I am optimistic about the future of air transport. Aviation will be back. People will want to visit friends or go on vacation, and there is always a need for business travel.

I am optimistic about the future of air transport. Aviation will be back. People will want to visit friends or go on vacation, and there is always a need for business travel.

But it will take time and it will be bumpy. It was one thing to talk about the second wave of COVID-19, but it is quite something else when you experience it. 

Some of the elements we have seen implemented will be here to stay, including flexibility in the business model and sanitization. In fact, these factors are likely to become even more important.

But this is an opportunity to build back a better industry. And I am sure that is what we will achieve.

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