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THE CHART: What it's going to cost to cross the Tasman

Andy Fyers
Wed, 07 Apr 2021

THE CHART: What it's going to cost to cross the Tasman
Qantas and Air NZ will be competing for travellers on the trans-Tasman route once again.
Andy Fyers
Wed, 07 Apr 2021
Air New Zealand chief executive Greg Foran says Kiwis have been quick to take advantage of the trans-Tasman bubble.The airline boss told BusinessDesk it sold more tickets in the five minutes after the announcement of quarantine-free travel to Australia than it usually shifts in a couple of days.Despite the need to recoup millions in lost earnings, early indications are that prices on the trans-Tasman routes will be competitive, if not bargain prices.To get a sense of the market we surveyed the price for a return flight to Australia leaving on F...

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