New Zealand's Government lifts social distancing requirement onboard aircraft

15 September, 2020

New Zealand's Government announced (14-Sep-2020) due to extra biosecurity measures implemented at 'Alert Level 2' in Auckland, and the "good uptake of our requirement that people wear a mask on public transport", New Zealand's Government will ease physical distancing requirements on aircraft and public transport, effective immediately. Mask use will continue to be compulsory, and has been key in the recommendation by New Zealand's Director General that this change is safe to occur. [more - original PR]