07 July 2020 – Air NZ places temporary hold on new bookings to relieve pressure on managed isolation facilities

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Immigration, Transportation, Private sector: Air NZ
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Defence Force, Immigration, Air New Zealand

Overview: Air NZ agrees to support government in placing a temporary hold on new bookings for entry to NZ to relieve pressure on managed isolation facilities. There are 6000 people in 28 facilities.
Full details here: https://covid19.govt.nz/updates-and-resources/latest-updates/plans-to-manage-incoming-bookings/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Review of Managed Isolation
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: Following two instances of people escaping managed isolation facilities and a review report by defence force and policy on the facilities