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  • the biggest airline in Australia, Qantas has pushed back its target to resume international flights to October.

  • The airline grounded its international fleet last March and I'd hoped to resume flights from July today, the chief executive, Alan Joyce said.

  • They will now wait until the expected completion of Australia's vaccine rollout in October.

  • With the exception of flights to New Zealand since the start of the year, we see in a huge surge in covid cases around the world, new strains emerging and a shift from herd immunity as the threshold for opening to fully vaccination to be the threshold for opening the border.

  • Australia began its mass inoculation drive on Sunday, having reported just under 29,000 covid 19 infections and 909 deaths since last March.

  • Qantas has said it will require international travelers to be vaccinated in order to board its flights.

  • The airline is not expecting international travel numbers to return to their pre covid levels until 2024 with capacity expected to be at 40% next year.

the biggest airline in Australia, Qantas has pushed back its target to resume international flights to October.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/26
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