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UNITED KINGDOM: US and EU travellers can avoid UK quarantine

People who were fully vaccinated in the EU or US will not need to isolate when coming to England, Scotland and Wales from an amber list country. After a meeting of senior UK government ministers yesterday 28 July, the go-ahead was given to treat fully inoculated travellers from the US and Europe the same as British residents, from Monday 2 August at 04:00 am. Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, confirmed the changes would apply to people who are fully inoculated with a vaccine approved by the US and EU medicines regulators. Travellers will still need to take either a lateral flow or PCR test pre-departure and a PCR test on the second day after they arrive.
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AUSTRALIA: Mask mandate extended in QLD for another week

The mask mandate that was due to end on Friday, 30 July in Queensland has been extended by another week in the following LGAs; Brisbane City Council, Logan, Moreton Bay, Ipswich, Redlands, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Noosa, Somerset, Lockyer Valley and Scenic Rim.
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EMIRATES AIRLINE: Flights to South Africa remain suspended until 07 Aug 2021

The suspension of passenger uplift from South Africa ( JNB, DUR & CPT) to Dubai has been further extended up to & including 7th August 2021.
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AUSTRALIA: New South Wales lockdown extended for another four weeks

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced the current lockdown affecting Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour will be extended for another four weeks until 12:01am on Saturday, 28 August 2021. Local government areas of Cumberland, Canterbury-Bankstown, Blacktown, Liverpool, Fairfield, Parramatta, Campbelltown, and Georges River also remain as areas with the strictest restrictions in New South Wales.
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Manchester Airport : welcomes new airlines to T2 development

Manchester Airport has confirmed a new tranche of airlines will be moving into the Terminal Two development. The facility opened to its first customers last week, with flights initially being operated by Jet2.com, TUI and then Singapore Airlines. After the success of these operations – and as travel restrictions ease – the airport has confirmed the next airlines to move will be Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Brussels Airlines.
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Emirates : launches new flight to Miami, Florida

Emirates is connecting global business and leisure travellers with its first-ever passenger service between Dubai and Miami. The airline celebrated the inaugural flight of its four times a week service when it touched down in Miami at 11:00 local time on Saturday. Emirates flight EK213 was welcomed by Miami International Airport with a water cannon salute, and drew in an audience of passengers, aviation fans and guests.
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easyJet : to offer Morocco connection from Glasgow this winter

easyJet has confirmed the launch of new flights from Glasgow to Morocco this winter. From November 4th, flights and holidays will take off from Glasgow Airport to the popular beach destination of Agadir, offering customers in Scotland even more choice for enjoying a holiday this winter.
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SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa moves to adjusted alert level three

South Africa will move to adjusted alert level three with immediate effect. All COVID-19 health and safety protocols must be followed, including observance of guidelines for social distancing, sanitation, hygiene and use of appropriate personal protective equipment, like cloth face masks. The following measures will be implemented - A curfew will be in place between 10h00 pm and 04h00 am. Should your travel to/from an airport fall outside of curfew hours, you will need to produce your ticket or travel itinerary to show your reason for travel. Inter-provincial travel will resume. All gatherings are permitted however only a minimum of 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors will be allowed. Smaller venues are only permitted to operate at 50% capacity. Non-essential establishments such as restaurants, taverns, bars and fitness centers may open however will need to close by 21h00 pm in light of curfew. The sale of alcohol at retail outlets for off-site consumption is only permitted Monday to Thursday, between 10h00 am and 18h00 pm. The sale of alcohol for on-site consumption is permitted as per licensing conditions and up to 20h00pm. Schools will re-open on 26 July 2021 according to strict health protocols.
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NEW ZEALAND: Quarantine Free Travel from all Australian states and territories to New Zealand suspended

The NZ Government has suspended quarantine-free travel from Australia to New Zealand from 11.59 pm (NZT), Friday 23 July. The suspension will continue for a further 8 weeks and will be reviewed in September. For 7 days from 11.59 pm (NZ) Friday 23 July, eligible travellers will be able to return to New Zealand.
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AUSTRALIA: QLD closes border to NSW and extends make mandate

QLD will close its border to NSW from 01.00am on Friday, 23 July 2021. NSW will remain a declared hotspot for four weeks, with a possible earlier review pending the outcome of their current outbreak. NSW/QLD border zone residents can only enter the state for essential reasons. This includes: Healthcare, work, education, essential shopping and caring for vulnerable people. QLD residents will be able to travel into the NSW border zone for similar reasons, but not further than the border zone. QLD residents can return from non-border zone locations in NSW, but will need to complete 14 days in hotel quarantine. Face mask restrictions will continue to apply for South East Queensland until Friday, 30 July 2021. This includes anyone who has been to the impacted areas in South East Queensland in the last 14 days. Other restrictions have been eased.
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AUSTRALIA: WA moves SA to 'medium risk'

SA has been reclassified as a medium risk state by WA, meaning only travellers with an exemption can enter WA. The hard border comes into force from 12.00pm on Thursday, 22 July 2021.
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AUSTRALIA: QLD declares SA a hotspot

From 1.00am on Thursday, 22 July 2021 all of SA will be a declared COVID-19 hotspot. The identified date for the SA hotspots will be 22 July 2021. Anyone who entered QLD from SA before 1.00am on Thursday, 22 2021 July should immediately get tested and quarantine at home until receiving a negative result.
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AUSTRALIA: NSW lockdown extended to LGAs of Orange, Blayney and Cabonne

Orange, Blayney, and the Cabonne Shire Council will go into lockdown from midnight on Tuesday, 210 July 2021 for seven days until 12:01am on Wednesday, 28 July 2021. The stage one restrictions mean people can only leave their home for essential things. However, construction will continue and shops will remain open.

AUSTRALIA: Tasmania declares all of SA as high-risk

Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein has announced that from 4.00pm on Tuesday, 20 July 2021, all of SA will be declared as high-risk. Anyone intending to travel to Tasmania after 4.00pm on Tuesday, 20 July 2021 who has been in SA on or since 8 July 2021, will not be able to enter Tasmania unless approved as an essential traveller. Quarantine and other requirements are in place for essential travellers.
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AUSTRALIA: SA to go into lockdown

South Australia will go into lockdown for seven days, beginning at 6.00pm on Tuesday, 20 July 2021. There will be just five reasons to leave your home: Care and compassion reasons, such as caring for a loved one, essential work, purchase of essential goods, such as a food, medical reasons, including vaccination and testing and exercise, but it must be limited to people from the same household. SA schools will also close from Wednesday, 21 July 2021.
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AUSTRALIA: WA closes border to SA

WA has closed its borders to anyone who has travelled through SA since Thursday, 08 July 2021, requiring anyone entering the state after that date to isolate for 14 days and take a COVID-19 test within 48 hours of arriving and again on day 12. Those unable to quarantine at home will be directed to hotel quarantine.
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AUSTRALIA: Victoria lockdown extended by a week

Premier Daniel Andrews has announced the current lockdown will be extended by seven days and will now end at midnight on Tuesday, 27 July 2021. Any travel to Victoria using red zone permits will also be temporarily paused.
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AUSTRALIA: SA introduces COVID restrictions

South Australia has announced the state will enter Level 4 restrictions from midnight on Monday, 19 July 2021 and ending on Friday, 23 July 2021. Level 4 restrictions include: Face masks for all high-risk settings, non-essential retail closed, one person per four square metres, outdoor dining only, no communal consumption facilities, seated food and beverage consumption only, indoor fitness facilities closed and no team or contact club sport.
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NEW ZEALAND: Pause on quarantine-free travel from Victoria extended

Pause on quarantine-free travel from Victoria extended; Quarantine free travel with Queensland and South Australia continues while officials closely monitor the situation.
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