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.
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“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.”
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