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New direct flights link Canberra and Newcastle

Canberra-based carrier Link Airways have announced its second flight route out of the ACT, offering four initial Canberra to Newcastle flights weekly, with plans for up to 11 in 2021.

Limited trans-Tasman travel bubble to start soon

The beginning of a trans-Tasman travel bubble announced today is being touted as “an important first step in reigniting international travel and Australia’s tourism economy”.

Canberra Airport welcomes direct Port Macquarie flights

Canberrans can add another holiday destination to the list, with direct flights to Port Macquarie launching from the Canberra Airport for the first time ever.

Direct flights to Hobart set to take off from Canberra

Canberra Airport has added yet another route out of the national capital as borders continue to reopen, with a carrier locked in to fly direct to Hobart from December.

ACT welcomes Alliance Airlines’ Queensland flights

In more promising news for Canberra Airport this week, a partnership with Alliance Airlines will see two new routes connecting Canberra to the Sunshine Coast and onto Cairns from next month.

Canberra Airport ramps up as some borders reopen

Canberra Airport is planning to return to seven-days-a-week operation from 3 October to cater for the increase in demand amid the South Australian and Queensland border re-openings.

South Australia opens border to Canberrans

Cries to uncouple the ACT from NSW have been heard by South Australia today, as the state welcomes Canberra residents to enter without the 14-day quarantine period from tonight.

Singapore Airlines departs Canberra, permanently

Singapore Airlines’ decision today to permanently withdraw flights between Canberra and Singapore is indicative of the large and growing challenges the ACT faces, local business groups have warned today.

Bubble burst: SA Premier delays ACT-SA travel bubble

It appears an ACT-SA travel bubble won’t be taking place until there has been a fortnight without COVID-19 community transmission in NSW.

Plea for aviation plan to avoid airport shutdown

The Canberra Airport is looking at a potential nine-month shutdown if a risk managed domestic aviation plan for is not in place by 1 October this year.