Virgin Australia will no longer fly from Brisbane to Bundaberg, Gladstone and Moranbah in Queensland or Port Macquarie in New South Wales from July 17 2017, with these routes instead handed over to Alliance Airlines – and with Virgin Australia to codeshare on Alliance’s flights. Alth...
POSTED 11 May, 2017 9 Comments
Qantas is boosting flights to the Queensland resources industry hub of Gladstone, with eight weekly flights from Sydney planned to start in March 2013. Previously, travellers would have connected through Brisbane. "Today QantasLink proudly provides customers from Gladstone with access to more d...
POSTED 14 Sep, 2012 4 Comments
IN BRIEF | Virgin Australia will add two daily return flights between Brisbane and Gladstone from May 28, bringing the total number of flights between the two cities to 58 on the airline’s fleet of ATR turboprop aircraft. The new flights are a mid-morning service, departing Brisbane at ...
POSTED 8 May, 2012 0 Comments
Qantas will upgrade its services to Rockhampton, Gladstone and Mackay in March, while also launching additional flights to Emerald, Bundaberg and Roma. The Red Roo's regional airline QantasLink will introduce two Boeing 717 jets on the Brisbane-Rockhampton and Brisbane-Gladstone routes on M...
POSTED 31 Jan, 2012 0 Comments
IN BRIEF | Virgin Australia is adding a third daily return flight between Brisbane and Gladstone in Queensland from 16 January 2012. The new early afternoon return flight is a convenient addition for passengers connecting via Brisbane for Gladstone, a major resources sector hub. New flight DJ17...
POSTED 6 Dec, 2011 0 Comments
IN BRIEF | Virgin Australia is adding the central Queensland town of Emerald to the growing regional network served by the airline's nimble new ATR turboprops. Weekday flights will run twice daily from 16 January, 2012. The morning service will depart from Brisbane at 5.45am and ...
POSTED 26 Oct, 2011 1 Comment
IN BRIEF | Virgin Australia begins 'double daily 'Brisbane-Gladstone flights today. It's not just a new route for the challenger airline, it's also the debut of the ATR turbo?prop (turbine-driven propeller) aircraft which will soon also join the Capital Connect shuttle servic...
POSTED 17 Oct, 2011 1 Comment
Virgin Australia's factory-fresh ATR-72 'turboprops' (turbine-driven propeller) are soon set to whisk business travellers along key regional routes, as part of its alliance with SkyWest – and a first look inside these nimble planes shows that passengers are in for a treat. These fuel-...
POSTED 29 Sep, 2011 3 Comments
Virgin Australia has announced pricing for its new Brisbane/Gladstone and Brisbane/Port Macquarie flights, commencing mid-October. Currently the only airlines operating the Brisbane/Gladstone route are Qantas, which charges $376 for the one hour flight, and Strategic Airlines, which charges betw...
POSTED 16 Aug, 2011 6 Comments
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