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Information for aircrew service workers on Australian domestic flights and green zone international flights

Information for aircrew service workers arriving into Victoria on Australian domestic flights and green zone international flights.

Aircrew service workers arriving into Victoria on Australian domestic flights and green zone international flights  

All people arriving on international flights and interstate flights, excluding aircrew service workers, must complete a Victorian Border Permit. Travellers must apply for a permit to enter Victoria from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand unless an exception or exemption applies. Apply for a permit at the Service Victoria website

For more information about current green, red and orange zones, refer to the Victorian travel permit system map of zones

People who live outside Victoria who ordinarily reside in a green zone

An aircrew service worker arriving on an international flight or Australian domestic flight who ordinarily reside in a green zone is permitted to enter Victoria if they: 

  • are required to be physically present in Victoria for the purpose of providing aircrew services 
  • have not been confirmed to have COVID-19 or to be a close contact of a person with COVID-19 and/or required to isolate or quarantine in a state or territory in Australia or in a green zone country 
  • are not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms

While in Victoria, an aircrew service worker arriving on an international or domestic flight who ordinarily resides in a green zone, is also required to:  

People who live outside Victoria who ordinarily reside in an orange zone or red zone 

An aircrew service worker arriving on an international green zone flight or an Australian domestic flight who ordinarily resides in an orange or red zone, is permitted to enter Victoria if they: 

  • are required to be physically present in Victoria for the purpose of providing aircrew services 
  • have not been confirmed to have COVID-19 or to be a close contact of a person with COVID-19 and/or required to isolate or quarantine in a state or territory in Australia or in a green zone country 
  • are not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms

While in Victoria, an aircrew service worker arriving on an international green zone flight or an Australian domestic flight who ordinarily resides in an orange or red zone, is also required to:  

  • comply with all current Victorian Government public health directions
  • monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and get tested if experiencing symptoms, no matter how mild 
  • if a long-term transit or an overnight stay in Victoria is required, travel directly by private transport between the designated crew hotel and any airport of arrival or departure and not leave the designated crew hotel other than:  
    • to travel to the airport of departure 
    • in an emergency 
    • to undertake required simulator training or emergency procedures training, with strict safety measures. 
  • wear a fitted face mask during each flight to and from Victoria and when travelling between a designated crew hotel and the airport, unless a person has a lawful reason not to.
  • comply with relevant airline requirements and the airline’s COVIDSafe Plan.

While in any other state or territory in Australia or in a green zone country, an aircrew service worker arriving on an international green zone flight or Australian domestic flight who ordinarily resides in an orange or red zone, is also required to comply with relevant airline requirements and the airline’s COVIDSafe Plan.   

Returning Victorian residents

An aircrew service worker arriving on an international green zone flight or an Australian domestic flight who is a resident of Victoria, is permitted to enter (return to) Victoria if they: 

  • are required to be physically present in any other state or territory in Australia, or in a green zone country, for the purpose of providing aircrew services 
  • are entering Victoria for the purpose of returning to their ordinary place of residence in Victoria 
  • have not been confirmed to have COVID-19 or to be a close contact of a person with COVID-19 and/or required to isolate or quarantine in a state or territory in Australia or in a green zone country  
  • are not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms

While in Victoria, an aircrew service worker arriving on an international green zone flight or an Australian domestic flight who is a resident of Victoria, is also required to:  

While travelling to and from a red zone or orange zone in the 14 days prior to entry to Victoria, an aircrew service worker arriving on an international green zone flight or Australian domestic flight who ordinarily resides in Victoria, is also required to: 

  • if long-term transit or an overnight stay in an orange zone or red zone is required, travel directly by private transport between the designated crew hotel and any airport of arrival or departure and not leave the designated crew hotel other than:  
    • to travel to the airport of departure 
    • in an emergency 
    • to undertake required simulator training or emergency procedures training, with strict safety measures. 
  • wear a fitted face mask during each flight to and from Victoria and when travelling between a designated crew hotel and the airport, unless the person has a lawful reason not to

While in any other state or territory in Australia or in a green zone country, an aircrew service worker arriving on an international green zone flight or an Australian domestic flight who ordinarily resides in Victoria is also required to comply with relevant airline requirements and the airline’s COVIDSafe Plan.   

Reviewed 29 July 2021

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