IHG has announced that it will open a new Holiday Inn in Perth, Western Australia on 1st November 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Qantas has announced the launch of its reward campaign for COVID-19 vaccinated Australians. The airline says that this will help them to recognise their role in helping the country get out of lockdown.
Swissport has announced the opening of its first lounge under its Aspire brand in Australia.
Jetstar has announced that it will connect Brisbane and Perth with nonstop flights. The new service is Jetstar’s 2nd significant route announcement from Brisbane and the carrier’s 7th new route in the past 12 months.
Qantas has announced a further domestic expansion with 7 new flights. The airline has also confirmed that it will be deploying widebody aircrafts on domestic routes.
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.