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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Emirates further extends SA ban until 22 April 2021

Emirates has further extended its suspension of outbound passenger flights from South Africa to April 22. The UAE flag carrier initially hoped to lift the ban on April 8 and later pushed back its return date to April 15. This is in line with UAE government directives that restrict the entry of travellers originating from South Africa.
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AUSTRALIA/ NEW ZEALAND: Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble Confirmed

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today confirmed that two-way travel between Australia and New Zealand will commence from 11:59pm Sunday 18 April 2021, passengers will be able to travel from Australia to New Zealand and return without needing to quarantine. At this stage, vaccinations are not mandatory for travel, however we encourage you to check both Australian and New Zealand government websites for full details of eligibility.
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VIRGIN ATLANTIC: Airline to begin health pass trials from 16 April 2021

The airline has announced what it calls a major step forward towards the introduction of digital health passes by partnering with IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssure to launch two separate, complementary trials. From 16 April, Virgin Atlantic will commence a one-month trial of the IATA Travel Pass on its popular London Heathrow-Barbados services, in close collaboration with the government of the Caribbean island, which will accept the pass at its border.
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EMIRATES: Airline suspends flights to Nigeria in response to government directive

The Dubai-based airline has announced that, in line with government directives, passenger flights to and from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) are suspended until further notice. Passengers travelling to and from Lagos and Abuja will not be accepted for travel, and those who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days are not permitted to board from any other point to the UAE.
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QATAR AIRWAYS: Airline to resume flights to Mykonos as Greek tourism re-opens

The middle-eastern airline has announced that it is resuming its service to Mykonos, Greece for the summer season - as the destination welcomes visitors once again. Qatar Airways is planning to operate three flights per week using an A320 aircraft.
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