Millicent Bryant made her first solo flight at the age of 49 in 1927. The life of this bold, unconventional woman was tragically cut short in a ferry disaster that same year.
The aviation industry was already expecting a severe pilot shortage over the coming years. The pandemic could make it even worse.
Interviews with Ansett Airlines employees ten years after the airline’s collapse reveals a workforce much more resilient than expected - thanks mostly to how much staff helped each other.
Virgin Australia has gone into administration. From the collapse of former airlines we know staff might not only lose a job, but a family.