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An incompetent Qantas is preoccupied with politics

1 September 2023

4:30 PM

1 September 2023

4:30 PM

There are few companies more conspicuously preoccupied with politics than Qantas.

Maybe it’s impossible to be a national carrier without becoming a national talking point, but under Alan Joyce, Qantas has made an art-form of conflating its commercial activity with the cause-célèbre of the day.

Like many of the world’s public companies, Qantas feels entitled to make such conflations.

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