• Analysts tip Qantas loss at $868m

    Dec 06, 2013, 06:31 PM

    How much does the Qantas fleet contribute to their problems? I have visted their website and they have 12 a380s. Given the massive list price, all those seats to sell to break even, it must be tough. Seems to rely a lot on 747 and 767 as well (higher fuel costs) what vintage is a Boeing 717?

  • Qantas warns of $250m-300m loss

    Dec 05, 2013, 07:51 PM

    To add one final thought. Following the recapitalisation of Air NZ and 75 % govt ownership, Air NZ retained profits for several years. Today it has approx 1 billion in the bank. Maybe the problem facing Qantas and other listed airlines is the demand placed by shareholders for their dividend every...

  • Qantas warns of $250m-300m loss

    Dec 05, 2013, 06:52 PM

    As a Kiwi living in Auckland, I find Alan's comments sad. Air NZ is not bank rolled by the NZ govt. Why can jetstar operate freely in our market and Singapore etc and yet he is unhappy about the same competition in OZ? It is similar to the ozzie cricket team. They will stand their ground and wait...