Aviation gets $715m coronavirus relief package with airlines at risk

Jamieson Murphy
Updated March 18 2020 - 3:51pm, first published 12:00pm
RELIEF: Michael McCormack announced the package to help the struggling industry.
RELIEF: Michael McCormack announced the package to help the struggling industry.

THE federal government has announced a $715-million coronavirus relief package for the aviation industry, a day after major airlines announced it would be grounding the majority of flies and a regional carrier warned it was six months away from collapsing.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director and business reporter. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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