Last quote by Alan Joyce
Alan Joyce quotes
You have to look at new trends and technologies all the time and make sure you are keeping up with them. When we created (budget offshoot) Jetstar (in 2004) we decided we should disrupt ourselves before someone else did.
I think one of the things corporates have to do is be more vocal on these issues.
The country can spend on a lot of other things, whether it's health, nurses, skills, transport. And this should be the job of parliament. Parliament is there to lead the country, to make the decisions.
We're behind on this. Let's catch up, let parliament do it as soon as possible and let's make the change.
I do believe that our mental health issues are associated with long, prolonged debates that could occur - that we need to be very conscious of, and very sympathetic to. And as a consequence of that, like most of the gay community in Australia, I don't support the plebiscite.
A key objective is to make Qantas International strong and viable, and bring it back to profitability. This partnership will help us do that.
Our biggest challenge is Qantas International, but its transformation is on track. Our goal is to return it to profit and ensure it remains Australia's iconic flagship carrier.
We can't survive a year with this action happening. Our customers have no certainty, our employees have no certainty. The airline will die a slow death if we let this occur, so we had to take this dramatic action as a last resort because we had nowhere to go.
If the action continues as the unions have promised, we will have no choice but to close down Qantas part by part.
We have decided that we will suspend all A380 takeoffs until we are fully comfortable that sufficient information has been obtained about the QF32… until we are completely confident that Qantas safety requirements have been met.