Qantas denied reports that it intends to outsource its A330 heavy maintenance permanently, saying it always has used outside providers when operating a new aircraft type and eventually will bring the work to Australia. It currently operates 14 A330s. Engineering Executive GM David Cox said Qantas is negotiating with several vendors, including SR Technics, regarding checks scheduled for later this year, but "we are already looking at onshore options for the longer-term future of our A330 ...

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