fbpx
Saturday, December 4, 2021

Jetstar to resume Cairns/Newcastle route

Jetstar has announced it will reinstate seasonal direct services between Cairns and Newcastle from December 18 when Queensland borders open.

Available from 11.30am today, the three-per-week service will be operated by A320 aircraft and is expected to carry close to 6,000 visitors between Cairns and Newcastle each month, delivering a significant tourism boost to both cities.

Jetstar is the only airline operating direct flights between the two popular destinations, with lead-in fares starting at $99 (one way).

The seasonal route was originally launched in June 2021 in partnership with the Queensland Government and was scheduled to operate until October 2021.

The route saw strong demand in both directions before it was suspended in September due to border restrictions.

Jetstar schedule: Cairns Newcastle

Flight#DepartArriveDayFlight Time
JQ895Newcastle 11:50Cairns 13.40Tuesday, Thursdays, and Saturdays *02h45m
JQ894Cairns 07:10Newcastle 11:1002h45m

 *flights to operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from March 2022.

Latest Articles

Omicron case confirmed in Canberra

ACT Health has confirmed a new case of the COVID-19 Omicron strain in Canberra. The health authority says the...

Stand up drinking for fully vaccinated only

Patrons at Tasmanian venues where 'stand up drinking' is permitted will need to be fully vaccinated from Monday December 6.The new public...

Parramatta to start 2022 with a bang

The City of Parramatta will kick off 2022 with a collective bang as it hosts a series of five New Year’s Eve...

Canberra introduces new public health bill

Life in Canberra is set to take another step towards COVID-normal under the ACT Government’s Public Health Amendment Bill 2021 (No 2),...

Tweed Shire event search begins

Parkes is known for its Elvis Festival, Tamworth is on the map for its annual Country Music Festival, while Byron is home...