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Podcast: Who’s left in the running for Virgin?

written by Tasha Levy | May 21, 2020
A file image of a Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 (Dave Parer)
A Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 (Dave Parer)

The shortlist of bidders on Virgin Australia appears to have been whittled down to four, but with the state border closure debate heating up and uncertainty still clouding the future of the airline, how will this saga unfold?

On this episode of the Australian Aviation Podcast, hosts Phil Tarrant, Christian “Boo” Boucousis and Adam Thorn reflect on the latest news in the fight for Virgin, Qantas’ optimistic outlook and wellbeing plan for the impending relaxation of regulations, and confusion around Rex’s positioning in the current crisis.

They also discuss Alliance Airlines’ increased financial year profits, recent stats on Sydney’s April passenger numbers, and some tragic news for the aviation sector this week.

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3 Comments

  • Phil

    says:

    Why must I either join up to known spam sites or paid sites to listen ? Heaps of beter alternatives out there

  • Gregory Loechel

    says:

    Thanks I enjoyed the podcast got a lot of information and entertainment l have noticed one other website do YouTube, with this l can move around. Fly high!!

  • David A

    says:

    This is the second AA podcast I’ve listened to. Informative and good perspective of the local aviation news during this uncertainty. I look
    forward to the next.

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