A Qantas Boeing 737-838 received the traditional welcome when it landed on the Gold Coast from Sydney minutes before the Queensland border opened at midday.
The new comments come after Qantas decided to take on Rex for the popular service, which Rex branded “anti-competitive” behaviour.
In this episode of Australian Aviation, hosts Phil Tarrant and Adam Thorn delve into the implications of the lockdown on domestic travel, new developments in the Virgin saga, and Qantas’ early retirement of its ‘Queen of the Skies’ 747.
The flights will go on sale at midday on Wednesday and will operate on Monday 13 July (Sydney), Wednesday 15 July (Brisbane) and Friday 17 July (Canberra).
The extra service means that the airport is now welcoming almost as many flights as before the pandemic began due to its location in an open state.