16 February 2012

Air Australia Suspends Operations

Air Australia suspended all operations today, and the airline has been put under administration under supervision of KordaMentha. Here in Honolulu, several hundred passengers have been stranded by the shutdown, and VH-SSA (above) is parked on the north ramp. Both Hawaiian Airlines and Qantas Airways are both offering rescue fares to help the Air Australia with their return accommodations.

More information is FlightGlobal.com's article.

Air Australia's press release.

Hawaiian Airlines information on their rescue fares.

Qantas Airways is in the process of assisting those affected passengers.

*** 02.27.12 Update ***
VH-SSA was ferried to ZRH (via YUL) from HNL on the 25th.

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