30 Oct '11, 2am

Tens of thousands of stranded Qantas passengers pin hopes on labour ruling

Tens of thousands of stranded Qantas passengers pin hopes on labour ruling

Tens of thousands of stranded Qantas Airways passengers are pinning their hopes on a government-appointed tribunal on Sunday ordering an end to the industrial action that grounded the Australian national carrier's entire fleet. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Tens of thousands of stranded Qantas Airways passengers are pinning their hopes on a government-appointed tribunal on Sunday ordering an end to the industrial action that grounded the Australian national carrier's entire fleet. Qantas took the unprecedented step of grounding more than 100 aircraft around the world on Saturday, seeking to bring to a head a prolonged and increasingly bitter battle with its unions over pay, working conditions and plans to set two new airlines in Asia. Qantas plans to cut 1,000 jobs and order US$9 billion (S$11.2 billion) of new Airbus aircraft as part of a makeover to salvage its lo...

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