The state's Health Minister, Brad Hazzard, said a “fairness issues” drove the government’s decision to U-turn for a short period.
The new rules, published on Wednesday, state that pilots must take off and land at airport within regional Victoria and they also allows lessons to go-ahead.
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.
The announcement came after the state announced on Friday that it would effectively ban those from the western Sydney City of Fairfield.
The extraordinary developments came after Victoria recorded 191 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, the highest since the pandemic began.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has requested all flights to Melbourne be diverted for the next fortnight as the state battles to get to grips with an apparent second spike of coronavirus cases. The announcement came just hours after Queensland said it open its borders to all states except Victoria, and South Australia U-turned and insisted