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Qantas Announcement: 28 AUG 14

Old 27th Aug 2014, 11:57
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Qantas Announcement: 28 AUG 14

Welcome folks, to the unofficial announcement page.

Predictions, facts and rumours are all welcome.
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 13:06
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Submit your best guess for the dollar figure Alan has
blown this time! Closest guess wins a night with Livvy.

2nd prize, two nights
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 14:03
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anyone know of live feed via internet?
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 14:19
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My guess for the amount of jelly beans not in the coffers anymore...

$915 Mil


My prayer...

resignation announcement.
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 14:30
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$1.2 b

It's a sure thing.
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 16:00
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1. Code sharing across the Pacific using EK 380's
2. QF hosties working on EK flights on the kangaroo route (If it hasn't been chopped.
3. EK pilots flying QF 380's (Showing them how it's done in DXB)
4. Mr Joyce walking away with a 'gold watch' as a thank you for all the cut backs in staffing levels.

I will come back and see how off the mark I was
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 17:15
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I want a job that pays me 22 million to destroy something. Where can I apply?
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 19:50
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My tip is $780M and much congrats for the Board for keeping below $1B in these troubled times.
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 20:39
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"Closest guess wins a night with Livvy."

Errrr, um, it's a profit?
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 20:42
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$897 million
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 20:53
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$747 million plus write downs and redundancy costs forced into the 13-14 FY.
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 21:02
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It is going to be a huge number regardless and we know the reasons for it.

What we want to know is how they are going to fix it - we won't get those answers today, it will just be the normal spin. Announcements that should happen (like the board and CEO will end their tenure by the end of the year) won't happen and there will be no strategy going forward to give anyone confidence.

It is about time these big shareholders make some noise..........
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 21:07
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$852 million.
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 21:43
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Operating loss circa $350 million. Other one offs, write downs, redundancies, etc to take it Ito $890-1.1 billion. Retired debt in their circa $100 million or so.
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 22:26
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I think Keg is about right on the QF mainline operating loss. What is not ever apparent is the JQ Intl and Asian misadventure losses. Given the various snippets of information from those quarters. I would guess another 130-200 million there. Add in the one-off costs and we get a nice headline custom made to instill confidence in travellers buying a ticket for future travel.

When manure starts to snowball it gets ugly fast.

The only way forward is to replace all of the board and executive and blazon ads and billboards with the old "under new management" ray of hope.
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 22:28
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$1.25 billion loss - all the fault of overpaid pilots, surplus Engineers and company destroying unions.

Now, where's my bonus and ????
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 22:40
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$1billion.

The Irishman will tell us about the tough times in the industry blah blah.

The board will pat themselves on the back and blame the overpaid pilots, overpaid trolley dollies, the non level playing field, the unions etc!

The fund managers will just sit there unable to explain why they have such faith in in the board and management of the rat!

Just confirm the first prize is a night with lovely Livvy!
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 22:41
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Holy sh$tballs. 2.84b
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 22:44
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$2.84 billion

$2,840,000,000

Holy crap.
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Old 27th Aug 2014, 22:44
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$&@$ 2.84.
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