New Qantas TV ads/snowjob

Discussion in 'Qantas Frequent Flyer Program' started by maninblack, May 27, 2007.

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  1. maninblack

    maninblack Established Member

    Aug 14, 2006
    Just watched the new Qantas ads on TV where a young FA tells us how dedicated Qantas is to Australia and its history. Where does the hypocrisy of the QF board end? A very transparent and disingenuous snowjob. I suspect with the share price closing at $5.66 on Friday the whole board must offer their resignation, not just Jackson and Packer. Of course they have no choice but to keep Dixon.

    It is quite unbelievabable that the directors, especially Jackson should stay on until the AGM, but the audacity of "these people" never ceases to astound.

  2. Evan

    Evan Established Member

    Dec 26, 2006
    SIN / MEL
    I have always felt QF was under valued by the market until now, the take over bid raised the profile of the company and got peoples attention that airlines could still be good investments post 911.

    Having said that i always prefered it was not privatised and money just pulled out of it and it ends up with a huge debt. Servicing debt costs money and QF so far have done a good job at growing an airline without massive debt so i would be inclined to let the continue as they have.

    Anyway its all done now so nothing anybody can do.

  3. Chucksta

    Chucksta Active Member

    Mar 19, 2006
    Slightly OT: I saw Jestar Ads all over Japan (Tokyo and Osaka).

    They have a picture of something australian (eg gold coast beach, opera house, harbour bridge etc...)

    Then at the bottom - JETSTAR: A Qantas Group Airline (in BOLD).

    I felt this was misleading as it was implying that Jetstar is the same as Qantas. Any thoughts??

  4. littl_flier

    littl_flier Active Member

    May 1, 2007
    Jetstar actually released a media statement regarding this about six months ago. Because the Japanese preffered airline to AUS was always Qantas, it was determined that marketing it as a Qantas affiliated airline, would attract interest. Particularly with Australian being a flop, it is a bit misleading.
  5. Evan

    Evan Established Member

    Dec 26, 2006
    SIN / MEL
    Why is it a problem, Jetstar is a member of the Qantas group is it not ?
    You can book it via JAL as well.

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