Baggage handlers drive a ground support vehicle around Qantas aircraft in Sydney. Driving the vehicles that take bags to planes and between terminals is one of the tasks the airline’s executives are being asked to cover. Photo: AFP
Baggage handlers drive a ground support vehicle around Qantas aircraft in Sydney. Driving the vehicles that take bags to planes and between terminals is one of the tasks the airline’s executives are being asked to cover. Photo: AFP
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Australia’s Qantas asks top execs to become baggage handlers for 3 months amid labour crunch

  • Australia’s national airline is looking for at least 100 volunteers from head office to load and unload luggage at Sydney and Melbourne airports
  • The need for Qantas to put executives on the job for months underscores the depth of the aviation industry’s labour shortage as global travel rebounds

Baggage handlers drive a ground support vehicle around Qantas aircraft in Sydney. Driving the vehicles that take bags to planes and between terminals is one of the tasks the airline’s executives are being asked to cover. Photo: AFP
Baggage handlers drive a ground support vehicle around Qantas aircraft in Sydney. Driving the vehicles that take bags to planes and between terminals is one of the tasks the airline’s executives are being asked to cover. Photo: AFP
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