Qantas wrote to its frequent flyers to both defend its reputation and express its regret over disrupted travel plans owing to recent failures in its fleet, including a dual tire blowout on an A380 landing at Sydney (ATWOnline, April 5). The letter also was prompted by increasing speculation in the Australian media about the airline's safety standards, fueled in part by claims from elements of QF's unions that safety is being compromised. In the letter to frequent flyers, CEO Alan Joyce ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Qantas CEO assures frequent flyers airline is safe" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.