Economic Factors Affecting Qantas

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This article concerns various elements of the economic environment and their impact upon Qantas, such as significantly lower fuel prices. Representing its largest cost, lower oil prices as a result of oversupply and lack of demand have reduced Qantas’ fuel costs by $597 million since the previous year (O’Sullivan 2015a). Another contributing economic factor has been the Abbott government’s repeal of the carbon tax as part of its fiscal policy, which is said to have boosted Qantas’ pre tax earnings by $116 million (O’Sullivan 2015b). This article further relates to the economic environment as it discusses the impact of the falling value of the Australian dollar on Qantas. Its 25% decline since mid-2014 has encouraged Australian residents to
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