Billions of dollars worth of passenger jets are waiting out the pandemic in the Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage facility near Alice Springs, where the dry climate is ideal for preserving them until they’re needed again. Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific are among the airlines that have sent much of their grounded fleet there, including mighty Airbus A380s. media_camera Dozens of planes that are out of use during the pandemic have been sent to the Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage facility near Alice Springs. Prior to this year there were only a handful of aircraft stored there.”media_camera The plane storage facility near Alice Springs. RELATED: ‘Ship graveyard’ where cruise ships go to diemedia_camera A Cathay Pacific aircraft at the facility.