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Strategic cuts back on Bali flights, pulls out of Gladstone and Townsville

written by australianaviation.com.au | August 8, 2011
Strategic is deploying a new reservations system.

Strategic Airlines is to discontinue its Bali/Denpasar services from Perth and Townsville, and will also drop its Brisbane-Gladstone services.

First to be cancelled is Strategic’s A320 Gladstone-Brisbane service, wrapping up on August 12. That will be followed by a cessation of its weekly Brisbane-Townsville-Denpasar A320 service from October 1. (Strategic will continue to operates its weekly direct Brisbane-Denpasar A330 service.)

Perth-Denpasar flights will also finish on October 31, but Strategic will continue flights between Perth and Derby in WA’s north. Virgin Australia/Pacific Blue, Jetstar, Skywest and AirAsia all continue to operate on the Perth-Bali route, with Garuda subsidiary Citilink reportedly interested in commencing flights between Perth and Denpasar.

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The recent developments follow a similar decision by Strategic to end flights between Port Hedland and Bali earlier in March, saying that the route was “no longer commercially viable”.

Strategic cuts back on Bali flights, pulls out of Gladstone and Townsville

written by australianaviation.com.au | August 8, 2011
Strategic is deploying a new reservations system.

Strategic Airlines is to discontinue its Bali/Denpasar services from Perth and Townsville, and will also drop its Brisbane-Gladstone services.

First to be cancelled is Strategic’s A320 Gladstone-Brisbane service, wrapping up on August 12. That will be followed by a cessation of its weekly Brisbane-Townsville-Denpasar A320 service from October 1. (Strategic will continue to operates its weekly direct Brisbane-Denpasar A330 service.)

Perth-Denpasar flights will also finish on October 31, but Strategic will continue flights between Perth and Derby in WA’s north. Virgin Australia/Pacific Blue, Jetstar, Skywest and AirAsia all continue to operate on the Perth-Bali route, with Garuda subsidiary Citilink reportedly interested in commencing flights between Perth and Denpasar.

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The recent developments follow a similar decision by Strategic to end flights between Port Hedland and Bali earlier in March, saying that the route was “no longer commercially viable”.

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