Qantas outlines pilot academy plans as profit soars

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2018/02/22 | 458 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | CAREER

Qantas Airways posted a bumper 17.9 percent jump in interim net profit Thursday and announced a share buyback, while outlining plans to create one of the southern hemisphere's biggest pilot academies.The Australian carrier's result came in at Aus$607 million (US$473 million), with a strong performance from its domestic arm boosting the bottom line.Underlying profit before tax, its preferred measure, which strips out one-time costs, was the highest in its history at Aus$976 million in the six...(…)

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