Routes Podcast: Virgin Australia's Rob Sharp

Virgin Australia group executive Rob Sharp discusses the airline's future strategy and why breaking into the Chinese market is a major aim.

In the latest Routes Aviation Podcast, we bring you an interview with Rob Sharp, the group executive of Virgin Australia.

Sharp has a 20-year career in aviation and was appointed to the role in summer 2017 after four years as CEO of the group’s low-cost arm Tigerair Australia.

In a wide ranging interview recorded at Routes Asia 2018 in Brisbane, he explains that Virgin Australia is looking to expand its international focus using its fleet of wide-bodied Airbus A330 aircraft - and why China will be a key market in the future.

The interview was conducted live on stage by Nigel Mayes, senior vice president of consulting and product development at leading aviation consultancy ASM

The podcast can be downloaded on iTunes or below:


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