The number of New Zealand travellers who have made it to WA after arriving on the east coast through the trans-Tasman travel bubble has more than doubled.
Western Australia has opted out of participating in a ‘one-way travel bubble’ agreement Scott Morrison inked with NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today.
Annabel Hennessy & Sarah Ison
Premier Mark McGowan announced the $1 million initiative this morning as part of the Government’s Wander Out Yonder campaign.
The supersonic age for passengers will roll out on October 7 when Denver-based company Boom unveils its XB-1 scaled prototype of the future of top-end air travel.
A passenger on a Virgin Australia flight from Brisbane to Sydney this morning has posted a picture on Twitter of used tissues in the seat back pocket.
Everyone currently on Rottnest, including staff and residents, are being ushered off the holiday island after the State Government announced it was to make it ‘available, if needed’.
Australians have been warned not to engage in any indoor gatherings over 100 people or to travel overseas under any circumstances.
Free on arrival visas to Bali are being suspended for a month all but assuring West Australians will be unable to travel to the tourist hot spot.
The US President is suspending all travel to Europe amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Travel bans on China and Iran have been extended to South Korea in the latest measures announced by Scott Morrison to try to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
Sources say Qantas’ new A350 will be the most spacious commercial aircraft in operation.
Baggage handlers and ground crew are set for a 24-hour strike over the Australian budget airline’s “best and final” employment proposal.
Health Minister Roger Cook said there was no reason for West Australians to change their travel plans.
Caitlyn Rintoul and Josh Zimmermann
A Bali tourist has reportedly tested positive to coronavirus, leaving authorities scrambling to find out whether other visitors are at risk.
Qantas has revealed the extraordinary safety measures its crew will go to as it transports Australians out of Wuhan.
Up to 250 passengers arriving at Perth Airport from mainland China tonight will be processed as usual after the announcement of travel restrictions across Australia.
Officials trying to contain the spread of coronavirus will deny entry to people who have left or passed through mainland China.
Travellers arriving in WA this morning have described unusual scenes as passengers try to protect themselves from the deadly coronavirus.
Passengers are being warned to be alert for flu-like symptoms to try and stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Boeing’s new jet lag-busting 777X takes its first flight this week.
Geoffrey Thomas, Seattle
Australian and New Zealand airlines have again dominated the annual safest airlines line-up. Find out which won the top spot for the seventh consecutive year.
Pilots were told early today that the Airbus planes modified with an extra fuel tank would be used in flights still subject to regulatory approval.
Geoffrey Thomas and Neale Prior
Qantas is working with sleep researchers to carry out a study on pilots and cabin crew on its 787 record-breaking ultra-long-haul trial flights to start this weekend.
West Australian motorists could save hundreds of dollars a year simply by choosing to fill up at low-priced petrol retailers, according to a new report.
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