A price war has erupted between domestic airlines, with tickets for flights between Melbourne and Sydney selling for as low as $39. Qantas’ budget airline Jetstar , Virgin and Regional Express (Rex) have put thousands of domestic flights on sale. Rex sparked the price war when it revealed it had slashed the price of its Sydney-Melbourne route to only $39 on Monday. […] In announcing the cheaper fares, Virgin said in a statement it would include baggage, seat selections and status points with the discounts. […] But Youl said the recovery was likely to be strong, with the industry expecting revenue to climb to $10bn at the end of 2021/22 and then $11.3bn in 2022/23.
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