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Old 24th Apr 2020, 07:42
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Perth making sure Deloitte isn't forgetting them

Dramatic twist in the collapse of Virgin Australia as bulldozers and trucks are used to block planes from taking off until their debts are repaid

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Old 24th Apr 2020, 07:50
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Ed Bastian the head of Delta and the 49% owner of Virgin Atlantic has turned down a request by Virgin Atlantic for a capital injection. He went on to say he expects Virgin Atlantic to be placed under administration shortly. As Richard Branson is loathed by the establishment in the U.K Virgin Atlantic may find it difficult to raise funds in their own name.
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 08:21
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Thatís full on Perth airport doing that 3 737s should cover the fees owed, just shows everyone is being affected by this.
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 08:42
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Perth Airport website shows the long term aircraft storage parking cost is $473.425 per day. For 3 a/c this is over $43,460 per month. The total cost for the fleet would be considerable.
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 08:45
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Rancid parking inspectors!
Parasites.
Man, I hate those guys!
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 10:21
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Perhaps someone should tell Perth Airport to put the loader behind the plane. One would imagine the terminal building is a far more substantial obstruction to it departing fowards....

"Four planes are being blocked by airport vehicles to stop a towbar from being attached to them." Nothing at all stopping Virgin hooking one of those you-beaut remote controlled towbars on the main gear though...
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 10:25
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Perhaps someone should tell Perth Airport to put the loader behind the plane. One would imagine the terminal building is a far more substantial obstruction to it departing fowards....
Please tell me that you are being sarcastic...
(in case you're not, the front is where the tug goes...)
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 10:35
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Originally Posted by NumptyAussie
Please tell me that you are being sarcastic...
(in case you're not, the front is where the tug goes...)
Not always...
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 10:44
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Funny how despite how much (was it like 14 Million AUD) Perth airport are in dispute with Qantas over unpaid fee's, haven't seen any Caterpillars parked in front of or behind any of their tails have you?

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Old 24th Apr 2020, 10:50
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No tug required........with enough people!

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Old 24th Apr 2020, 11:38
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iflylofd,

There is a difference, QF is in a legal Dispute with PER Airport, and quite possibly could manage to the make good the disputed ammount should a judgement direct, whereas VA is looking less likely by the day to pay any outstanding debt whatsoever.

Don’t blame PER Airport Admin, blame the VA Management of past. 😢
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 12:05
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Perth airport are in dispute with Qantas over unpaid fee's, haven't seen any Caterpillars parked in front of or behind any of their tails have you?
Perhaps because QF are not in administration with debts of MORE THAN $7 billion.
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 12:35
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Add to the list WHO and pharmaceutical companies. They are married together. Drugs are designed to maintain your illness. If they were designed to cure you they would all go broke.
i.e. drugs suppress your immune system your saviour to defeating all bad bacteria and viruses. If people realised this the
only reason you would need to go to hospital is for lacerations and broken bones. Your body heals the rest. Why are we the sickest species still on this planet? Pets are our 2nd sickest because we feed them tin and packaged food.
The healthiest is our wild animals. When was the last time a giraffe, hippo, tiger, or lion ate junk food and dropped in to the local chemist to lower their high blood pressure or cholesterol.
They use the planet resources to have a healthy life so should we. Sorry getting angry frustrated back to saving an airline which we will.
https://youtu.be/h2RlQc-clck

Well this just came out 24 hours after my post BS hey goto 7.45 their's your typhoid fixed.
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 13:49
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How’s B Rayner going to keep current and get over to Bne to grease his pole now ?
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 16:55
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I hope Perth airport desists by Anzac day morning. Their behaviour is the type that brings on a bankruptcy. It also suggests QF dirty tricks to me. If Virgin were flying to Perth, they won’t from now on.
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 20:16
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A silly move by Perth Airport.

Let's say I own an airline (I'm not that stupid) and I want to fly to Perth, but I've seen Perth airport do something stupid with a JCB to another airline's airplane for reasons best known to themselves.

I'd be saying stuff this, they can obviously do without me.
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 20:49
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Originally Posted by Sunfish
I hope Perth airport desists by Anzac day morning. Their behaviour is the type that brings on a bankruptcy. It also suggests QF dirty tricks to me. If Virgin were flying to Perth, they wonít from now on.
Im sure you would love that to be true, but seriously....

íhey Perth airport, itís Alan. Good thanks. Hey can you go and park some stuff around some VA planes that they arenít using? Yes yes I know weíve been in court for years over unpaid fees, all good though, just go and block a few unused aircraft for me will ya? BTW Iím just going to release a statement saying what a bunch of knobs you are too OK?í
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 20:58
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Airports have form on this. Even Australian airports. Remember the QF 737 held hostage at Cant-berra a few years ago?
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 21:53
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Originally Posted by Sunfish
It also suggests QF dirty tricks to me.
Of course it does.
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Old 24th Apr 2020, 22:18
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I have no evidence for my assertion about QF dirty tricks. However the action is stupid on Four levels.

1. The aircraft are not required by Virgin ATM. The aircraft can sit and rot for all the administration cares. They are also blocking at least one gate. I would imagine terminal access is also closed.

2. Perth Airport is not going to improve its position as a creditor by this action. The aircraft are probably not owned by the airline so blackmailing is unlikely to succeed.

3. Virgin may not provide further services to WA as a result.

4. The action sends a powerful signal to the general public that Perth Airport does not expect Virgin to survive.


Why would anyone do something so stupid? My guess is they got a “confidential” tip that VB was going under. Who would say such a thing? Who benefits?
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