Budget airline Air Australia placed in administration (Also Phuket)

THOUSANDS of Air Australia passengers are stranded overseas after the budget airline was abruptly placed into administration overnight.

More than 4000 travellers have been told to find another way home after the airline’s fleet was grounded indefinitely.

“There’s about 4000 people overseas and they actively need to manage their own affairs. Our call centre can take the calls but they should not be relying on Air Australia to get them back,” Mark Korda, a spokesman for administrators KordaMentha, told 3AW.

Read more in dailytelegraph

“Hundreds of passengers have been left stranded in Thailand after Air Australia, previously called Strategic Airlines, went into voluntary administration.”

“Mr Korda said flights were suspended at 1.30am after the company was unable to pay for a fuel for a Melbourne-bound flight departing from Phuket.”

“Air Australia – Cheap Australia Flights”: exit Google…….

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About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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One Response to Budget airline Air Australia placed in administration (Also Phuket)

  1. antoniuni says:

    Phuket : National Australian airline Qantas and low-cost carrier Jetstar have announced special fares for tourists left stranded by the financial collapse Air Australia yesterday.

    “The state-run Australian Broadcasting Commission news quoted a source as saying that Air Australia was even unable to buy fuel at Phuket Airport last night for a flight ready to take tourists home.”

    Read more in The Nation

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