IATA expects airlines around the world to collectively post net profit of US$29.3bln in 2020 as fears of a global recession ease and oil prices stabilise.
"To me it looks like a very good aircraft," Joyce told reporters on board the flight. "I think the passengers would love it. "It feels very quiet, that's one thing you do notice. Even the toilets are big."
Airbus says is touting the versatility of its A220 regional jets as it brings the aircraft on a tour of the South Pacific. The manufacturer has brought an A220-300 from launch customer airBaltic to Australia as part of a seven-country, nine-city flying visit of the region. On Tuesday, the A220-300 YL-AAS was in Sydney for
Adelaide Airport managing director Mark Young says the pursuit of new international routes can be done in a way that doesn't put existing operators offside.
This story from the August 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at how Qantas is training its engineers on more than the nuts and bolts.