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Airlines told to find ways to keep freight moving

Paul McBeth
Tue, 24 Mar 2020

Paul McBeth
Tue, 24 Mar 2020
Transport Minister Phil Twyford wants airlines to put forward proposals to keep capacity on key air freight routes for at least the next six months.Up to $330 million will be made available to ensure those routes are maintained, and to deal with any other issues that may arise in the aviation sector, Twyford said in a statement. That’s the balance of the government’s $600 million aviation package.A request for proposals for the first round of freight support will be released today and decisions made within the next two weeks, Twyford said. Cabi...

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