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Virgin boss can’t see long-haul international flights returning for years

Virgin Australia is sacking 3000 workers and dumping Tiger Air as part of a major overhaul.

It comes as the aviation industry continues to come to terms with the impact of COVID-19 on travel.

Virgin Airlines CEO Paul Scurrah told Ben Fordham they eventually hope to hire about 8000 people.

“We do aspire to fly long-haul again, we just can’t see it coming back in the next couple of years.”

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