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news.com.au 22 Nov, 2021 07:00 am

Air New Zealand cancels 1000 Australia flights, citing border uncertainty

Air New Zealand cancels 1000 Australia flights, citing border uncertainty
Air New Zealand has cancelled more than 1000 flights between Australia and New Zealand till December 31, 2021, due to continued border uncertainty between the two countries.

About 20,000 customers eager to fly between Australia and New Zealand have had their travel plans brutally dashed.Air New Zealand has cancelled more than 1000 flights between Australia and New Zealand till December 31, 2021, due to continued border uncertainty between the two countries.As it stands, the airline’s schedule past December 31 will remain in place and will do so until further instruction for the New Zealand government.“Continued border uncertainty between NZ and Australia means Air New Zealand cancelled more than 1000 flights through to 31 December 2021,” said Ms Geraghty.

“But our hands are tied until border restrictions ease, and we receive further clarity from the New Zealand government.” The travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand has run into multiple setbacks since it was first opened on April 19.

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