Select Page

QANTAS: Baggage handlers at Adelaide Airport test positive for COVID-19. Plane turned back

QANTAS: Baggage handlers at Adelaide Airport test positive for COVID-19. Plane turned back

A plane flying from Sydney to Adelaide has been told to turn back in mid-air after a group of six Qantas baggage handlers tested positive for COVID-19.

Health authorities have recommended travellers who have passed through Adelaide Airport over the last 24 hours have been advised to wipe down their suitcases and other baggage.

Qantas felt it was unable to service the aircraft safely in Adelaide, and will accommodate the passengers back in Sydney overnight.

Other flights to Adelaide, from Brisbane and Melbourne, have also been cancelled.

SA Health thinks’ a significant number of airport workers will need to enter self-isolation in accordance with their contact with the Qantas baggage handlers.

2PAXfly Takeout

I have until this current crisis traversed this route fortnightly. In fact, I was booked on a flight between Qantas and Adelaide yesterday before South Australia closed its borders. I daresay I know the flight attendants who were on the turned around flight by sight.

My thoughts are with the affected workers, and the passengers and crew of the turned around aircraft

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe

Categories

Follow me on Twitter

Previously . . .

Subscribe to the Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive regular updates about 2PAXfly.

Reviews, deals, offers, and most of all opinion will be in your inbox.

We won't spam you, and we won't share your details with others.

Newsletter Regularity

You have Successfully Subscribed!

%d bloggers like this: