Qantas is still very much on war footing as it continues to navigate the impacts of COVID-19. One thing you could not accuse Alan Joyce of is procrastinating. Alan Joyce has increased pressure on state premiers over border closures urging 20,000 of its stood-down staff and the airlines 10,000 suppliers to sign a petition calling…

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Qantas like all other airlines around the world are reeling as containment measures tighten to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Two days after slashing international flights by 90 percent, Qantas has announced it will suspend overseas services altogether by the end of March. The tipping point for Qantas was the new requirement for anyone…

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Qantas Half Yearly report is in and Qantas has once again delivered strong earnings. Qantas’ underlying profit before tax was $771m (down only $4m or 0.5 percent on the previous corresponding period). This was despite challenges from the external environment such as weaker demand (slowdown in the economy), disruption in Hong Kong, industrial action on…

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