Qantas and Jetstar to boost their domestic flying schedule

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As travel restrictions ease, Qantas and Jetstar will increase their domestic and regional flying for June and July.

The additional services will see Qantas and Jetstar provide triple the capacity over the current schedule. Overall, this will see more than 300 more return flights per week between the two carriers.

Additional Flights

Qantas and Jetstar are adding flights in various areas around Australia. Some highlights:

  • Increase services between capital cities, in particular Melbourne-Sydney
  • An increase in services to Canberra
  • Regional areas in Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia will see increased services. In particular, Broome, Cairns and Rockhampton will see a significant boost in weekly flights.
  • Flights will resume on eight routes not currently being operated.
  • Qantas to commence flights from Sydney to Byron Bay (Ballina).

The map below shows the new route map

Service Changes

As a result of the current situation, customers will notice a number of differences when they fly. For example, masks and sanitising wipes will be provided. Qantas and Jetstar will be send information to customers so that they know what to expect.

Details

Qantas and Jetstar have given the following details for the June network.

Airline Route Current weekly return flights Weekly return flights by end June
East coast capitals
Qantas Sydney – Melbourne 5 46
Jetstar Sydney – Melbourne 7 21
Qantas Sydney – Brisbane 5 21
Jetstar Sydney – Brisbane 7 9
Qantas Melbourne – Brisbane 4 14
Jetstar Melbourne – Brisbane 3 5
East West
Qantas Melbourne – Perth 7 7
Qantas Perth – Sydney 7 7
Adelaide
Qantas Adelaide – Melbourne 0 3 (route resuming)
Jetstar Adelaide – Melbourne 7 7
Jetstar Adelaide – Sydney 7 7
Northern Territory
Qantas Darwin – Alice Springs – Sydney 2 2
Qantas Darwin – Brisbane 2 2
Canberra
Qantas Canberra – Sydney 5 19
Qantas Canberra – Melbourne 5 16
Qantas Canberra – Brisbane 5 10
Tasmania
Jetstar Hobart- Melbourne 7 7
Qantas Launceston – Melbourne 2 3
Intra Vic
Qantas Melbourne – Mildura 2 6
Intra SA
Qantas Adelaide – Port Lincoln 2 6
Qantas Adelaide – Kingscote 2 3
Qantas Adelaide – Whyalla 2 3
Intra NSW/NSW-Vic
Qantas Albury – Sydney 2 6
Qantas Armidale – Sydney 2 3
Qantas Sydney – Ballina Byron Bay 0 4 (new route)
Jetstar Sydney – Ballina Byron Bay 2 4
Jetstar Melbourne – Ballina Byron Bay 0 3 (route resuming)
Qantas Coffs Harbour – Sydney 2 (via Port Macquarie) 6 (direct)
Qantas Dubbo – Sydney 2 6
Qantas Lord Howe Island – Sydney 1 1
Qantas Moree – Sydney 0 3 (route resuming)
Qantas Port Macquarie – Sydney 2 (via Coffs Harbour) 6 (direct)
Qantas Sydney – Tamworth 2 6
Qantas Sydney – Wagga Wagga 2 6
Jetstar Melbourne – Newcastle 0 3 (route resuming)
Intra WA
Qantas Perth – Newman 2 10
Qantas Karratha – Perth 2 9
Qantas Perth – Port Hedland 2
(via Paraburdoo)
9
(direct)
Qantas Broome – Perth 2 7
Qantas Kalgoorlie – Perth 2 5
Qantas Geraldton – Perth 2 3
Qantas Learmonth (Exmouth) – Perth 2 3
Qantas Paraburdoo – Perth 2
(via Port Hedland)
2
(direct)
Intra QLD
Qantas Brisbane – Cairns 0 6 (route resuming)
Jetstar Brisbane – Cairns 2 3
Qantas Brisbane – Townsville 0 6 (route resuming)
Jetstar Brisbane – Townsville 2 3
Qantas Brisbane – Emerald 2 6
Qantas Brisbane – Gladstone 2 7
Qantas Brisbane – Hervey Bay 0 3 (route resuming)
Qantas Brisbane – Longreach 3 3
Qantas Brisbane – Mackay 3 10
Qantas Brisbane – Moranbah 3 9
Qantas Brisbane – Mount Isa 2 5
Qantas Brisbane – Rockhampton 3 11
Qantas Brisbane – Roma 4 4
Jetstar Brisbane – Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) 0 3 (route resuming)
Qantas Cairns – Horn Island 2 3
Qantas Cairns – Townsville 6 8
Qantas Cairns – Weipa 2 3
Qantas Charleville – Roma 2 2
Qantas Mackay – Rockhampton 2 5
Qantas Mackay – Townsville 3 5
Qantas Townsville – Cloncurry – Mount Isa 3 3

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