Qantas announces international travel will resume on October 31, 2021
Qantas has pushed back its return to overseas flights by a further four months, with its international network unlikely to be fully restored until 2024 at the earliest.
The announcement was made on Thursday as the Qantas Group reported a staggering $1 billion loss in its half-year trading update.
The company said Qantas and Jetstar international flights would make a comeback from October 31, instead of July, as it previously forecast.
Most of Qantas’ international routes would resume on that date, including flights to London, Singapore and Los Angeles.
Three routes – New York, Santiago and Osaka – will return at a later date, with Qantas passengers able to fly to those cities with codeshare flights until then.
However flights to New Zealand are likely to increase from July as…