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Qantas Bringing Forward International Flights [Headlines]

Massive demand for air travel has been triggered by the announcement Australia's international border will open on November 1 in NSW.

By Hope NewsroomFriday 22 Oct 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

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NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet said it’s a day of hope as Qantas announces it’s bringing forward international flights.

Massive demand for air travel has been triggered by the announcement Australia’s international border will open on November 1 in NSW.

Another 345 people in New South Wales have tested positive to COVID-19.

Five people with the virus have died

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The Queen has spent the night in hospital following medical advice to rest for a few days.

Buckingham Palace said Her Majesty attended hospital for some “preliminary investigations” and is now back at Windsor Castle and remains in good spirits.