A Qantas 787-9 performs a test flight at Paine Field. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

First Quarantine-Free Flights Arrive in New Zealand

The aviation industry in Australia and New Zealand is seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. After being hit by the pandemic, a two-way trans-Tasman bubble arrangement has been launched. Bubble flights to both Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand started this week. The first quarantine-free flight to New Zealand touched down at Auckland International Airport at 12:30 p.m. Monday, over an hour delayed because some passengers failed to complete the travel documents on time. According to Qantas, the…