Jun 30, 2020, 12:30 PM
Exactly Joe. The four corners episode had a board chairwoman really crab walk away from responsibility. The board allowed an ownership structure that had virtually no free float of shares and conflicted shareholders. Debt was a huge issue, but arguably as big an issue was a ownership structure th...
May 15, 2020, 05:55 PM
Qantas may be worried here....Virgin is about tro reduce its cost base by getting out of poor leases and get new cheap to run aircraft on competitive terms....
May 06, 2020, 12:02 AM
Love it...My key competitor is currently undergoing a sales process and is in trouble. AJ's play - announce I am going to stimulate demand with unsustainable prices that meet my cash costs only...end result is it spooks possible buyers and the sales process delivers a poorer outcome and at in the...
Apr 29, 2020, 01:40 PM
Wow - the trustee has some serious questions to answer....
Apr 26, 2020, 12:20 AM
Interesting reading these posts...no doubt Australia needs and can sustain two airlines. Reality is Virgin is a good airline that was badly run. It has a diabolical share register with no free float, 90% held by vested and conflicted shareholders. They had huge debt because (i) they didn't run ...
Jan 19, 2019, 03:21 PM
I just did PERTH - Singapore (Qantas); Singapore - Tokyo (QF code share; JAL metal); Tokyo - Brisbane (Qantas). I normally do SQ but they were waitlisted on most options.I was carrying my standard hand luggage and flying business. I have been platinum for 15 yrs. All good so far.At the gate at Br...
Jan 10, 2019, 01:24 AM
Originally Posted by tommygun It looks like I'll be in the minority here, but it seems to me FF points are a currency. One that Qantas, and others, set the exchange rate at their discretion. The points have been earned by loyalty sure, but they have still been earned not given away. So why shoul...
Dec 31, 2018, 01:50 AM
Sorry it’s a zero sum game there are more people with on average fewer points and the same aggregate points. SCs play key role in your priority for bookings and FF points can be used at the Qantas store to buy everyday appliances. They are not limited to just flights.You can buy them off Qa...
Dec 30, 2018, 05:01 PM
Sorry but what is the fundamental problem with this. You have earned he points so why shouldn’t you have he right to use / transfer as you see fit. Qantas happily sells points to banks etc - this is all about protecting Qantas as being the sole source of points available (outside of flying...
Oct 10, 2018, 02:29 AM
I witnessed a celebrity (her name shall remain anonymous) next to me in first on LAX-Sydney...she flew first and her nanny and infant in business...that could work too!