Qantas Freight.

The in-depth histories of the individual aircraft operated by / for Qantas Freight.


Background Information.


Qantas Freight is a subsidiary company of Qantas Airways that is responsible for the air cargo operations of the Qantas group. It was incorporated in 2001. It is the owner of freight airline Express Freighters Australia, the freight forwarder Qantas Courier and the trucking company Jet Transport Express.

Qantas Freight was also a partner in two joint ventures with Australia Post - Australian air Express that specialising in the door-to-door package delivery and Star Track Express a road freight company.

In November 2012 Qantas Freight acquired full control of Australia air Express and divested its shareholding in Star Track to Australia Post. Qantas Freight was also the owner of the Asian-based freight forwarder DPEX Worldwide until that company was acquired by its competitor Toll Holdings in 2010.

As of September 2013 Qantas Freight directly serves 50 international and 80 domestic destinations. Qantas Freight has the ability to reach 480 global destinations through its airline partners, including Emirates, which it signed a cargo cooperation agreement with in 2013.

In addition general freight is placed on board the international and domestic flights of operated by Qantas and Jetstar Airways.

In June 2016 the 737-400F, two of the 737-376Fs and the three BAe 146s were rebranded and are operated as a dedicated fleet for Australia Post and Star Track Express.