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More seats available for flights to Sydney and Melbourne from 1 November

22 October 2021, 02:00 PM


We’re pleased to announce that additional seats are now on sale for Sydney and Melbourne to help Australian nationals and their families to return home or visit friends and loved ones.


Both Sydney and Melbourne will open without quarantine for Australians and permanent residents from 1 November 2021.


Vaccinated Australians and permanent residents will not be subject to mandatory quarantine when arriving in Australia. Bookings are open via all channels for travel from 1 November.


If guests are not vaccinated with full dose(s) of an approved vaccine

  • Customers will need to email us to book as there is a limited number of seats per flight for unvaccinated guests, in line with the government guidelines. 

For your customers who are booked on an Etihad flight AUHSYD or AUHMEL from 1 – 30 November 2021

  • If booked guests are not vaccinated or do not hold an approved vaccine, they must let us know as soon as possible by emailing quoting their booking reference.
  • We rely on your support in reaching out to your booked guests as there are caps on the number of unvaccinated guests we are permitted to carry by the authorities.


Guests should also ensure they meet the latest visa and passport regulations before they fly to Australia which can be found on the IATA Travel Centre.


Visit for more information.