Virgin Australia had more than A$5 billion (US$3.2 billion) in debt as of the end of 2019. Photo: AP

Virgin Australia collapses, becoming Asia’s first airline to be claimed by coronavirus

  • Virgin Australia had already furloughed 80 per cent of its 10,000-strong workforce but will continue to operate some flights for essential workers, freight and the repatriation of Australians
  • The airline had more than A$5 billion (US$3.2 billion) in debt as of the end of 2019
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Virgin Australia had more than A$5 billion (US$3.2 billion) in debt as of the end of 2019. Photo: AP
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