Started by Kadachiman, October 29, 2011, 07:15:01 AM
Quote from: BobTheCactus on October 29, 2011, 04:03:56 PMAustralia is cursed!
Quote from: alexgv1 on October 30, 2011, 12:51:15 AMOh so that's why you're sending me there next game world then
Quote from: swiftus27 on October 30, 2011, 01:56:16 AMPeople tell you where you have to play aws?
Quote from: Dave4468 on October 30, 2011, 10:52:18 AMWith my politics hat on I think its a brilliant move by Qantas.If the unions don't back down from what I understand the Aussie government will force the issue to be solved. I think its throw a curve ball to all involved, all the unions, the government and the people are pretty gobsmacked it has happened. It may work out well for Qantas, it'll leave the unions in no doubt the action they will take. And with my right wing politics hat it's great to see a company attacking a malicious union matter head on for a change.
Quote from: Kadachiman on October 30, 2011, 09:55:20 AMQF estimated that they were losing $15M a week because of union action.Grounding the entire airline is costing them $21M a day. Disputes have been ongoing for 3 months, therefore the loss could be $180M (12 x $15M) depending on what version you listen too - Qantas or Unions.With no resolution in sight which means the loses may have kept adding up.Grounding the fleet will bring decisive action one way or another, so let's say max of 5 days @21M per day = $105MSo maybe it's not such a bad choice by Qantas
Quote from: Ansettaddict123 on October 31, 2011, 03:17:19 AMYes, but what is the long term damage to the brand as a result of such extreme action?Particularly coming up on the Christmas period, QF's actions have put Virgin at a distinct advantage.