Covid 19 coronavirus: International Air New Zealand aircrew must now isolate in hotels

A NZ Herald article.

Air New Zealand international crew returning home from countries where they are at high risk of catching Covid-19 must now isolate in a special hotel with the tab being picked up by taxpayers.

Until Monday, aircrew had the choice to self-isolate at home in New Zealand.

TVNZ has reported that every week about 80 pilots and cabin crew on high-risk flights are now being driven to a hotel where a private healthcare team tests them for Covid-19.

If they test negative, they can leave after 48 hours.

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