Airfares on special flights to India announced

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Limited seats-Economy $2478; Business $5416; First: $7700 Venkat Raman Auckland, June 2, 2020 An economy class ticket (one-way) on the special flights to India from Auckland will cost $2478, the Wellington-based Indian High Commission has announced. Business Class seats are also available at $5416 per person. First Class tickets will cost $7700. Tickets must be purchased within the timeframe specified,…

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Airfares on special flights to India announced

Limited seats-Economy $2478; Business $5416; First: $7700 Venkat Raman Auckland, June 2, 2020 An economy class ticket (one-way) on the special flights to India from Auckland will cost $2478, the Wellington-based Indian High Commission has announced. Business Class seats are also available at $5416 per person. First Class tickets will cost $7700. Tickets must be purchased within the timeframe specified,…

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Singapore Airlines to recommence flights to New Zealand from June 9

Two weekly services to Auckland and one service to Christchurch Supplied Content Auckland, June 2, 2020 Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced resumption of scheduled passenger services to Auckland and Christchurch as part of its minimum connectivity network. The schedule will be in effect until July 31, 2020 but subject to developments. The re-instatement of twice-weekly services to Auckland and once-weekly…

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Singapore Airlines to launch world’s longest commercial flights

Singapore-New York services to be launched in October Non-stop flights will be fastest way to travel between the two cities Supplied Content Singapore, June 3, 2018 Singapore Airlines (SIA) will launch the world’s longest commercial flights in October, with non-stop services between Singapore and New York using the new Airbus A350-900ULR (Ultra-Long-Range). Flights are to be launched on October 11,…

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First Air India repatriation flight lands in Auckland

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Revised Schedule of five more flights to India announced Venkat Raman Auckland, June 5, 2020 It was an emotional moment for 233 people who arrived from India at the Auckland International Airport this morning, thanks to the efforts of the Indian and New Zealand governments and their respective diplomatic missions in New Delhi and Wellington. The special flight, operated by…

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First Air India repatriation flight lands in Auckland

Air India Flight

Revised Schedule of five more flights to India announced Venkat Raman Auckland, June 5, 2020 It was an emotional moment for 233 people who arrived from India at the Auckland International Airport this morning, thanks to the efforts of the Indian and New Zealand governments and their respective diplomatic missions in New Delhi and Wellington. The special flight, operated by…

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Schemes to allow migrant workers, students, partners and new skilled workers

But there are conditions and pre-requisites for entry              Auckland Airport International Arrivals in March 2020 (RNZ Photo by Liu Chen No fewer than five announcements in the last week have changed the immigration landscape for some workers, visitors and employers. Some partners of New Zealanders and temporary visa holders stuck overseas were given respite, and Labour…

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‘Team of Six Million’ dubs Covid quarantine fees unfair

‘Team of Six Million’ dubs Covid quarantine fees unfair

Laura Walters Wellington, August 1, 2020 Overseas Kiwis affected by the new managed isolation fees say that the Policy does not stand up to the usual tests of efficiency or fairness. When Minister in charge of Managed Isolation and Quarantine Dr Megan Woods announced a new, user-pays managed isolation system, expat Facebook groups quickly became crammed with impassioned comments. Coordinated…

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