Founded in the Queensland outback in 1920, Qantas has grown to be Australia's largest domestic and international airline. Registered originally as the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited (QANTAS), Qantas is widely regarded as the world's leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia. We have built a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering and maintenance, and customer service. The Qantas Group's main business is the transportation of customers using two complementary airline brands - Qantas and Jetstar. We also operate subsidiary businesses including other airlines, and businesses in specialist markets such as Q Catering. Our airline brands operate regional, domestic and international services. The Group's broad portfolio of subsidiary businesses ranges from Qantas Freight Enterprises to Qantas Frequent Flyer. We employ over 33,000 people with 93 per cent of them based within Australia.