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Ground Handling Companies Forced to Stand Down without Aviation Relief Package

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Ground Handling Companies Forced to Stand Down without Aviation Relief Package

March 28, 2020 By Kreisha Ballantyne
Australia’s four main ground handling companies have been forced to stand down up to 50% of their more than 12,000 employees – and have not seen a cent of the $715 million aviation relief package.
Four of Australia’s largest ground handling companies, Cabin Services Australia (“CSA”), dnata, Menzies Aviation and Swissport, today warned that Australian Federal and State Government inaction on the risk ...This content...

Four of Australia’s largest ground handling companies, Cabin Services Australia (“CSA”), dnata, Menzies Aviation and Swissport, today warned that Australian Federal and State Government inaction on the risk ...

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Kreisha Ballantyne

Kreisha’s experience across various sectors of the aviation industry reflect her passion for general aviation. In previous editorial roles at AOPA Australian Pilot, Sport Pilot and AirSport, Kreisha has had the privilege of flying in – and writing about -a multitude of aircraft types, from a powered parachute to a PC12. Kreisha is currently a feature writer for Australian Flying magazine, as well as CASA’s Flight Safety Australia. As a private pilot, Kreisha has experienced an incredible array of aviation adventures, including flying solo across Australia in heels and lipstick to influence young female pilots; wing-walking on a vintage Stearman; flying in New Zealand, the UK, the USA and Austria; and interviewing a diverse and incredible cross-section of aviators. Now in her tenth year in the industry, she is delighted to continue her passion for writing about aviation as one of AOPA’s new digital editors.

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