Those Fuel Levies we pay - tell us more, Mr Dixon.

Status
Not open for further replies.

The Hammer

Junior Member
Joined
Jul 28, 2006
Messages
19
Points
0
I've stolen/borrowed some questions from PIREP.org, asked by True Blue Vegemite, that I feel are relevant, and becoming even moreso, as airlines (QF in particular) continue to jack these surcharges up.

At what stage of the accounting process the revenue raised from the collection of fuel surcharges paid by passengers, is deducted?

Passengers are being slugged very signifcant amounts in the name of "fuel surcharge" for each sector they book.
How is this amount calculated?

Is it based on average overall Load Factor of Qantas, or on each route, dependant on stage length and average weekly/monthly Load Factor for those flights?

I thought that increased fuel charges were being countered by staff redundancies, and that it was these increased fuel prices that caused Qantas profits to fall?
I'm confused.
Either Qantas is paying for the cost of the fuel, or the passengers are.
How can it be both?

What happens when the money collected as a "Fuel Surcharge" exceeds the amount Qantas actually pays?
Does it go into consolidated revenue?
Is it counted as profit?
Does it count towards Mr Dixon's bonus, as part of overall revenue?
 
AMX001595_Travel-Insider_1100x260

The Hammer

Junior Member
Joined
Jul 28, 2006
Messages
19
Points
0
Re: Make QF salaries competitive - across the Board!

Make QF salaries competitive - across the Board!

Dixon hasn't outlaid any of his own money to deserve being paid a bonus.

He doesn't have any groundbreaking ideas - union-busting, perhaps, but nothing you nor I wouldn't attempt, offered the $6 million, and no conscience for what he does to entire families.

Give him a 'take it or leave it' offer of a flat $200k per annum, and if he doesn't like it, let him walk.
There are a thousand others - younger, and with fresh ideas - willing to do the job he does.

If Qantas is to be made competitve insofar as market place salaries are concerned, it has to be across the Board.
The entire QANTAS Board.

Make QF salaries competitive - across the Board!

(Source: PIREP.org :: View topic - Questions for Geoff Dixon, QF CEO. )
 
Vinomofo is the best wine deals site on the planet. Good wines, real people and epic deals, without all the bowties and bs.

AFF Supporters can remove this and all advertisements

Status
Not open for further replies.
Top