Australian Airlines abroad Australian visitors coming home
News agency Sydney, in February 19, the Australian airline ( Air Australia ) 17 announced bankruptcy trustee, leading to more than 4000 passengers stranded in the world, after Qantas, Jetstar Airways ( Qantas ) ( Jetstar ) and other airlines to provide help and service, they are the trip.
Be stranded in foreign Australian travelers are batch by other airlines flight home, but need to pay an extra $500 costs. At present, there are about 50 passengers stranded in the United States of America Qantas ( Qantas ) aircraft from Hawaii back to Sydney. Hundreds of passengers Jetstar Airlines ( Jetstar ) by plane from Thailand Phuket Island via Singapore, has arrived in Brisbane and Melbourne.
Australian Airlines ( Air Australia ) after going bankrupt, has no money to buy fuel continues to run, so that a large number of passengers were stranded at the Phuket Island, Bali Island and Hawaii, did not plan to go home. Other Australian Airlines to lend a helping hand, the Jetstar Airlines also arranged to take 180 people A320 aircraft 19 days from Thailand Phuket Island transport stranded passengers, will be 20 in the morning to Darwin. Jetstar Airways spokesman said, through our services so that visitors go home. Qantas ( Qantas ) spokesman said, also consider scheduling additional flights, help the stranded passengers to go home as soon as possible.
Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said, very concerned about foreign visitors stranded in Australia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall make every effort to help them. It is reported, the Australian diplomats have been to Phuket Island for the stranded passengers, provide home help.