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US rescinds global 'do not travel' coronavirus warning

US rescinds global 'do not travel' coronavirus warning

Americans still face travel restrictions across the world because of the uncontrolled spread of the coronavirus in the country.

  • by Mike Stobbe and Matthew Lee

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Virgin Australia to axe 3000 jobs, sell long-haul jets in relaunch
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Virgin Australia to axe 3000 jobs, sell long-haul jets in relaunch

The airline will sack about a third of its workforce, retire its budget Tigerair brand and offload its long-haul international jets as part of a re-launch under its new owner, Bain Capital.

  • by Patrick Hatch
Ardern says trans-Tasman bubble a long way off
Coronavirus pandemic

Ardern says trans-Tasman bubble a long way off

It has been 93 days since New Zealand last saw a case of COVID-19 with no known source.

  • by Henry Cooke
Grieving daughter pleads with authorities to isolate with her Perth mother
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Grieving daughter pleads with authorities to isolate with her Perth mother

Natalia Southern has been trying to finish her quarantine at her mother’s home to comfort her after the death of her father earlier in July.

  • by Hamish Hastie
'Extremely distressing': WA travel agents can't survive on stimulus so far provided
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'Extremely distressing': WA travel agents can't survive on stimulus so far provided

Cheap Kimberley flights haven't helped travel agents, who survive on packaging hotels and tours into flight deals that help stimulate regional tourism.

  • by Aja Styles
Airlines less hopeful on COVID-19 recovery, expect to suffer for years
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Airlines less hopeful on COVID-19 recovery, expect to suffer for years

Global airlines cut their coronavirus recovery forecast on Tuesday, saying it would take until 2024 for passenger traffic to return to pre-crisis levels. And business travel volumes may never come back.

  • by Laurence Frost and Tim Hepher
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The green smoothie index: nowhere hit harder than JobKeeper capital Byron Bay
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The green smoothie index: nowhere hit harder than JobKeeper capital Byron Bay

More than 60 per cent of businesses in Byron are now relying on JobKeeper to stay afloat - more than any other local government area.

  • by Julie Power
Cleared for landing: Stokes' political clout unveiled as federal minister, Premier discuss hotel lockdown exemption
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Cleared for landing: Stokes' political clout unveiled as federal minister, Premier discuss hotel lockdown exemption

A trail of emails obtained by WAtoday lay bare the Seven West boss’ political connections as he sought approval to avoid hotel quarantine and self-isolate in the Kimberley upon his return from coronavirus-stricken Colorado in April.

  • by Hamish Hastie
In one year, Brisbane Airport fell from busiest day to empty terminal
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In one year, Brisbane Airport fell from busiest day to empty terminal

For the first seven months a record number of tourists were arriving. By the second half of the year the airport's international terminal was deserted.

  • by Tony Moore
Returning travellers will need to fork out $3000 for NSW hotel quarantine
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Returning travellers will need to fork out $3000 for NSW hotel quarantine

International travellers flying into NSW will pay $3000 for their two-week stint in hotel quarantine from midnight Saturday.

  • by Kate Aubusson and Andrew Taylor
'Held against our will': Dutch citizens struggle to leave Australia
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'Held against our will': Dutch citizens struggle to leave Australia

Delays in processing travel exemption requests are causing stress and hardship for people who want to depart the country.

  • by Andrew Taylor