Qantas Group carrier Jetstar Airways took delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787 on October 7, the aircraft becoming the first Dreamliner to go to an Australian airline.

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This order will increase to 31 the number of Q400 and Q400 NextGen airliners operated by Qantas on its QantasLink regional domestic network. All are operated by Qantas subsidiary Sunstate Airlines.

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The 10-year partnership will go beyond codesharing to include integrated network collaboration with coordinated pricing, sales and scheduling. Qantas will launch daily A380 services from both Sydney and Melbourne to London via Dubai. Together Emirates and Qantas will offer 98 weekly services between Australia and Dubai.

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The Qantas Group is restructuring its Boeing 787-9 delivery schedule and canceling orders for 35 Boeing 787-9s as part of its five-year turnaround plan for the company’s loss-making Qantas International division.

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The Japanese carrier will start commercial services in July operating from Tokyo’s Narita International Airport to Kansai, Fukuoka, Sapporo, and Okinawa with an initial fleet of three Airbus A320s. This fleet will grow to 24 aircraft within three years, according to Airbus.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded final approval for the planned transpacific joint business agreement between American Airlines and Qantas Airways. DOT approval represented the final regulatory hurdle the two carriers had to overcome to be able to establish the JBA.

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The deal should push the total orderbook for the Airbus A320 family over the 8,000-aircraft mark, as Airbus already held firm orders for well over 7,900 A320-family jets.

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Australia’s Jetstar is to participate in some of the most popular fares offered by the oneworld alliance, extending the alliance’s coverage of Australasia. It is the first time that any carrier not a oneworld member will be involved in oneworld’s mainstream fare packages.

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American Airlines has agreed to codeshare on New Zealand domestic flights operated by Jetstar, Qantas’ low-cost airline group.

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