Australian holidaymakers pay through the roof for accommodation as staff shortages bite
Travellers have been warned to brace for more chaotic airport delays as school holidays kick off in a number of states.
It is set to be the busiest period at airports across the country since the pandemic began and there were queues building at some Melbourne Airport terminals from 6am.
At one stage, the line was out the door at the Virgin terminal.
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By 8am the queues had eased, but passengers have been advised to still allow plenty of extra time if travelling on Friday.
Mike McNess from the Transport Workers’ Union told Sunrise there is a shortage of skilled labour due to staff being sacked during the pandemic.
“We’ve now got a situation where a lot of the untrained …
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