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Airlines get relief package as COVID-19 wreaks havoc

Airlines get relief package as COVID-19 wreaks havoc

Mar 17, 2020 – 9.16pmThe federal government unveiled new relief measures for Qantas, Virgin and regional airlines hit by the COVID-19 pandemic made up of refunds and waivers of fuel excise, Airservices charges and regional security fares totalling $715 million.Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said the estimated upfront benefit would be $159 million, which would…

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