Former British Airways and IAG chief executive Willie Walsh pointed to his insight on the lack of profitability into the former Concorde operation for why he would not be looking to buy a supersonic aircraft if he was running an airline today.
Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury believes better communication is needed to help shed aviation’s reputation as a primary contributor to climate disruption, arguing that air transport will be necessary to effect environmental transformation.
Lufthansa’s agreement for five Airbus A350-900s has given the airframer its first long-haul order from an airline this year, although it only increases the German carrier’s firm A350 commitment by two.
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