Qantas: Aircraft Fleet
Qantas, the flag carrier airline of Australia, has a diverse fleet of aircraft that includes both narrow-body and wide-body planes. The airline operates a total of 131 aircraft.
The majority of Qantas' fleet consists of Boeing planes, with 75 Boeing 737-800s and 11 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The airline also has 12 Airbus A380s, which are used primarily for long-haul international flights. In addition, Qantas operates 18 Airbus A330-200s and 10 Airbus A330-300s, which are used for both domestic and international routes.
Qantas has made several significant deals regarding its aircraft fleet in recent years. The airline announced that it would be retiring its remaining Boeing 747 planes by the end of the year, replacing them with more fuel-efficient aircraft. Qantas also has plans to acquire up to 12 Airbus A350-1000 planes, which will be used for the airline's ultra-long-haul flights.
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In addition to its fleet of planes, Qantas also has a number of aircraft on order, including 14 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and 8 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners. The airline has also announced plans to launch a new ultra-long-haul route from Sydney to London and New York, which will require the use of new, more fuel-efficient planes.
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