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Qantas and Jetstar cut capacity as demand decreases

The Qantas Group has confirmed that it has cut capacity and is adjusting flying levels to better match travel demand in light of the sudden growth in COVID-19 cases in Australia.

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Emirates reveals plans to operate full capacity flights to Australia

Emirates has announced that it is increasing its capacity on flights from Dubai to Australia, with the easing of local government restrictions on international travel.

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Airbus wins Qantas’ order for its Fleet Renewal Program

In October 2021, IH Aviation and Travel had reported that Qantas was in the process of finalising a 10 year Domestic Fleet Renewal Program. At the time, the airline was evaluating different aircraft options from Boeing (B737MAXs), Airbus (A320neos and A220s) and Embraer (E-2 Family Jets). Well, Qantas has finally finalised the order for its […]

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Qantas to launch nonstop flights to Rome

Qantas has announced the addition of Rome to its network. The carrier will launch nonstop flights to the city in mid-2022 and will mark its return to Rome after 18 years.

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Australia to lift international travel ban on vaccinated travellers

The Australian government has announced that it will lift ban on its citizens travelling abroad from next week, following 19 months of strict border closures.

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IHG to open a new Holiday Inn in Perth in November

IHG has announced that it will open a new Holiday Inn in Perth, Western Australia on 1st November 2021.

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Emirates and Qantas extend their partnership until 2028

Emirates and Qantas have announced that they have extended their partnership for another 5 years, meaning that both passengers and frequent flyers of both the airlines will have access to an expansive joint network, and millions of reward seats to travel across Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the United Kingdom.

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Australia to relax its international border restrictions for the first time this November

The government of Australia announced today that the ban on Australians travelling abroad will be lifted next month, a month ahead of the earlier scheduled December reopening, thus relaxing one of the toughest COVID-19 restrictions imposed globally.

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Qantas and Jetstar update Flight schedules as State Borders set to reopen

The Qantas Group, which comprises of Qantas and JetStar, has updated its flying schedule in response to the reopening plans and latest border assumptions in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia.

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Virgin Australia to launch a new route to Hobart; to resume Perth-Hobart flights

Virgin Australia today announced that it will launch a new route to Hobart, Tasmania in addition to the resumption of flights between Perth and Hobart in October 2021, just in time for the summer holidays.