[LINK] Request to Qantas to Keep Offering Plain Text Email
tomk at unwired.com.au
Thu Nov 8 22:21:28 AEDT 2012
On 8/11/2012 6:47 p.m., Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 01:18 PM 8/11/2012, Karl Auer wrote:
>> Whatever else it is, this move is *arrogant*. "We are changing things to
>> suit ourselves and don't bother replying". Not a good look, but somehow
>> not unexpected from the current Qantas management.
> I heard on the radio coming home this evening they are/have sacked
> ~500 people, mostly engineers. The person interviewed, who was called
> the Qantas economist, sounded like he was a teenager. His
> justification was that when a company loses as much money as Q
> reported at the their AGM, they have to cut costs, so the employees
> shouldn't have been surprised.
Few people understand that the value of Qantas disappeared with the
separation of the FF miles division. The value of the company was in the
float of the unused FF miles.
Of course, now they (FF miles) are the second strongest currency in
Coles that Australia issues this these days.
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