• Qantas aren't there to cater to FFers who are price conscious while wanting all the status benefits. They are in the business to sell fares for the most amount of money they can. Something they as a business do very well regardless of whether you think their fares are too high or if their service...

  • If there is such sufficient demand and customers why didn't they make any money for the last 7years, during which qantas posted some of its best profits in history?

  • I love when people are sitting around saying VA is going to be fine. It's not. That's why it escalated from “we have a large cash reserve” to Scurrah asking the feds 8 times for cash and then calling in the administrators 5 weeks into this.The business made no money. The service it delivered was ...

  • International was such a good money maker they kept switching Los Angels back and forth on Brisbane and Melbourne (at the same time according to DOT documents making some of the lowest margins on trans pacific). They made so much money on Hong Kong... they made lots of money through Abu Dhabi and...

  • *particularly deep pockets.