Qantas plans to launch a domestic airfreight subsidiary in October called Express Freighters Australia. The airline said yesterday that the new subsidiary will wet-lease 737-300 converted freighters to Australian air Express, a Qantas/Australia Post joint venture, under a 12-year contract. The dash 300s will be converted to freighters by Qantas Engineering in Avalon. "We will commence operations in October with one aircraft and four pilots, growing to four aircraft and up to 40 pilots by ...

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