Shaving hours off journey occasions for inbound Asian and European travellers, Qantas’ new twice-weekly 737-800 year-round service between Darwin Worldwide Airport and Uluru commenced right now.
The brand new service hyperlinks the Northern Territory’s capital with its, and maybe Australia’s, most iconic attraction for the primary time.
Working on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the brand new route is the one flight from the Qantas Group that provides a full home service, together with enterprise class, between Uluru and Darwin/Adelaide.
“The direct flights from Darwin to Uluru will give each locals and worldwide vacationers some further choices when planning their go to to the ‘Crimson Centre’.
“For a lot of Territorians who’ve by no means visited Uluru, this can be a nice likelihood for them to tick it off their bucket listing,” stated Ian Kew, chief govt of Northern Territory Airports.
In addition to offering enhanced alternatives for leisure travellers wishing to go to Uluru, the brand new connection is hoped to draw each worldwide and interstate convention incentive teams, as companion organisation Voyages could be very energetic on this sector.
Qantas Home chief govt, Andrew David, stated: “We’re seeing extra demand for journey to Uluru from worldwide and interstate vacationers than we’ve got seen in a very long time.
“Prior to now few years the Qantas Group has added new routes and extra flights to Uluru from Brisbane and Sydney, and now from Adelaide and Darwin.
“The direct flights supply a brand new handy possibility from Adelaide and Darwin, saving travellers as much as 5 hours’ time as a substitute of travelling on flights by way of different cities.
“We’re dedicated to working intently with tourism our bodies, inns, tour operators and airports to get behind these routes, persevering with to drive demand, not simply to Uluru, however throughout all elements of the Territory.”