Foreign airlines risk pulling out as Victorian outbreak accelerates
The country’s airports have warned the federal government that foreign airlines risk pulling out of Australia even as the country reopens its international border, resulting in fewer seats and higher prices, unless clearer plans are made. are immediately locked.
Submissions to the former Secretary of the Ministry of Health Jane haltonThe International Airport’s review of the quarantine system reveals that the airport industry is alarmed by the lack of preparedness to resume overseas travel once 80% of Australians are vaccinated.
Sydney Airport and the Australian Airports Association have expressed doubts about the government’s plan to reopen, saying airlines need long delays to restore flights and insufficient information has been provided to allow the restart of flights. services.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Commerce and Tourism Dan Tehan has signaled high demand is likely to cause long wait times for Australians who must renew their passports before they can board a plane.
“The department is doing everything possible to prepare, but longer than usual processing times cannot be ruled out … once you are fully vaccinated, it is time to dust off your passport and make sure it is. still valid, ”Mr. Tehan said. noted.
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