Canberra Airport has kicked off its busiest week in months as borders opened between the ACT, NSW and Victoria.
November 1st commenced the return of quarantine-free interstate travel between the ACT, NSW and VIC. With these eased restrictions in place additional states to follow, Canberra Airport is seeing the increase in services to Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle and Port Macquarie.
“There is a lot to be looking forward to in aviation and a lot to be looking forward to in Canberrans being able to travel,” Canberra Airport head of aviation Michael Thomson said.
“A more important thing perhaps, more people being able to come to our Territory and region to support the businesses that have really struggled with COVID.” he said.
There will be 140 flights this week, with more than 200 next week.
Most states will require travellers to be fully vaccinated when they arrive, including NSW and Victoria.