Additional Air Freight capacity available for Australian Exporters. Effective from 9 April 2020 for a period of 4 WEEKS

09.04.2020 Austrade

To support Australian exporters, Qantas and Virgin Australia are offering air freight capacity on repatriation international passenger services to Auckland, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and London, from Thursday 9 April 2020.

While these services are limited, this will give Australian producers a way to obtain valuable inputs for their businesses.

The return flights to Australia will bring in vital medicines, medical supplies and equipment to support Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The confirmed international flights will operate for approximately 4 weeks on the following routes:


Click here to see more information on the Qantas website. 

Virgin Australia

Click here to see more information on the Virgin Australia website.

Extra freight-only flights

In addition, 55 commercial freight-only flights have also been scheduled for April, totalling 540 services for this month.

Contact your Freight Forwarder

The best way to access these flights is to utilise your standard freight operations channels, including your Freight Forwarder.

Otherwise, for more information on the repatriation flights, visit:
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