Qantas: Alan Joyce named a Companion of the Order of Australia

    Qantas CEO Alan Joyce was named (12-Jun-2017) a Companion of the Order of Australia, Australia’s highest civil honour, in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours list. Qantas CEO since 2008, Mr Joyce was recognised for his: “eminent service to the aviation transport industry, to the development of the national and international tourism sectors, to gender equity, inclusion and diversity, and to the community, particularly as a supporter of Indigenous education”. Mr Joyce stated: “I’m truly honoured by this award, which also recognises the work of thousands of people who make Qantas an institution that Australians can rightly be proud of”.