Australian Viral Outbreaks Prompt Qantas Furloughs

A deserted Qantas domestic arrivals terminal on July 29, 2021 in Sydney.
Credit: James D. Morgan / Getty Images
Qantas plans to stand down 2,500 of its employees for at least two months as the latest wave of coronavirus infections in Australia continues to depress domestic capacity. Domestic pilots, cabin crew and airport workers will be affected, mostly those based in the state of New South Wales where the...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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