Airbus and Boeing to submit final Qantas Sydney-London aircraft proposals by Aug-2019

    Qantas CEO Alan Joyce, speaking on the sidelines of the 2019 IATA AGM, reported he met with senior executives of Boeing and Airbus to discuss Qantas nonstop Sydney-London service (Stuff, 03-Jun-2019). Mr Joyce said: “We had very good discussion with both of them…both are very keen to win this”. Mr Joyce noted he expects both OEM’s to submit final proposal by Aug-2019 for ‘Project Sunrise’ aircraft capable of operating the ultra long haul service.