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Qantas responds to incorrect Senate committee claims

In the aftermath of today’s Senate committee hearings Qantas has decided to channel the ABC’s Fact Checker feature and respond to a number of assertions made against it.

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Qantas CEO Joyce: “We’re a national strategic asset”

Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce today made its case to be a national strategic asset when appearing before a Senate Committee inquiring into The future of Qantas as a strong national carrier supporting jobs in Australia.

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Emirates says Qantas has been very good for its earnings

Well done Mr Joyce and Mr Clifford. What a disgraceful and inexcusable cop out.

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Qantas group CEO Alan Joyce goes into full thrust reverse

The loudest noise in the Qantas faux crisis this morning is the sound of its group CEO Alan Joyce in full reverse thrust mode contradicting his earlier statements and pleadings.

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Did Qantas attempt grand larceny under cover of a ‘crisis’?

Opinion Everything that happened in the so called Qantas crisis today would support a suspicion that the airline’s management attempted to touch the public purse for $3 billion to distract attention from a sorry record of inept leadership.

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Qantas: Joyce ducks questions on splitting airline

Qantas group CEO Alan Joyce avoided re-committing to a split of Qantas into separate domestic and international airlines in a tightly managed press conference in Sydney this afternoon.

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Qantas figures take a disturbing turn

Several troubling financial matters are of concern in the Qantas situation today.

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Qantas should end special pleading says former media executive

Writing as a friend, former Qantas communications head David Epstein, has given a fierce perspective on the messaging mistakes made by embattled Qantas group CEO Alan Joyce.

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Did liquidity risk make Qantas seek $6-7 billion debt deal?

Another reason for Qantas urgently but unsuccessfully seeking $6-7 billion in a government debt guarantee might be found in major shorter term debt repayments and billions of dollars in capital that are variously buried in the accounts or do not appear in the group’s balance sheet.

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Hockey’s hint: Qantas wanted $7 bn guarantee to smash competitors

Commentary Treasurer Joe Hockey last night put a Qantas debt guarantee as high as $6-7 billion, a bold bid by the managerially crippled carrier to use government support to smash its competitors. It’s no wonder Cabinet threw it out

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Govt seeks repeal of key restrictions of Qantas Sale Act

The Coalition Cabinet meeting on the future of Qantas has resolved to seek the repeal of the key foreign ownership restrictions in section 3 of the Qantas Sale Act and has emphatically refused a Qantas request for a government debt guarantee.

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Qantas aid wedges Labor as dispute risks rise

Commentary As the Qantas crisis moves closer to today’s critical Coalition cabinet meeting, Labor has placed itself in a very difficult position. In short it has taken sides with the Joyce management which holds the Opposition and the ACTU in total contempt. 

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Has Qantas chair Clifford totally lost the plot?

A critique of Leigh Clifford’s op-ed in The Age It is moot as to whether Qantas chair Clifford’s unequivocal support in The Age today for Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce and his strategies and performance at the airline is likely to alarm shareholders more than Mr Joyce.

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Virgin’s blues no match for the deterioration of Qantas

This article appeared earlier on Crikey On what should have been a day of pain for Virgin Australia — reporting its own set of very, very bad numbers in a first-half loss of $83.7 million — it’s Qantas where matters seem to be deteriorating fast.

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Joyce policies under stress as Qantas buckles, loses debt hopes

Embattled Qantas group CEO Alan Joyce’s key initiates at Qantas are under acute stress as their consequences for the company’s performance become painfully apparent after its dismal first half profits briefings yesterday.

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