When Could “Normal” Travel Resume? – AIR052

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By Matt Graham - Australian Frequent Flyer Editor. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Earlier this month, Qantas reopened international flight bookings for July 2021. But then, this week, Australia’s current and former Chief Medical Officers both said they didn’t expect regular international travel to Australia to resume until 2022. So, when can we expect some level of meaningful international travel to resume?

Also in this episode, Matt discusses the current state border arrangements, the impact of the recent reduction to Australia’s international arrival caps and how you can claim your share of free Velocity Frequent Flyer points.

Episode contents:

  • 2:12 – Fortnightly news round-up
  • 13:50 – Discussion on state border closures
  • 26:19 – Australia further reduces international arrival caps
  • 33:16 – When could Australia’s international borders reopen?
  • 40:06 – How to claim your free Velocity points

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Frequent Flyer Gazette articles referenced in the fortnightly news round-up:

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