Credit: ABC

Budget Airline Bonza Enters Voluntary Administration

Budget airline Bonza has entered voluntary administration.

The notice was filed to Australian Securities & Investments Commission on Tuesday after flights across the country were leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.

The notices identifies Richard Albarran, Kathleen Vouris, Brent Kijurina and Cameron Shaw from accounting firm Hall Chadwick have been appointed as external administrators.

Bonza has made no further statement following this morning’s apologising to customers on behalf of CEO Tim Jordan.

“Bonza has temporarily suspended services due to be operated today, as discussions are currently underway regarding the ongoing viability of the business,” Mr Jordan said on Tuesday.

“We apologise to our customers who are impacted by this and we’re working as quickly as possible to determine a way forward that ensures there is ongoing competition in the Australian domestic aviation market.”

It comes just days after the airline announced it would scale back flights nationally.

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