In this episode, we talk to the VP Pacific of Qatar Airways, Tom Scruby, about why the airline decided to keep flying.
The announcement comes as Dubai opens its doors to tourists for the first time since March, with holidaymakers set to return to the city-state from 7 July.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world and shut down international travel, airlines have been looking to cut costs. One of the best ways to cut costs is to ground expensive or inefficient aircraft or to retire them completely, because of this for many airlines the first on the chopping block is the
British Airways stored its 11 Airbus A380 jets at the Châteauroux-Marcel Dassault Airport in France because of a lack of space at its base at London-Heathrow.
Lufthansa will decommission 32 aircraft in its fleet immediately, including six A380s, seven A340-600s, three A340-300s, five 747-400s, and 11 A320s.