Air New Zealand will begin operating quarantine-free flights between Auckland and Brisbane from January 7.
Australia has lifted quarantine restrictions for New Zealanders entering the country — although they continue to apply to people flying from Australia to New Zealand — prompting AirNZ to operate similar flights to Sydney and Melbourne.
New Zealanders returning to their homeland still need to quarantine for 14 days, pay for quarantine, and register via a government website.
AirNZ currently operates five return flights between Auckland and Brisbane, three of which will be quarantine-free services. The two quarantine flights cannot read more ⇒