(16 Mar 2021)
Qantas has launched flights between Newcastle and
The airline will operate 12 weekly return
flights with 125-seat Boeing 717 aircraft, adding more than 3,000
seats between the two cities each week.
“We know Australians want to travel so we’ve been
looking for opportunities to support new routes where there is
demand and help deliver a boost for local businesses,” said QantasLink
CEO, John Gissing. “These new services will bring more Victorians to
Newcastle as well as the Port Stephens region and the world class
Hunter Valley wineries.
“We expect this service will also
be popular with our corporate travellers based in Newcastle.
Flights are available at peak times in both directions and
customers will enjoy the benefits of our premium service,
including complimentary food and drinks, baggage and lounge access
before they fly out.”
The new route adds to Qantas’ flights
between Newcastle and Brisbane, with services progressively
increasing over the coming weeks to a total of 24 return flights
per week by the end of March.
Qantas is offering unlimited
flight changes through to at least February 2022, for flights
booked until at least the end of April 2021. The flight date can
be changed to any available for sale at the time (up to 355 days
in advance). Qantas will waive the change fee, though a fare
difference may apply.
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