TRAVEL Alert: COVID-19 TRAVEL UPDATE

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COVID-19 TRAVEL UPDATE

FOR AIRNORTH CUSTOMERS

Here at Airnorth, the safety of our customers and staff is our priority. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely and to comply with directives as advised by the World Health Organisation, Centre for Coronavirus Disease Control, the Australian Government Department of Health and aviation industry authorities.


Updated: 1:00pm  26 July 2021

A number of State, Territory and Local Governments have announced further travel restrictions and lockdowns in the destinations that we operate to/from.

Airnorth would like to advise most scheduled jet services will continue to operate as per our published timetable. To view the latest timetable please click here.

We encourage our customers to check State and Territory travel restrictions prior to commencing their travel plans.

Our Reservations team will be available Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm ACST. Please note that we are experiencing high call volumes and wait times are longer than usual.  

We appreciate your patience and thank you for your support during this time.

FLYING WITH US DOMESTICALLY

Whether your flying to, from or within Australia, we encourage our customers to check local, state or federal government and authorities’ websites for the latest information on travel restrictions and border force controls as new measures to keep Australian’s safe are being introduced in response to Coronavirus and may impact you travel plans.

TRAVEL ADVICE ON NSW DECLARED HOTSPOTS

Most State and Territories do require travellers to complete an Arrivals form prior to your actual travel. Airnorth strongly encourage customers to review their destinations entry requirements prior to commencing your travel.

  • For the latest information on travel into and around the Northern Territory, please click here
  • For the latest information on travel into and around the Queensland, please click here
  • For the latest information on travel into and around the Victoria, please click here
  • For the latest information on travel into and around the Western Australia, please click here
  • For the latest information on travel into Australia, please click here

You’re required to wear a mask on all Australian domestic flights.

Your face mask needs to cover your mouth and nose and must be worn unless you’re under 12 years of age or have a medical condition.

When travelling within Australia, you’ll need to wear your mask as soon as you enter the airport, and also inflight.​

Ensure you’re aware of any government requirements that apply at your destination, including wearing face masks and coverings.

FLYING WITH US INTERNATIONALLY

Travelling with us to and from Darwin, Australia – Dili, Timor-Leste

We are delighted to confirm the recommencement of our weekly Darwin to Dili one-way service for approved passengers.

​NEW ENTRY CONDITIONS INTO TIMOR LESTE

The Government have issued new conditions of entry for travel into Timor-Leste.

​A part of the new conditions of entry include:

  • Only travellers with exemptions are permitted to enter;
  • Travellers must apply via the Consul-General of Timor-Leste and be granted permission prior to boarding their flight;
  • Airnorth maybe asked to provide Border Force authorities a passenger manifest of all booked passengers at least 24 hours prior to departure;

Please note: Exempt travellers who purchase a ticket from Airnorth, accept and consent to Airnorth including their names on such lists. 

For more information:
CONSULATE-GENERAL OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF TIMOR-LESTE
Unit 2, Level 5, 21 Lindsay Street
GPO Box 4545, Darwin, NT 0801
Phone: (08) 8941 0239

Regretfully, our Dili to Darwin services continue to be suspended until further notice.

​SUSPENDED SERVICES

From Darwin to McArthur River until June 30, 2021

​From McArthur River to Darwin until June 30, 2021

​From Dili to Darwin until further notice

BOOKING CHANGES AND CREDITS

Plan your travel with confidence when you book with Airnorth.  

We have waived all change fees applicable for customers who have tickets issued between 01 September 2019 to 31 January 2021, with a travel period between 29 October 2020 to 30 June 2021.  Validity of active credits from 01 September 2019 will be extended from 12 months to 18 months from the date of ticket issue.

Customers who wish to cancel their bookings will be able to do so with the value retained in credit.

Flights can be rebooked but if the new fare is higher, a fare difference must be paid.

Due to high demand, we’re experiencing some delays in call wait times and the processing of flight credits, refunds and other options.

If your flights were booked through Qantas code share, a travel agency or third-party website, contact these companies directly for assistance.

Also, check Manage my Booking or flight status for the most up-to-date information on your flights.

If we’ve cancelled your Airnorth flight, we’ll rebook you on the next available flight to your booked destination, at no additional cost to you. Alternatively, you can choose a flight credit. You won’t be charged any change or cancellation fees. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

​AIRNORTH INFLIGHT HEALTH AND WELLBEING

The health and safety of our customers and crew, is our highest priority. Travel is an important part of life, and we know there’s understandable concern about COVID-19.

While the risk of inflight transmission remains extremely low, we’ve introduced additional safety measures and updated our inflight services. We also strongly recommend you wear a face mask on all flights. If you do not have a face mask, please ask one of our friendly cabin crew who will provide one free of charge.

To date Airnorth has not carried any persons who have had COVID-19.To minimise risk, Airnorth has undertaken significant measures to ensure your journey with us is safe and enjoyable.

Our regular cleaning and maintenance procedures have been amended to include a disinfect process with a unique antimicrobial technology that actively protects our treated hard and soft surfaces for up to 100 days.

All of our aircraft have been fitted with a Universal Precaution Kit in addition to the biohazard kit which include gloves, hand sanitiser and face masks to keep our customers and crew safe if in the event of a suspected case during flight.

STAY HEALTHY WITH GOOD HYGIENE

Here’s how you can stay safe when travelling:

  • Regularly wash your hands
  • Use hand sanitiser,
  • Cover your sneeze or cough with your arm
  • Wear a face mask when travelling

BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER WHEN TRAVELLING

An act of kindness can improve your wellbeing and those travelling to the same destination during this challenging time. Whether flying for business or leisure, Airnorth is committed to ensuring you reach your destination in comfort, style and safety.

​For further information please contact:
E: marketing@airnorth.com.au