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Qantas boss Alan Joyce predicts Virgin and Rex won’t both survive post-pandemic battle – Sydney Morning Herald

Alan Joyce says Australia only has room for two major airlines and it is unlikely both Virgin and new rival Rex will survive a post-pandemic dogfight.

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Rex’s move to start jet aircraft services between capital cities is the biggest shake-up of the aviation market in decades. It currently flies to 59 regional and remote destinations around Australia.
It plans to have a fleet of up to 10 Boeing 737s in the skies by the end of this year.
Mr Joyce also told the event that the Sydney coronavirus outbreak in December and resulting state border closures set back his airline’s recovery from the pandemic by three months.
Qantas had earlier predicted its…

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