Topic archives: Qantas

‘You can’t pay tax if you don’t make profits.’ Oh, really?

and February 23, 2018 12

When company tax cut spruikers insist the low rate of tax actually paid by companies is because they don't make profits, some scepticism is warranted.

Crikey Worm: Senate rejects Coalition Murray-Darling proposal

February 15, 2018

Good morning, early birds. The Senate has put the kybosh on a plan to sequester 70 gigalitres of water in the Murray-Darling Basin for irrigators. Plus, the Barnaby Joyce circus shows no sign of packing up anytime soon. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

September 15, 2017

Marriage equality = teenage orgies? ... Michaelia Cash, sudden feminist ... kicked by the flying kangaroo ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

August 16, 2017

Lockheed's new BFF ... Qantas' frequent flyer problems ... QUT tells students to vote for marriage equality, then backtracks ...

LEAKED: Qantas responds to Margaret Court’s gay marriage-related boycott

LEAKED: Qantas responds to Margaret Court’s gay marriage-related boycott

May 26, 2017 16

Qantas is prepared to go to great lengths to appease Court.

Pie-faced activism is the latest attempt to stop LGBTI people ‘flaunting it’

May 11, 2017 8

The "respectful debate" on marriage equality reaches absurdity in Australia with a pie in Qantas CEO Alan Joyce's face.

Mayne: the 10 most questionable CEO payouts of the last decade

April 19, 2017

Events at the Macquarie Atlas Roads AGM in Sydney last Thursday should give us pause to reflect on the fees paid to businesses and CEOs.

Qantas data breach reveals customer details

Qantas data breach reveals customer details

April 4, 2017

Qantas revealed full passenger names and frequent flyer numbers to a passenger flying in Western Australia last week.

Why are conservatives singling out Alan Joyce over gay marriage?

March 20, 2017 5

After taking aim at Telstra for supporting marriage equality, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton turned his attack to Qantas' Alan Joyce.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

March 20, 2017 7

What is it about Joyce? ... goss from the Quills ... Jillian Skinner replacement raises eyebrows ...

The airline that could kill off Australia’s low-cost carriers

February 28, 2017 3

The airline Norwegian is shaking up the aviation industry, exploiting opportunities to do to established carriers what Qantas wanted to do years ago.

Australian tech darling Atlassian boasts of paying tax, pays zero tax

December 9, 2016 6

Atlassian is so innovative it did not pay corporate tax in Australia in 2014-15.

Business bites: red-ink week … Qantas’ technique … outlook bleak …

February 22, 2016

Prepare for 10 days of big data releases. And other business tidbits of the day.

How to avoid being gouged — or crushed — in Christmas travel

December 7, 2015 1

Do you go full-service or low-cost carrier? Both have drawbacks. But there might yet be a way to score a reasonable fare for summer travel.

Business bites: supermarkets spin … Joyce grins … Peppa Pig wins …

November 18, 2015 1

Peppa Pig wins this round. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: tech stocks dive … ASX thrives … Qantas survives …

Business bites: tech stocks dive … ASX thrives … Qantas survives …

August 21, 2015

The darlings of Wall Street, Apple, Netflix, Twitter and Amazon, have plunged. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Is this the end of cheap airfares? Qantas winning airline wars, but the real loser is you

Is this the end of cheap airfares? Qantas winning airline wars, but the real loser is you

June 10, 2015

Qantas and Virgin are rolling back cheap airfares. And that is very bad news for the flying public.

Business bites: dollar bites … airlines take flight … Saudi might …

May 14, 2015

OPEC is sticking it to US shale-oil producers. And other business tidbits of the day.

Oh god, air travel is about to get even more hellish

Oh god, air travel is about to get even more hellish

April 30, 2015

Australia is about to get a lot more wide-body airplanes. Unfortunately, they won't be any roomier.

Business lays waste to government and fourth estate

Business lays waste to government and fourth estate

April 27, 2015 3

Hard-hitting business journalism is more important than ever, with businesses flagrantly running roughshod over Parliament. But there are fewer and fewer journos up to (and supported in) the task.