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A new government scheme to underwrite agriculture and fishery cargo previously cut off by the coronavirus crisis began in Hobart today.


Freight flights will depart Hobart airport twice a week from next week, as part of a new government partially which underwrites agriculture and fisheries routes cut off by the coronavirus crisis.


Tasmania and Queensland have further restricted entry through their borders, allowing Australians in only if their travel is essential.


Virgin Australia will provide the only nonstop link between Western Australia and Tasmania from September when it commences Perth-Hobart flights. The three times weekly service with Boeing 737-800s will start on September 17 2018 and run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Virgin Australia general manager for network, revenue and alliances Russell Shaw launched the new

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