New lockdown rules allow only four reasons for the state's citizens to leave their homes – meaning many ‘non-essential’ business trips will also be discouraged.
Justin Giddings says that while it wouldn’t be appropriate to open “right now”, case numbers outside the capital are still low and the move would help tourism recover.
Gareth Evans told reporters on Tuesday morning, “There was not a NSW Health official in the aerobridge. They should have been.”
The extra service means that the airport is now welcoming almost as many flights as before the pandemic began due to its location in an open state.