This might affect Qantas' plans for non-stop Sydney-London flights.
The company said Rupert Hogg wanted "to take responsibility ... in view of recent events".
The airline's management has vowed to support China as share price hits decade low.
Air traffic controllers had an amusing response to the report.
It's the second incident involving a Norwegian aircraft in a week.
The aircraft destroyed lights at the end of the runway.
One man was hit by the Norwegian Airlines debris, but escaped uninjured.
The small change makes a massive difference to the airlines expenses.
Cathay Pacific has confirmed it takes videos of passengers and holds onto the footage.
The video was taken by aviation police in the UK.
It had been grounded after a fatal crash in Sweden.
They were spoiled for choice when it came to imagery, but they chose one of the most unappealing things possible, writes Dan Lake.
"This is the ultimate expression of flight".