There have been heartwarming scenes at Sydney Airport as Australians are reunited with family members from New Zealand.
Household and pals had been on the airport to greet the primary Kiwis to land within the metropolis, greater than six months after Australia’s borders had been closed in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Underneath the deal between the 2 nations, New Zealanders will probably be allowed to journey quarantine-free into NSW and the Northern Territory in the event that they haven’t been in a COVID-19 hotspot within the earlier 14 days.
Immediately lots of had been as a result of arrive on board an Air New Zealand flight, which touched down at noon, adopted by a Jetstar and Qantas flight later within the day.
There have been tears and hugs on the airport with the ABC reporting as many as 90 per cent of these on the Air New Zealand flight, arriving on a one-way ticket.
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Whereas New Zealanders can now journey to Australia with out having to quarantine, Aussies received’t be capable of do the identical till a later date.
Arrivals are additionally separated into crimson and inexperienced zones on the airport so these from quarantine-free flights are refrained from travellers topic to necessary 14-day quarantine.