Alice Springs desert becomes airplane ‘graveyard’ for Singapore A380s

Last week four a380 Jumbo Jets arrived at Alice Springs airport in the middle of the red, Australian outback.

The first time the town of 25,000 has received such a large aircraft, it would be even more impressive were there not already six Boeing MAX 8s and 13 narrow body aircraft waiting in the desert.

Singapore Airlines and subsidiary airlines Scoot and Silk are storing the aircraft in the arid outback to preserve the excess fleet for a time post-Covid-19, when demand for air travel takes off once again.

Some $5billion worth of Aircraft from around the world now being holed up in the desert near Alice Springs due to COVID-19 travel downturn

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