Graham and Lewis consider the main talking points from the recent IATA AGM in Doha, at which the association outlined an improved economic outlook for the industry.

At the same time as better news on Covid restrictions being dropped, however, executives also acknowledged a new set of headwinds.

They also discuss the return of the Airbus A380 at some carriers, after questions were asked about its future during the pandemic.

The superjumbo is returning to operations amid a stronger-than-expected recovery in demand and delays in other key widebody aircraft programmes.

They also discuss a recent bumper aircraft order by Chinese carriers and the forthcoming Farnborough air show.

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