[LINK] Request to Qantas to Keep Offering Plain Text Email

tomk 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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