Qantas Airways Limited Case Study by ABCs

Qantas Airways Limited
A brief history and financial analysis of the Australian airline company, Qantas Airways Limited.
# 114356 | 2,164 words | 3 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Jun 07, 2009 in Business (Companies) , Business (Applied Operations)

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This paper presents a financial analysis of Qantas Airways, the top airline in Australia's airline industry and a leader in the Asia-Pacific region. The paper provides a history of the company from its founding until today and then discusses Qantas' subsidiaries, divisions, operating units and competitors. Tables and figures are included with the paper.

Table of Contents:
Executive Summary
History of the Company
Qantas Subsidiaries, Divisions, Operating Units and Competitors
Summary and Conclusion

From the Paper:

"As shown in the foregoing table company cash and cash equivalents are down from June 2007 however, other financial assets have almost doubled with total current assets being slightly higher than in June 2007. Current liabilities increased from 6,939.2 in June 2007, to 7,603.9 in June 2008 however, non-current liabilities have slightly decreased from June 2007 to June 2008. Qantas Airways Revenues are stated at the amount of $16.19bn and the Net Income for the Company is stated at 969.00m. When compared to their industry peers as shown in the following table, Qantas is ahead of the others excepting British Airways both in terms of company revenues and net income."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Thurlow, R. and McFarland, L. (2008) Corporate News Qantas Plans to Cut Jobs, Scraps Capacity Increase. Wall Street Journal. 18 Jul 2008.
  • Qantas Airways Limited and Controlled Entities (2008) Preliminary Final Report. 20 June 2008. Online available at:
  • Qantas Airways Ltd. (2008) Financial Times. Online available at:

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