All Australians returning from overseas will be quarantined in government-designated facilities such as hotels from today. The new rule, designed to eliminate any possibility of returning travellers passing on COVID-19, came into effect from 11.59pm on Saturday 28 March 2020. Australians arriving back from overseas have been required to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival … [Read more...]
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The Australian government has now introduced enhanced screening of inbound arriving passengers as it fights to reduce the spread of coronavirus. With the new COVID-19 measures in place, here's what it's like arriving in Australia as an international passenger right now... Getting back to Australia Over the last few weeks, the coronavirus situation has been evolving rapidly. … [Read more...]
The Australian government is now requiring all international travellers to self-isolate for two weeks after arriving into Australia. The measure, designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19, came into effect at midnight last night and applies to everyone - including Australian citizens - except for operating flight crews. At this time, the self-isolation requirement is … [Read more...]
Earlier this year, Lufthansa attempted to sue a passenger that exploited hidden-city ticketing. After they skipped the last flight on their ticket, the German airline demanded this customer pay the substantial difference in ticket price. The court case generated a lot of public interest and was seen as a "test" to see if the courts would set a precedent that favoured the … [Read more...]
If you're flying to, from or within Canada, you're now entitled to up to $1,000 in compensation if your flight is delayed or cancelled. And if you're bumped from a flight due to overbooking, you could receive up to $2,400. As part of new Air Passenger Protection laws, airlines in Canada are also now required to compensate passengers for lost baggage. The new Air Passenger … [Read more...]