Speeches

  • CEO’S ADDRESS AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – 27 OCTOBER 2017

    Thank you, Leigh, and good morning to you all. The last time we held our AGM in Melbourne was 2014. And it is fair to say the Qantas Group was in a very different position back then. Our turnaround program had only just started and the road ahead seemed long. Three years later – and […]

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  • CHAIRMAN’S ADDRESS AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – 27 OCTOBER 2017

    It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the Qantas Annual General Meeting for 2017. On behalf of the Board, I’d like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land, their elders, past and present. We make a point of holding our AGMs in a different city each year and we’re very pleased to […]

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  • SHAPING HOW AUSTRALIANS TRAVEL

    First published as an Opinion piece in The Australian, 1 September 2017 Qantas has made some big announcements recently that will shape our international network. And they will also shape how Australians travel over the next decade. The changes are being driven by technology (like new aircraft), the weight of global growth (namely Asia) and what […]

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  • QANTAS GROUP CEO’S ADDRESS – 2017 FULL YEAR RESULTS

    I’m pleased to announce that Qantas has reported the second-highest result in its history for the 2017 financial year – an underlying profit before tax of $1.4 billion. Customer satisfaction and employee engagement are at record levels. We’re delivering significant value to our shareholders. And, because we’re in a strong position, we have some exciting […]

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  • Alan Joyce Opinion Piece – From Economics to Equality, Why Companies Speak Up on the Big Issues

    There’s been a lot of discussion in Australia over the past few days about whether companies (and CEOs, in particular) should express a view on social issues. My view is that they absolutely should.

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