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How to survive a crisis: What Virgin Australia staff can learn from ex-Ansett workers
online resourceposted on 08.10.2020, 00:00 by H Steel, B Van Gramberg, Santina BertoneSantina Bertone
As the COVID-19 economic crisis crimps travel and hurts airlines worldwide, Virgin Australia has been placed under external administrators. The Queensland government has put a $200m bid on it (a move derided by several federal ministers) but what’s clear is this is a period of enormous uncertainty for Virgin’s 10,000-strong Australian workforce. It must feel like déjà vu for former Ansett Airline employees – especially those who went on to work at Virgin Australia (some of whom may still be there now). But the experience of ex-Ansett staff may offer clues on how Virgin employees can cope.