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    1. June 12, 2015

      Airline margins widest since mid-1960s but rivalry casts shadow

      Projectors beamed black and white film clips of aviation scenes from the 1950s and 1960s at the annual meeting this...

    2. March 15, 2015

      Monday interview: Alan Joyce, CEO, Qantas Airways

      He has been labelled devious by politicians, derided as a wrecker by trade unions and lampooned as a leprechaun in the...

    1. February 26, 2015

      Qantas soars back into the black with A$206m interim profit

      Six months ago Alan Joyce, chief executive of Qantas Airways, faced a barrage of calls to resign from politicians and...

    2. December 8, 2014

      Qantas forecasts return to profit

      Qantas Airways said its turnround strategy was working as the company forecast its best first half-year results since...

    3. August 28, 2014

      Qantas posts record $2.6bn loss

      Qantas Airways reported a A$2.8bn (US$2.6bn) annual net loss on Thursday – the biggest in the company’s near...

    4. February 26, 2014

      Qantas to axe 5,000 jobs amid A$252m loss

      Qantas Airways has appealed to the Australian government to guarantee its debts, as the national carrier announced...

    5. February 10, 2014

      Alan Joyce, Qantas chief, faces tough battle for air superiority

      Five years after taking the top job at Qantas, Alan Joyce is facing a crisis that could break his career. Following a...

    6. January 9, 2014

      Further blow for Qantas as Moody’s cuts rating to junk

      Moody’s has cut Qantas Airways’ credit rating to junk status in a move that piles further pressure on the struggling...

    7. December 6, 2013

      Stocks jump after robust US jobs data

      Friday 21:10 GMT. World stocks rose sharply at the end of a week dominated by signs of improving health in the US...

    8. December 5, 2013

      Qantas targets A$2bn of cuts amid profit warning

      Qantas will axe 1,000 jobs, freeze pay and stop bonuses for its executives, and cut the pay of its chief executive and...

    9. February 21, 2013

      Qantas bullish on Emirates alliance

      Qantas Airways highlighted an improved performance by its struggling international business and a flood of bookings for...

    10. November 28, 2012

      Qantas threatens to quit tourism agency

      Qantas has threatened to end its longstanding relationship with Tourism Australia, the government agency responsible...

    11. November 15, 2012

      Qantas unveils A$100m share buyback

      Qantas has unveiled a plan to repurchase A$100m ($104m) of its shares and repay A$650m in debt ahead of schedule. The...

    12. September 6, 2012

      Qantas has high hopes for Emirates tie-up

      Qantas is “sleeping with the enemy” by striking a far-reaching partnership with Emirates Airline, quipped one senior...

    13. September 6, 2012

      Qantas agrees alliance with Emirates

      Qantas Airways has struck a deal with Emirates that will see Dubai replace Singapore as the stopover point for its...

    14. August 23, 2012

      Qantas scraps $8.5bn Boeing order

      Qantas has scrapped an US$8.5bn order for 35 Boeing’s Dreamliner aircraft because of “lower growth requirements”, and...

    15. July 13, 2012

      Virgin Australia chief takes on Qantas

      Know your enemy and know yourself. John Borghetti, chief executive of Virgin Australia, certainly does. He spent 36...

    16. June 13, 2012

      Headwinds for Qantas break-even timeline

      Armed with a strong currency a record 7.6m Australians – roughly a third of its population – journeyed abroad last...

    17. June 12, 2012

      Qantas raises defences against takeovers

      Qantas Airways has moved to protect itself against a potential hostile takeover by engaging investment banking advisers...

    18. June 8, 2012

      Qantas battles with economic headwinds

      Alan Joyce, the combative chief executive of Qantas Airways, has had a week he’d rather forget. After heavy trading,...

    19. May 22, 2012

      Qantas: changing flight plans

      How not to win suitors and influence prices, Alan Joyce-style: describe a part of your company as “lossmaking and...

    20. May 22, 2012

      Qantas restructures to improve returns

      Qantas Airways has unveiled a corporate restructuring and management reshuffle that will create separate international...

    21. May 21, 2012

      Qantas to cut 500 more jobs

      Qantas Airways has announced another round of job losses and warned of a further rationalisation in Australia as the...

    22. May 4, 2012

      Qantas defers delivery of A380s

      Qantas is to boost capacity on its domestic routes and delay investment in new aircraft for its lossmaking...

    23. March 9, 2012

      Qantas abandons Malaysia Airlines talks

      Plans by Qantas Airways to establish a premium carrier to tap into the fast-growing Asian market in an effort to revive...

    24. February 16, 2012

      Qantas to trim routes and jobs

      No one can accuse Alan Joyce, chief executive of Qantas Airways, of ducking tough decisions. A little more than three...

    25. February 16, 2012

      Qantas to cut jobs as profit halves

      Qantas has announced plans to axe 500 jobs and said more could follow as the Australian airline, which is battling high...

    26. November 28, 2011

      Qantas warns on profit after strikes

      Qantas, Australia’s flagship carrier, warned on Monday profit could be down by as much as two-thirds in the first six...

    27. November 6, 2011

      Virgin edges in after Qantas troubles

      Alan Joyce was the dark horse candidate when he was picked for Qantas’s chief executive in 2008 and defeated John...

    28. November 4, 2011

      Qantas union standoff signals stormy future

      Two showdowns between airlines and unions this week showed that investors as well as passengers face an uncertain year...

    29. November 1, 2011

      Qantas long-haul tactics are on solid ground

      Twenty years ago, Australians used to joke that Asia was a place they flew over on the way to Europe. You don’t hear...

    30. October 31, 2011

      Qantas: hopping mad

      It takes a lot to beat the Melbourne Cup in Australian headlines, but Alan Joyce’s battle with Qantas’s unions has done...

    31. October 31, 2011

      Qantas faces holiday ticket backlash

      Qantas ticket sales could suffer over the key holiday season in spite of Monday’s resumption of flights, as customers...

    32. FT Alphaville

      October 31, 2011

      Qantas flies the unfriendly skies

      The dramatic decision by Qantas to ground its fleet on Saturday has ended well, so far — for passengers, at least. The...

    33. FT Alphaville

      October 31, 2011

      Qantas resumes flights after ruling

      Qantas began resuming flights on Monday afternoon, after a labour relations tribunal ordered a stop to industrial...

    34. October 30, 2011

      Qantas chief’s ‘shock and awe’ strategy

      Qantas’s extraordinary decision to ground all its aircraft in response to a series of strikes is the biggest gamble yet...

    35. October 30, 2011

      Qantas resumes flights after dramatic grounding

      Qantas resumed flights on Monday, ending a dramatic grounding of its aircraft after a labour relations tribunal ordered...

    36. October 29, 2011

      Qantas in confrontation with unions

      Qantas flights remained grounded for a second day on Sunday after management of Australia’s national airline took the...

    37. October 28, 2011

      Strikes cost Qantas A$15m in lost sales a week

      Qantas on Friday unveiled the financial cost of a series of punishing union strikes and warned of a plunge in forward...

    38. August 24, 2011

      Qantas quashes talk of A$3.5bn buy-out bid

      Qantas Airways was forced to quash reports it was being circled by private equity for a A$3.5bn ($3.67bn)-plus bid on...

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