Qan­tas flights to re­sume to Hamil­ton Is­land

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

QAN­TAS will in­tro­duce di­rect flights from Syd­ney to Hamil­ton Is­land af­ter an ab­sence of about 10 years.

The ser­vice will start from July 2.

A Boe­ing 737-800 air­craft will run a re­turn ser­vice on Wed­nes­days and Sun­days as well as Satur­days dur­ing peak sea­son.

Syd­ney to Hamil­ton Is­land fares are be­ing pro­moted from $139, for travel from July 2, 2014, to Fe­bru­ary 25, 2015. The sale’s last day is to­day (Thurs­day, March 13).

Qan­tas Do­mes­tic CEO Lyell Strambi said the air­line was de­lighted to be of­fer­ing this ser­vice, also per­fectly timed to pro­vide cus­tomers with seam­less con­nec­tions to the iconic Hay­man Is­land, re- open­ing later this year. Whit­sun­days Mar­ket­ing and De­vel­op­ment Limited chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer Da­nial Rochford said the new di­rect ser­vices were a great boost for the re­gion and would stim­u­late visi­ta­tion.

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