Dubliner Joyce puts it up to Qantas unions

Dubliner Alan Joyce is trying to appease passengers while facing a 21-day deadline to settle labour disputes that spurred him to shut down Qantas.

1st November, 2011
Alan Joyce

Dubliner Alan Joyce is trying to appease passengers while facing a 21-day deadline to settle labour disputes that spurred him to shut down Australia’s largest airline, Qantas.

The Qantas chief executive announced an immediate halt to flights on October 29th after stoppages by baggage handlers and engineers seeking higher pay and job-security measures. The disruptions cost the carrier A$68 million (€51.4 million) and caused bookings to plunge. Long-haul pilots were also protesting over...

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