Qantas 747-400. Photo: Courtesy, Qantas Qantas’s engineers union has announced one-hour weekday stoppages through mid-December, escalating the airline’s long-running industrial problems. The Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Assn. (ALAEA) has instructed it members to strike in different cities each week, causing knock-on delays across the network. The escalation follows an acrimonious breakdown in talks between the ALAEA and Qantas (QF) management on Thursday ...

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