Politics

Dec 3, 2008

Qantas throws a match into bonfire of the airlines

The QF+BA "merger of equals" discussion, which sources credit to former Qantas CEO Geoff Dixon, is to consolidation what the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand was to world peace in 1914, writes Ben Sandilands.

The bonfires of airline consolidation are well and truly burning around the world today after the match was thrown by Qantas.

The QF+BA "merger of equals" discussion, which sources credit to former Qantas CEO Geoff Dixon, is to consolidation what the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand was to world peace in 1914.

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