This week, Qantas confirmed it was to outsource around 2,000 ground-handling jobs, despite an alternative proposal drawn up by the TWU and consulting firm EY. What now for those facing redundancy?
On this week’s Inside Aviation catch-up, Phil and Adam discuss the fallout and ask whether Qantas got it right or wrong considering its huge JobKeeper subsidies.
Plus, with a vaccine weeks – or maybe days – from being rolled out, international airlines have dispensed with the pleasantries and are preparing to try to reclaim market share.
Should big airlines, though, be able to keep their spots at airports if budget carriers want to get planes in the air?