Covid 19 coronavirus: Seats on emergency flights from NSW sold out within minutes

A NZ Herald article.

Emergency flights for Kiwis stranded in New South Wales have sold out.

Those hoping to snap up a spot on a flight home on special Air New Zealand flights put on over the next two weeks will have to wait for more to appear after all seats were bought within 15 minutes of being made available at 10am.

It comes after the announcement that only 40 to 60 seats would be up for grabs on each flight on a first-in, first-served basis.

The flights have been put on for Kiwis stranded in the Australian state because of the latest Covid-19 outbreak there.

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