According to Baaghi TV, the coronavirus lockdown has caused a crisis in the travel industry.
With the partial closure of air travel, pilots are suffering. According to Australian media, 13 pilot buses began operating in Australia. Australian Airlines has long-haul flights to California, and long-haul flights to Australia have been suspended indefinitely. The airline has given unpaid, long leave to most pilots.
The pilots of the Qantas Airbus A380 have taken over the string of buses due to unemployment. Now they drive the bus instead of flying planes.
According to the website Sample Flying, the corona virus disease has been devastating to the aviation industry. Worldwide, jobs were lost in the aviation industry dDue to the closure and reduction of air travel, the airline companies had to make tough decisions, the loss of which had to be borne by the pilots.
When 13 pilots of Qantas Airlines were fired, they started driving buses after a few months of unemployment. In this regard, they have taken a job in Sydney Bus Company and are running a bus.
Two of the 13 pilots were interviewed, according to the news agency. Peter Cairns is the first officer in the Qantas Airbus A380.
Qantas Airlines has sent the entire fleet of its Airbus A380 aircraft to the United States for storage. While two aircraft are present at the airline’s Los Angeles maintenance base. The other ten are at Victoria Airport.
At the moment, most airlines around the world are not doing this kind of work. Just last week, Highfly said it would eliminate its only A380. However, Singapore Airlines has said it will not operate seven more aircrafts.
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