According to the BBC, since today, Australians have been allowed to travel freely for the first time in more than a year, and they have encountered the tearful Auckland Airport.
On the Australia-New Zealand route, the long-awaited so-called passenger balloon means that passengers no longer need to be quarantined upon arrival. Thousands of people booked their flights immediately.
Both countries have contained the coronavirus outbreak and maintained a low infection rate, largely due to strict restrictions.
Excited passengers are carrying Australia’s airports to different parts of New Zealand. Some passengers get up before dawn to prepare for boarding.
Passenger Dawn Tratt said in a brief interview with the BBC at Sydney Airport: “I don’t even know how excited I will be today.”
Although many people are eager to meet their loved ones, for others, the journey is even more gloomy.
He said: “My brother passed away last Thursday. We couldn’t go there last week, but today we have the opportunity to go home without isolation, so it’s good… very good. Go and take him to rest.” He said . , Also located in Sydney, traveler John Palalagi (John Palalagi).