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Podcast: Bruised Virgin matches Qantas for July restart

written by Tasha Levy | June 18, 2020
A Qantas A380 and Virgin Australia A330 at YMML (Victor Pody)

With talk of flights resuming over the next couple of weeks, the final two bidders for Virgin Australia are proposing a “hybrid” model for the airline, placing it somewhere between Qantas’ premium offerings and Jetstar’s budget fares.

Tune in to this episode of the Australian Aviation Podcast to hear feedback from the regional airport sector in response to $40 million of upgrades, and uncertainty around JobKeeper among airline administration and unions.

Hosts Phil Tarrant, Christian “Boo” Boucousis and Adam Thorn also discuss a story about a miraculous teen pilot crash, Qatar’s dramatic market share increase, and new RAAF drone innovation.

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