Air New Zealand Resumes Quarantine-free flights to Australia

Air New Zealand Resumes Quarantine-free flights to Australia

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Air New Zealand will resume their flights to Sydney and Melbourne in Australia. Quarantine-free flights to Brisbane remain suspended until March 20, however.

Leanne Geraghty, Air New Zealand’s Chief Customer and Sales Officer, says the operations will continue with three services from Auckland-Sydney and two from Auckland-Melbourne.

“We’ll be resuming flights between Sydney and Norfolk Island from 19 March. Because aircrew is currently unable to operate domestic services in Queensland without completing a 14 day quarantine period, this will impact our ability to operate between Brisbane and Norfolk Island while the restrictions on Queensland travel remain in place,” said Ms Geraghty.

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“We are pleased to be able to connect our customers with these Australian destinations once again and look forward to resuming quarantine-free flights to Brisbane in due course.”

The Victoria State Government requires people who travel to Melbourne to apply for a Travel Permit before checking in. Going from Auckland to Melbourne or Sydney will require people to take a COVID-19 test within 72 hours after their arrival.

Upon arrival, they will have to remain self-isolated until they receive a negative test result.

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