/ 05 September 2023

No flying out of this one…

Image source: AFP
Image source: AFP

Qantas has issued an apology to its investors after a difficult week… It said the lawsuit launched last week by the competition regulator, which alleges the airline sold tickets for more than 8,000 flights that had already been cancelled, came “at a time when Qantas’ reputation has already been hit hard on several fronts”. The company said it “will take time to repair, and we are absolutely determined to do that,” the company said. It might be tricky, though… The Coalition is calling for a review into the government’s rejection of more Qatar Airways flights into Oz – and yesterday, PM Anthony Albanese denied being lobbied by Qantas over the decision. At the same time, new data from Webjet shows international flight prices are increasing – not falling as Qantas has repeatedly suggested…

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