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A Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner pulling into the gate at JFK. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Shaquille Khan)

Qantas’ Head of International Division and Chief Executive Hopeful Abruptly Departs Role

In a statement at the Australian Stock Exchange this week, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce announced that Alison Webster, head of Qantas' international business division, was departing the position after only 18 months on the job. Webster, a potential successor to Joyce, had been in the role since November 2017 and was instrumental in launching the carrier's first nonstop service between Perth and London. The departure comes at an interesting time as Qantas is rapidly expanding its international operations. Having just…