(1:33 a.m. AEST) -- Carnival Cruise Line today announced delays to its Australia cruise programme, electing to cancel several Carnival Splendor sailings into 2021 and to postpone all Carnival Spirit cruises departing from Brisbane until June 2021.
Carnival Splendor's sailings from Sydney between 19 December 2020 to 7 January 2021 have now been cancelled by the line. The move comes just days after Celebrity and Royal Caribbean cancelled their sailings in Australia and New Zealand through the end of 2020.
Carnival stated that Carnival Splendor may need to be redeployed to assist in supporting crew movements due to limited international air service.
The line stated it