Sydney — Australia’s Qantas Airways, the world’s third-oldest airline,  marked its 100th birthday on Monday during its toughest year yet due to the coronavirus pandemic but is looking to the future with optimism, CEO Alan Joyce said.

“Qantas nearly changed its business model or approach every decade to survive the crises that they were facing at the time,” he said at an event at Sydney Airport. “And that entrepreneurial spirit is there.”..

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