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Qantas pays for service shortcomings

Once the clear leader of Australia’s aviation industry, Qantas has provided a dramatic demonstration of what happens when management ignores the views of its customers.

Qantas keeps foreign ownership course

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce has described how the national carrier’s $2 billion cost cutting program seeks to strike a balance with its premium airline image and capabilities.

CBH chief appointed to B20 group

CBH Group chief executive Andrew Crane has been appointed a member of Australia’s B20 Leadership Group, a private sector consortium that produces policy recommendations for international finance leaders for the annual G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane next year.

Ongoing economic uncertainty mirrored in local executives’ remuneration

Tougher economic times and increased scrutiny have put a cap on the growth of executive remuneration.

Today's Business Headlines

Barnett's Browse ultimatum – The Aus; Tourism backs Dixon over Joyce – The Fin; Pilbara lines may derail ore price – The Aus; Anti-uranium lobby storms Toro office – The West; CITIC denies grade problem at Sino Iron mine – The West

Uncertain investment environment puts pressure on local and multinational players

AS the world enters its fifth year of economic turbulence and even the best-insulated businesses in Western Australia are being affected, the factors that determine business influence in this state ar

Today's Business Headlines

Bashing of banks 'could cost jobs' – The Aus; Defence treaty under attack – The Fin; Rio ponders Rossing options – The West; Qantas act 'to force Jetstar sale' – The Aus; Rinehart's children say no to demand – The Fin

Qantas takeover of Network Aviation

After months of speculation Qantas has confirmed it has taken over regional airline Network Aviation to move into the fly-in-fly-out air charter market in a deal believed to be valued at more than $30 million.

Qantas resumes European air services

The first flights have left Australia bound for Europe after a five-day airspace shutdown due to the risks posed by a massive ash cloud from a volcanic eruption in Iceland.

Today's Business Headlines

Job fears grow, but unions want more; Non-bank lenders hurting; Miners tear into ETS proposal; BHP, Rio face $2bn iron threat; Qantas plays down BA merger