16-Dec-2009 12:18 PM

Qantas welcomes Sale Act reform

Qantas welcomed (16-Dec-2009) the release of the Australian Government’s National Aviation Policy Statement (White Paper), and in particular its focus on safety, industry growth and sustainability, investment and customer satisfaction. [more] The carrier also welcomed the government’s confirmation it would relax foreign investment restrictions under the Qantas Sale Act. [more]

Qantas: “The change announced today gives Qantas parity with Australian carriers governed by the Air Navigation Act when it comes to attracting capital. It will help Qantas continue to deliver benefits to its customers and employees and to Australian trade, tourism and business," Alan Joyce, CEO. Source: Qantas, 16-Dec-2009.