Speeches

  • FY18 CEO REMARKS

    Good morning. I’m very pleased to report that the Qantas Group had a record Underlying Profit in financial year 2018 of $1.6 billion. That’s 14 per cent higher than last year and 5 per cent higher than our last record profit in 2016. These numbers show a company that is delivering across the board. A […]

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  • THE TRUTH ABOUT TURBULENCE

    A statement from Qantas Chief Pilot Richard Tobiano The recent reports on QF94 show that turbulence is probably one of the most misunderstood elements of flying. For pilots, it’s an everyday part of our job and nothing to fear. Aircraft are engineered to deal with levels of turbulence well beyond anything you’d realistically encounter. But […]

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  • QANTAS GROUP CEO’S ADDRESS – 2018 HALF YEAR FINANCIAL RESULTS

    I’m pleased to report that the Qantas Group achieved another record profit in the first half of the 2018 financial year, of $976 million underlying before tax. This result beats our previous first half record, set in 2016. And it comes in the face of some challenges – higher fuel costs, a competitive domestic market […]

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  • 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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