The government of New Zealand has announced that it will reopen the country’s borders to fully vaccinated international travellers in April 2022, after almost 2 years of strict border restrictions.
Air New Zealand has announced that it will require all international travellers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 starting February 2022.
In what may be a sign of hope about the future, American Airlines has scheduled flights to New Zealand. Starting December this year, the carrier will recommence services to Auckland and launch a brand-new route to Christchurch.
Emirates is expecting to bring back its iconic superjumbos to Australia and New Zealand starting late 2021, with A380 tickets now selling between Dubai and Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Christchurch.