Podcast: Why Alice Springs Is Becoming Synonymous With Parked Asian Aircraft

Credit: Trev Jansen

Alice Springs, in central Australia, is where many Asia-Pacific aircraft are getting parked. When Tom Vincent opened Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage there in 2014 as the first purpose-built aircraft storage facility in Asia-Pacific, he didn’t predict anything like the pandemic occurring.

Lee Ann Shay

As executive editor of MRO and business aviation, Lee Ann Shay directs Aviation Week's coverage of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), including Inside MRO, and business aviation, including BCA.


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Who does the maintenance of parked aircraft; APAS or airlines.
This looks like an employment opportunity for idled airline mechanics.