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QantasLink enters Adelaide-Whyalla route

written by australianaviation.com.au | December 18, 2014
A QantasLink Q300.
A QantasLink Q300.

QantasLink will bring airline competition to the Adelaide-Whyalla route from April 2015.

The regional carrier will fly 13 times a week between the South Australian capital and Whyalla, a coastal city located north west of Adelaide, using 50-seat Q300 aircraft.

QantasLink said on Thursday the new service represented about 1,300 seats a week to Whyalla – the airline’s third South Australian destination alongside Adelaide and Port Lincoln – and would provide an enormous boost to the local economy.

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“We have great confidence in the Whyalla market,” QantasLink chief executive John Gissing said in a statement.

Regional Express was currently the only operator flying between Adelaide and Whyalla with 34-seat Saab 340 aircraft.

Whyalla City Council mayor Jim Pollock said the council had recently invested $3 million to upgrade the airport and the new QantasLink flights would promte business and tourism opportunities in the local region.

The first QantasLink flight was scheduled for April 13 2015.

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QantasLink enters Adelaide-Whyalla route

written by australianaviation.com.au | December 18, 2014
A QantasLink Q300.
A QantasLink Q300.

QantasLink will bring airline competition to the Adelaide-Whyalla route from April 2015.

The regional carrier will fly 13 times a week between the South Australian capital and Whyalla, a coastal city located north west of Adelaide, using 50-seat Q300 aircraft.

QantasLink said on Thursday the new service represented about 1,300 seats a week to Whyalla – the airline’s third South Australian destination alongside Adelaide and Port Lincoln – and would provide an enormous boost to the local economy.

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“We have great confidence in the Whyalla market,” QantasLink chief executive John Gissing said in a statement.

Regional Express was currently the only operator flying between Adelaide and Whyalla with 34-seat Saab 340 aircraft.

Whyalla City Council mayor Jim Pollock said the council had recently invested $3 million to upgrade the airport and the new QantasLink flights would promte business and tourism opportunities in the local region.

The first QantasLink flight was scheduled for April 13 2015.

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QantasLink enters Adelaide-Whyalla route

written by australianaviation.com.au | December 18, 2014
A QantasLink Q300.
A QantasLink Q300.

QantasLink will bring airline competition to the Adelaide-Whyalla route from April 2015.

The regional carrier will fly 13 times a week between the South Australian capital and Whyalla, a coastal city located north west of Adelaide, using 50-seat Q300 aircraft.

QantasLink said on Thursday the new service represented about 1,300 seats a week to Whyalla – the airline’s third South Australian destination alongside Adelaide and Port Lincoln – and would provide an enormous boost to the local economy.

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“We have great confidence in the Whyalla market,” QantasLink chief executive John Gissing said in a statement.

Regional Express was currently the only operator flying between Adelaide and Whyalla with 34-seat Saab 340 aircraft.

Whyalla City Council mayor Jim Pollock said the council had recently invested $3 million to upgrade the airport and the new QantasLink flights would promte business and tourism opportunities in the local region.

The first QantasLink flight was scheduled for April 13 2015.

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