International travel: NZ restarts Cook Islands flights, Thailand adds three cities to ‘sandbox’ while Japan extends travel ban
With restrictions changing more frequently most people change their knickers, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know right here.
Jetstar fly to Thailand for first time since March 2020
Brace yourself for an influx of Instagram posts showing tourists visiting pristine beaches, drinking Chang beer, and eating Thai food (all of which they can do in Australia).
Qantas updates air fleet, expects $1.1b loss by end of 2021
The latest updates from Qantas have clarified that the airline is ‘flying high’ physically, but not so much metaphorically.
Aussie is appointed as CEO of The Travel Concierge Sri Lanka
The new appointment could see quite a few more Aussies paying a visit to Sri Lanka once the pandemic is well and truly over.
New Zealand reveals reopening plan with Australians shut out until April
by Ali Coulton
Our neighbours across the ditch appear to have scrapped the trans-Tasman bubble, announcing Australians won’t be able to enter the country until all foreign nationals can.
Abu Dhabi welcomes travellers back with five new bucket list experiences
Extend your clients next stopover in the Emirates capital and tack on a kayaking trip around the Louvre. How on earth will they get to the Louvre from the Middle East? Find out here.
NEW ROUTE: Qantas to connect Melbourne and Delhi for the first time
The flying kangaroo celebrated its resumption of international flights from Melbourne by giving the Victorian capital a new way to travel to India.
Air New Zealand cancels more than 1,000 trans-Tasman flights due to “continued border uncertainty”
In devastating news for thousands of holidaymakers across the trans-Tasman, Air NZ has pulled the pin on a large number of flights that were due to take off this year.
Federal government makes more international border changes
Australia continues to shake off its ‘hermit kingdom’ status, but unfortunately the ‘climate change laggard’ moniker remains.
Flight Centre boss reconsiders suing WA thanks to English cricketers
Skroo has revealed he might not sue Western Australia after all. But what do English cricketers have to do with it? Find out here.
Cruise ban likely to lift before Christmas, says Health Minister
Although Greg Hunt’s computer screen isn’t visible in this image, one can only assume he is researching his next overseas cruise, in light of this announcement.
New research reveals Aussies “lukewarm” on international travel
It appears Aussies’ appetite for international travel may not be quite as big as the industry had hoped once borders began reopening.
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