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Qantas: Forget the Kindle, read a book we just wrote for you

The Australian airline has created what it believes are books of the perfect length and style for your flight. But how does it know how fast you read?

By May. 16, 2013


iPad 2 makes Qantas test flight for air travelers

Australian airline Qantas will run a pilot program to test response to the inclusion of iPad 2 units on one of its Boeing 767-300 jets.

By Sep. 15, 2011


Qantas to allow inflight texting

If you're flying in Australia you may get to send text messages on a trial basis.

By Apr. 18, 2007


Qantas Airbus A380 designer wins London award

Marc Newson gains recognition for his work intersecting art and engineering.

By Sep. 18, 2008


Qantas to offer Wi-Fi in flight

Where's the rest of the airline industry?

By Jul. 24, 2007


Qantas, Emirates push in-flight cell phone use

Qantas will now allow text messages and e-mails on domestic flights. Emirates allows the same but adds voice calling as well.

By Mar. 21, 2008


New and Noteworthy: Logitech Unveils Motorized Mouse; Qantas ban may extend to Mac laptops; more

New and Noteworthy: Logitech Unveils Motorized Mouse; Qantas ban may extend to Mac laptops; more

By Aug. 25, 2006


World's largest passenger plane may be unsafe, some say

Some aircraft engineers in Australia are concerned about small cracks that have appeared on the wing ribs of some Airbus A380 airplanes, a report says. They're calling for the whole fleet to be grounded, but Airbus says the cracks are harmless.

By Jan. 7, 2012


American Airlines adds Android in the sky

First-class passengers on American Airlines will be able to use the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 as an entertainment device on select flights.

By Jun. 13, 2011


Emirates airlines allows in-flight cell phone chatting

The Dubai-based airline is known for being on the tech vanguard when it comes to in-flight services. Now, besides texting and e-mail, it's letting passengers talk on their mobile phones.

By Oct. 8, 2012