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Travel Health and Domestic Travel Requirements


Latest information

Link Airways is committed to providing a safe travel environment for our customers and work environment for our employees. We recommend all passengers review the latest information from each state/territory below and the advice on the Australian Department of Health website.

Face masks

From Friday 9 September 2022 the Federal Government has removed the mandatory face mask requirement on domestic flights. Passengers may continue to provide/wear their own mask should they wish to do so.

Travelling with hand sanitiser

You may bring your own hand sanitiser when you travel. Hand sanitiser is considered a toiletry item, and is permitted to be carried in carry-on luggage and/or checked baggage in restricted quantities. Many hand sanitisers contain flammable liquids as the antiseptic which means there are regulatory restrictions on the quantity permitted to be carried onboard the aircraft. A single item must not exceed 500g/500ml with the total of all toiletry articles, including aerosols and perfumes, not exceeding 2kg/2L. Aerosol and perfume nozzles must be protected, e.g. be fitted with a protective cap.

Protect yourself

The range of simple measures advised by the Australian Department of Health and World Health Organisation are effective even for passengers on a flight: maintaining hand hygiene, covering coughs and sneezes, avoiding touching other people and avoiding travelling if becoming unwell.

Onboard air quality

Our Saab 340B Plus aircraft are equipped High Efficiency Particle Air (HEPA) filters, similar to what is used in hospital environments. These devices filter dust particles and airborne contaminants meaning the supplied air quality on the aircraft is essentially sterile. Our Metro 23 aircraft do not recirculate cabin air which means the airflow through the cabin is continually refreshed from the external atmosphere (negating the requirement for filters).

Aircraft cleaning

We have always maintained high standards when cleaning our aircraft. Our staff are trained with the latest hygiene protocols and we have taken additional precautionary measures including the use of strong disinfectant to sanitize all areas on the aircraft.

More information

You should seek your doctor’s advice if you have flu-like symptoms. For additional information also visit the Australian Department of Health or phone the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020080.