Coronavirus: Repatriation flight from Chennai touches down in Canberra

Julia Kanapathippillai
Lucy Bladen
By Julia Kanapathippillai, and Lucy Bladen
Updated February 9 2021 - 2:34am, first published February 8 2021 - 5:00am
Passengers from the Chennai to Canberra flight board buses to take them to their quarantine hotel. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos
QF117 Chennai to Canberra flight has landed at Canberra Airport. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Hotel quarantine measures have been ramped up in the ACT as the city's fourth repatriation flight touched down at Canberra Airport on Monday.


Julia Kanapathippillai

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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