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Mon, 20 December 2021

QantasLink Launches Flights Between Melbourne and Burnie Airport in Tasmania

(20 Dec 2021)  QantasLink has launched flights between Melbourne and Burnie Airport (BWT) in Tasmania.

The airline will operate up to 12 weekly return flights on the route with 50-seat Q300 turboprop aircraft, adding 1,200 seats each week.

QantasLink Q300. Click to enlarge.
QantasLink Q300

QantasLink CEO John Gissing said, Tasmania has been in particularly high demand over the past year and these new Qantas flights will make it easier for travellers to explore the vibrant port city of Burnie and the spectacular surrounding wilderness. Residents of the north west coast can now earn and use Qantas Points on direct flights from Burnie to Melbourne and seamlessly connect on to our extensive network for their next holiday, business or to see family and friends.

Were promoting Burnie and its surrounds to millions of our frequent flyers across the country and think theyll enjoy the benefits of our premium service, including complimentary food and drinks, baggage and lounge access in Melbourne.

Following the reopening of the Tasmanian border to New South Wales and Victoria, Qantas has also ramped up flights between Melbourne and Devonport with four times as many flights.

The airline has also added 30 more flights between Hobart/Launceston and New South Wales/Victoria in the first five days of the states re-opening in response to strong travel demand.

Melbourne to Burnie is one of seven new routes Qantas has launched to Tasmania since international borders closed: Adelaide-Hobart, Brisbane-Hobart, Sydney-Launceston, Brisbane-Launceston, Perth-Hobart and Canberra-Hobart.

Qantas Fly Flexible policy offers customers who book flights for travel before 28 February 2022 added flexibility with unlimited fee-free date changes.

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