• Here's the statement: https://www.pm.gov.au/media/statement-national-cabinet

  • The statement following the National Cabinet decision was not that the old caps restart automatically in February, but "Arrangements on international passenger caps will be reviewed by National Cabinet in early February"It doesn't make sense to automatically reinstate the old cap after a month, i...

  • I’d like bikkies and cheese, or a nice sparkling in the lounge, and not crowded please (I hate SYD and MEL in peak). Keep the baristas, thanks. And some more bikkies and cheese in the cabin. Yeah, the in flight espresso would win me; if TrenItalia can do an espresso machine on a cart, so ca...

  • Possibly this is an old list, I recall some requirement about Afghans and UAE from somd timd ago.Dubai's 'The National' has published a lengthy list which includes numerous Australian Labs. Very useful as other countries have similar requirements, including the one I am supposed to be travelling ...

  • Wait and see looks like the right advice. At this stage the travel ban runs out on 18 June, so there is nothing now banning you from travel on 6 July, which also means you can't be exempted- there is nothing ATM to exempt you from. Of course it's likely the emergency and the ban will be extended,...

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  • Have been doing CX via HKG to DXB for years. The PE is cheap, but you get Y only on the 7.5 hour HKG-DXB sector. You might check pricing on J, they are consistently ~$2000 cheaper return than QF/EK. Also if doing it regularly, burn some points on the first outbound, then book DXB-AUS returns afte...

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