Qantas moves Twitter account to @Qantas

By David Flynn, September 15 2014
Qantas moves Twitter account to @Qantas

Attention, Twitter-connected travellers: Qantas has changed channels on Twitter.

From today, the Flying Kangaroo will no longer be twittering away on the familiar @QantasAirways account to the airline's 210,000 followers.

The new address is just @Qantas. Can't get much simpler than that, can you?

@Qantas will now be the sole account for all Qantas' activities on Twitter, so it's sure to keep the airline's social media team on their toes.


David Flynn is the Editor-in-Chief of Executive Traveller and a bit of a travel tragic with a weakness for good coffee, shopping and lychee martinis.

10 Jan 2013

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I think you'll find the verb is 'to tweet', therefore they'd be tweeting away, not twittering away. ;)

24 Oct 2010

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I think you'll find that journalists love a little wordplay and fun with the language rather than being strictly bound by standard ideom. ;)  Just be thankful I resisted the temptation to call Twitter users the 'Twitterati' :p

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02 Jul 2011

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Appears that the old @QantasAirways was just renamed by Twitter to @Qantas, as all 210k+ followers have moved across.

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