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Price of plane tickets soar as WA coronavirus border restrictions ease, but airlines say help is on the way – ABC News

News Western Australia is reopening its border to travellers from Victoria and New South Wales has seen the cost of plane tickets skyrocket, but airlines say the…



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Airlines are adding dozens of extra flights for the expected rush of festive-season family reunions in Western Australia, amid calls to ensure ticket prices are affordable.
Key points:

  • One-way tickets between WA and the east are costing as much as $2,000
  • But Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia are all adding more direct services to Perth
  • The airlines say these additional flights will ensure more affordable tickets

The reopening of WA’s border with Victoria and New South Wales from next Tuesday means…

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