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Published on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Qantas to bring back its fleet of A380s

Qantas chief Alan Joyce says he expects all of its Airbus A380s to return to the skies eventually.

Qantas grounded all 12 of its superjumbos as did most other airlines. Several airlines have either said they may not fly A380s again or will phase them out earlier than expected, such as Lufthansa and Air France.

Joyce says it has use for them but it could be some time yet before there is sufficient demand to make them viable.

"We spent a lot of money on them. Once demand is there, they're going to be good aircraft," Joyce said during the CAPA Live virtual conference.


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