A training college for China Southern Airlines pilots operating from Perth’s Jandakot Airport has gone into voluntary liquidation, with more than 60 local staff losing their jobs.
- The training college for China Southern Airlines had employed 62 local staff
- A liquidator hopes to sell the college’s 37 planes and Merredin Airport
- The Wheatbelt airport will remain open as expressions of interest are sought
“The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting closure of borders was a contributing factor to the ongoing viability of the business,” liquidator Grant Thornton Australia said in a statement.
Grant Thornton Australia said all 62 staff were sacked when it was appointed liquidator of China Southern West Australian Flying College on Monday….