Are the recent turnbacks and mechanical mishaps on Qantas planes related to the recent cost-cutting?
Analysts who study Qantas' books aren't worried about the airline's debt -- so is Alan Joyce crying wolf? Crikey's business editor on the spin, the backpedalling ... and the financial reality.
Qantas shareholders meet next week in faraway Perth -- well away from where the majority of shareholders actually live. What is Qantas hiding from?
Qantas lifted earnings guidance for the year before Christmas and will now earn well over $1.4 billion pre tax in 2008. But the solid outlook hasn't encouraged some analysts and overnight Merrill Lynch's Australian arm put a sell on the airline, writes Glenn Dyer.
One person who would be having mixed feelings about Qantas' recent share price rise would be retiring chairperson, Margaret Jackson, writes Adam Schwab.