Qantas reported after-tax earnings for the fiscal year ended June 30 of A$763.6 million ($580.9 million), up 17.8% on prior-year earnings of A$648.4 million, but CEO Geoff Dixon warned that owing to the high price of fuel, savings "of up to at least A$1.5 billion would be required" for the 2007/08 fiscal years above and beyond the A$1.5 billion already targeted through FY06 from the Sustainable Future Program. The carrier estimated that benefits from the program totaled A$545 million in the ...

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