Qantas (QF) plans to consolidate, not outsource, its maintenance operations. In a speech on the airline’s half-year results, QF CEO Alan Joyce told investors and journalists the company will reduce its engineering and maintenance expenditures—which is nearly $1.4 billion a year, or at least 30% higher than its competitors—through a consultative review of its heavy maintenance procedures, a consolidation of maintenance tasks and more efficient performance of maintenance ...

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