13 May '11, 3am

[News] Qantas tightlipped on Singapore subsidiary report: Qantas Airways is planning to create a new airline in

Qantas Airways is planning to create a new airline in Singapore as part of a strategy to increase Asian business and cut costs, a newspaper reported on Friday. Qantas was considering the Singapore-based full-service subsidiary as a way of bypassing the high cost base and geographic isolation of Australia, The Australian Financial Review newspaper reported, citing unnamed sources. The airline declined to either confirm or deny that the Singapore airline was an option under consideration. "Qantas has previously indicated that our international business has not been performing to expectations, our market share has fallen in recent years and we need to relook at this area of the business," the airline said in a statement. "A project team has been established to look at Qantas' international product and service, possible new routes and ways to reinvigorate our offering," it sai...

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