Qantas stated (19-Apr-2021) after more than 12 months of international border closures, Qantas and Jetstar resumed regular services between Australia and New Zealand on 19-Apr-2021, with the opening of a two-way trans-Tasman bubble. With the introduction of additional aircraft, 630 Qantas and Jetstar employees have returned to work. Services are resuming to all pre-coronavirus destinations in New Zealand across 15 routes, with Qantas commencing Gold Coast-Auckland service on 19-Apr-2021, marking the airline’s first ever international flights from Gold Coast Airport. The airlines will operate a combined 29 flights between Australia and New Zealand on 19-Apr-2021, with approximately 200 weekly frequencies. Both Jetstar and Qantas’ inaugural trans-Tasman bubble services operated at “close to full capacity”.