Australia back on the tourist map as international visitors return

Qantas flights from eight abroad locations are touching down in Australia at this time, bringing the primary worldwide vacationers in nearly two years and an eagerly anticipated enhance for the nation’s tourism trade.

The Qantas Group will fly greater than 14,000 passengers into Australia this week as quarantine and border limitations for worldwide vacationers come down.

QF12 from Los Angeles was the primary to land at 6.20am and flights from different worldwide locations together with Vancouver, Singapore and London will arrive into Sydney all through the day. Jetstar’s first unrestricted worldwide flight JQ18 will contact down in Melbourne from Phuket at 10.05am and QF70 from Delhi to Melbourne will arrive at 1.35pm.

Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce mentioned bookings had been sturdy because the Australian Authorities introduced the nation was opening to worldwide guests, and at this time’s arrivals would be the first of many.

“It’s truthful to say we’ve all been ready a very long time to welcome guests again to Australia. The 1000’s of worldwide vacationers arriving this week and lots of extra over the approaching months will assist kickstart the tourism trade which has performed it robust for the previous couple of years.

“We’re on this place at this time due to the thousands and thousands of Australians who rolled up their sleeves to get the jab and provides the Australian Authorities and state and territory governments’ confidence that we are able to safely reopen to the world.

“We are able to clearly see from the Australian Authorities’s announcement that persons are very eager to come back again to Australia, and we proceed to see sturdy bookings out of the US and UK, in addition to South Africa and Canada.”

Qantas restarted its worldwide community for Australian residents and visa holders on 1st November 2021, with plenty of routes coming on-line since then. Sydney to Dallas recommenced flying on sixteenth February, and flights to different locations are scheduled to relaunch in coming weeks together with:

  • Melbourne to Honolulu (Jetstar) – From 1st March
  • Sydney to Honolulu (Jetstar) – From third March
  • Melbourne to Denpasar (Jetstar) – From 14th March
  • Sydney to Denpasar (Jetstar) – From fifteenth March
  • Brisbane to Singapore – From twenty seventh March
  • Sydney to Manila – From twenty seventh March
  • Sydney to Denpasar – From twenty eighth March
  • Darwin to Dili – From thirtieth March
  • Brisbane to Los Angeles – From 1st April