Australia officially reopened its borders to the world on 21
February, welcoming vaccinated travellers to once again explore its
lands. As of the day of its reopening, Travelport reports that the
country’s inbound international flight bookings have spiked by 93%.
Top 10 countries travelling to Australia:
1. United Kingdom
5. New Zealand
7. Sri Lanka
Of the international arrivals in Australia, the three most popular destinations are Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
Australians themselves have also shown an interest in travelling abroad to the following top 10 international destinations:
2. United Kingdom
4. Fiji Islands
5. Sri Lanka
9. New Zealand
Travellers from Australia are looking to spend a longer duration
overseas, Travelport revealed, with an average length of 32 days, a
significant 10-day increase from 2019.
Airlines are now putting Down Under back on their flight network.
British Airways will be resuming flights between Singapore and Sydney
from 28 March, after pausing the route for two years.
Operated on a Boeing 787-9, Flight BA15 is scheduled to take off from
London on 27 March and will arrive in Singapore on 28 March at 1745.
The flight will depart from Singapore on 28 March at 1925 and land in
Sydney on 29 March at 0610.
The returning flight BA16 will depart from Sydney at 1550 and will
arrive in Singapore at 2105, and then depart at 2235 for London