While Qantas is cutting its international service from Western Australia’s major city because it is unprofitable, the carrier says its charter operation in the region is earning money and growing. The airline has axed direct international flights from Perth as part of its efforts to slash A$2 billion ($1.8 billion) in costs. In a speech to the Chamber of Commerce in Perth, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says the carrier has had to “rationalize” its network, and it could not ...

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