Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs

Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs
Published: 2 March 2014 - 4:13 a.m.
By: AVB Staff

Qantas Airline announced that it would be cutting 5,000 jobs after a posting a $252 million first half loss, the Australian news website reported.

The airline is seeking to cut costs by $2 billion in the next three years.

Qantas also requested the Australian government to give it a debt guarantee, but this was highly unlikely to happen.

According to reports, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that Qantas was not a special case, and if help was given to them, it had to be given to all.


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