The aviation sector’s road to recovery is not likely to be dialled back as nations and states begin to make it clear they are prepared to live with Covid-19 and reconnect, says Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas.
Speaking at Flight Centre Corporate’s virtual event, Illuminate, yesterday Joyce outlined immediate and post Christmas plans for the airline.
‘We are in a different space than we were six months ago. Our largest (most populated) states are opening up, while still having protections.’
A ‘State of the Market’ survey by Flight Centre Corporate indicates that New Zealand business travellers will be among the leaders in the sector’s recovery.
In fact, 61% of New Zealand respondents have travelled domestically already or expect to do so in the next one to three months.
A total of 1600 customers of global travel management companies (TMCs) FCM Travel Solutions and Corporate Traveller around the world took part in the survey. They ranged from smaller businesses