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Australia's Island state to get first direct international flight service in 23 years

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The Australian island state of Tasmania is set to get its first regular international flight service in 23 years with the launch of direct flights to New Zealand starting from next week. Air New Zealand is due to fly from the Tasmanian capital of Hobart to Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, every Thursday and Sunday beginning from April 22. Up to then, flights have gone via either Sydney or Melbourne.