ISLAND HOLIDAY: Qantas adds more flights & sends bigger aircraft to Hamilton Island

Qantas is meeting demand for travel to Australia's northern islands by adding more services & moving bigger aircraft to one of Queensland's whitest destinations, Hamilton Island.

Qantas is meeting demand for travel to Australia’s northern islands by adding more services & moving bigger aircraft to one of Queensland’s whitest destinations, Hamilton Island.

The Flying Kangaroo announced this week that it will add some 300 additional seats to Hamilton Island in order to service the travel needs for the destination.

Additional seats will come from both an extra flight from Brisbane to the island between July and September this year, as well as using the larger 737 on most services out of Sydney in the first week of August and some out of Brisbane.


“We know there is already strong demand from customers travelling to the Whitsundays both in winter and over the school holidays and our existing flights are very popular.”

Andrew David, Qantas Domestic Chief Executive

“We’re pleased to offer more seats to the region and competitive fares, particularly at a time when many of the resorts are reopening after the devastation of Cyclone Debbie,” he added.

“This additional capacity will allow more holidaymakers to fly to Hamilton Island and explore everything this beautiful part of the world has to offer.”


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To celebrate the extra services, Qantas launched a Queensland Sale including flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island over the July to September period with fares starting at $139 one-way.

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