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Podcast: Why Qantas is holding its nerve over stand-downs

written by Robyn Tongol | July 27, 2021

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce delivers the airline group's 2018/19 full year results. (Seth Jaworski)
Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce pictured when he delivered the airline group’s 2018/19 full year results. (Seth Jaworski)

Aviation’s deep freeze shows no sign of thawing – but this week Alan Joyce broke cover to reassure staff stand-downs will be avoided. For now.

In this week’s episode, Phil and Adam discuss the latest situation with borders and lockdowns, and ask how quickly domestic aviation can recover.

Plus, Australian Aviation talks through its story aiming to track down all the Qantas 747s in boneyards. How did we do it… and what happens when an aircraft reaches the Pearly Gates?

Finally, Air New Zealand is now Australia’s biggest international airline. What does this mean for bragging rights across the Tasman?

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