Jetstar launches Adelaide-Whitsundays route with $99 ticket sale

Low-cost provider Jetstar is linking up two of Australia’s premier vacationer locations and celebrating the brand new vacation possibility with a particular $99 ticket sale.

The funds airline, a subsidiary of Qantas, will fly direct from Adelaide, the beating coronary heart of South Australia’s vibrant tourism financial system, to Queensland’s the Whitsundays, which sits within the coronary heart of the World Heritage-listed Nice Barrier Reef.

The brand new flights kick off on September 1 and the ticket sale launches at 11am on Wednesday, with a one-way flight priced at $99.

The Adelaide-to-Whitsundays hyperlink will mark Jetstar’s 99th home route.

“We’re extremely excited to launch these new direct flights between Adelaide and the Whitsundays,” Jetstar government supervisor for patrons Jenn Armor mentioned.

“For the primary time ever from September 1, 2024, flying between these two locations will take slightly below three hours, persevering with Jetstar’s mission to make journey extra accessible with nice low fares.”

Three flights every week will take off on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with greater than 58,000 low-cost seats a 12 months.

The September flights from Adelaide depart at 3pm and arrive at 6.20pm, whereas the Whitsundays flights to Adelaide depart at 6.55pm and arrive at 9.15pm.

The brand new route is anticipated to pump extra money into the tourism-heavy economies of each locations.

Whitsunday Coast Airport boss Craig Turner mentioned the brand new flights would open up “limitless potentialities” for travellers in search of journey, rest and experiences.

“South Australians can tick off bucket-list gadgets like snorkelling on the Nice Barrier Reef or visiting the world-famous Whitehaven Seaside, whereas Whitsunday locals can go to South Australia and pattern a few of the world’s greatest wines or discover the distinctive wildlife sanctuary Kangaroo Island.”

The Whitsundays additionally sits above the Mackay and Bowen Basin area in Central Queensland, which boasts a rising inhabitants.

Adelaide Airport managing director Brenton Cox mentioned the fares would entice curiosity from holiday-makers.

“South Australians ought to bounce on-board these launch fares to expertise the surprise of the Whitsundays and extra Queenslanders can now entry the wildlife, outback and wineries on Adelaide’s doorstep,” he mentioned.

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