Vanessa Hudson has been appointed as the new CEO of Qantas Airways Ltd, making her the first woman to hold this position in the airline’s history. The appointment was made on May 2, and she will take over from Alan Joyce, who is retiring in November. Hudson has been with Qantas for 28 years and has held various senior positions, including chief customer officer and senior vice president for the Americas and New Zealand.
About the Qantas Airways Ltd
Qantas Airways Ltd is the flag carrier airline of Australia, founded in the year 1920. It is one of the oldest and largest airlines in the world and operates both domestic and international flights to over 85 destinations in 20 countries. The airline’s primary hub is located at Sydney Airport and secondary hubs are located at Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide airports. Qantas is a founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance, and it also owns low-cost airline Jetstar Airways. Qantas is known for its commitment to safety and has been rated as one of the world’s safest airlines by several aviation safety organizations. The airline offers a range of services to its customers, including frequent flyer programs, lounges, in-flight entertainment, and a range of dining options.
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