Male Flight Attendants are gay!!

Mike


User currently offlineOz777 From Australia, joined Jun 2000, 521 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5252 times:

It used to be an in-house joke at Qantas. More of a reference to some of the female FA's exhibiting more testosterone than the guys on board. And to the lay over tactics of some of the crew in Bahrein!!

Oz777


User currently offlineSAS23 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5246 times:

I thought it was Queens And Nancy Types As Stewards?

User currently offlineHkg82 From Hong Kong, joined Apr 2002, 1271 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5260 times:

These are really very funny guys  Laugh out loud

Is Qantas really that bad servicewise or is everyone just taking a jab at the name 'QANTAS'? I've never flown Qantas.

Hkg82.


User currently offlineAirNewZealand From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 2542 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5238 times:

They have improved!! Though they used to be REAL bad in my opinion.
Though i am hearing very bad things about them at present!

Mike


User currently offlineHkg82 From Hong Kong, joined Apr 2002, 1271 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5258 times:

Yeah, same here. Ever since the demise of Ansett I've heard mostly bad things about Qantas here. Surely it couldn't have degraded that much? Then again they do have the market share now. A friend of mine who flew on Qantas 3 months ago thought the onbard service was great, in fact one of the best he ever experienced on any airline. It was a 763 HKG-MEL flight.

Hkg82.


User currently offlineAirNewZealand From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 2542 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5231 times:

Yer there International is usely very very good. Most USA carriers talk about their crews!!

It really depends on your crew on the day. Some people will swear by Qantas, and some not. Im in the middle. I stand by AirNZ!! All the way!

Cheers
Mike


User currently offlineTNboy From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 1131 posts, RR: 19
Reply 14, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5224 times:

When did Qantas crews last lay over (so to speak) in Bahrain?! Any that did must be around 104 years old by now! (...and possibly working for United.)
Cheers
Bill



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User currently offlineHkg82 From Hong Kong, joined Apr 2002, 1271 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5238 times:

I think their Wunula Dreaming colour scheme is probably one of the best ever. Do they still have aircraft painted in the special scheme? I hope to see it at CLK one day.


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User currently offlineJAL From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 5083 posts, RR: 8
Reply 16, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 5192 times:

Qantas servie is quite good especially when compare to US carriers like US Airways.


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User currently offlineDl_48 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 25 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 5188 times:







Hi, the name means :- Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services....


Regards Davey..


User currently offlineCathay Pacific From Australia, joined May 2000, 1864 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (12 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 5182 times:

I think their domestic service is as good as China Eastern's international service.


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