Why Perth Airport seized parked Virgin Aircrafts Australia?

  • April 25, 2020 05:47 PM AEST
  • Team Kalkine

More than 150 Australians and 15 newzealanders who've been stranded in South America since the coronavirus outbreak are being brought home on a rescue flight, with one of the pilots paying tribute to his World War Two veteran grandfather on Anzac Day.

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Captain Alex Passerini, who is leading the flight, said the crew volunteered to be part of the federal government-coordinated effort to bring those stranded home.The jet departs Buenos Aires at 2pm local time on Saturday.


Around 900,000 businesses have indicated they want a share of the federal government's historic $130 billion JobKeeper payment to cushion the impact of coronavirus.Millions of workers in Australia are set to receive the $1,500 per fortnight payment after finding themselves out of work because of restrictions to protect the community from COVID-19.

Perth Airport has seized a number of parked Virgin Australia aircraft because of unpaid invoices, with the airport saying it must "protect its own interests". It is the latest development in Virgin's potential demise - the biggest collapse of an Australian business amid the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Virgin Australia is estimated to owe more than $6.8 billion to its more than 12,000 creditors, Federal Court documents filed by administrators Deloitte on Friday say.

 


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