Qantas announces Hugh Jackman as Global Ambassador

first_imgQantas and Hugh Jackman have sealed a new partnership, announcing the actor as the Global Ambassador for the airline. He will also work with them on diverse community based projects to create opportunities for Australians to learn, work and travel to the U.S. to reach their potential.One of Australia’s most successful and highly regarded performers, the superstar has expressed immense pride in acquiring the new position and is looking forward to teaming up with Qantas to highlight the best of Australia.“I travel a lot and like all Aussie’s, I get a buzz whenever I see the familiar red tail and the kangaroo logo, no matter where I am in the world. Qantas is a great airline with great people and represents the very best of our wonderful country,” Jackman said.Jackman is particularly passionate about encouraging Americans to travel to his homeland to experience the unique land, beauty and people for themselves.Qantas CEO Alan Joyce, who is extremely thrilled to welcome the actor said, “Hugh represents everything that the world loves about Australians and he has used his enormous international success to promote Australia as well as highlight causes that are close to his heart. We will build on the work both Qantas and Hugh are already doing and together, we believe we have the capacity to create some truly life changing opportunities.”Qantas is also co-sponsoring Jackman’s upcoming ‘Broadway to OZ’ arena shows across Australia in November and December.last_img read more