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Aug 21, 2012

Qantas distracts before the big questions on Thursday

Qantas is preceding Thursday's announcement of a much-flagged "real money" statutory loss for the financial year with textbook media manipulation diversionary stories.

Ben Sandilands — Editor of Plane Talking

Ben Sandilands

Editor of Plane Talking

Qantas appears to be preceding Thursday’s announcement of a much-flagged “real money” statutory loss for the financial year to June 30 with textbook media manipulation diversionary stories. Since Monday this has included:

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  1. Mike Smith

    “The tick is clocking” ? Indeed. And not long before it becomes a cross with the public.

  2. Tom Jones

    Alan Joyce may have won some brownie points with loud mouths last year when he treated the customers with contempt but it gave those same customers motive to look around. Qantas cannot recover under his leadership. He is the one that should go not the pilots and engineers.

  3. izatso?

    even this. they need it to not succeed. look at the fake management. Joyce will never work again, bar sinecure, a la Costello.

  4. Bill Williams

    Time is Alan Joyce’s enemy because the longer he stays in the job, the more decisions actually made on his watch can be evaluated against real outcomes. He can’t dodge the fact of today’s loss……. especially when the $200 million he spent on his narcissistic grandstanding while grounding the fleet would come in fairly handy now.

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