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Late-Night Egg Attack Shows Traveler Fury at Qantas CEO

  • Alan Joyce criticized for flight delays and lost luggage
  • Passengers, union foes are calling for him to step down
Alan Joyce
Alan JoycePhotographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

The black and white security camera footage is clear enough to make out a hooded figure on a tree-lined Sydney street. The person is energetically hurling -- almost like a baseball pitcher -- something at a house just before 2 a.m. on July 12.

Daylight reveals that the A$19 million ($13 million) harborside home of Qantas Airways Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Alan Joyce has been pelted with eggs and toilet paper.