Jetstar announces new direct flights from Hobart to Adelaide
- Direct flights between Hobart and Adelaide taking off from November
- Up to 55,000 people expected to travel annually between the two cities
“Tasmanians love our low fares and last year alone, Jetstar transported over 2 million customers in and out of Tasmania and 70 per cent of those passengers flew for under a $100. That’s 1.3 million fares sold for under $100.”
Premier of Tasmania, Will Hodgman, said: “Jetstar are continuing to show great confidence in Tasmania and I acknowledge the hard work of the Hobart and Adelaide airports, as well as Tourism Tasmania and the South Australian Tourism Commission for working together to secure this new air link”.
Jetstar operates more flights to and from Tasmania than any other airline with 170 weekly services, 65 of those from Hobart. Combined with the Qantas Group we serve 3 destinations in Tasmania connecting our customers to the groups’ extensive domestic and international network.
To celebrate the announcement, the airline is having a 12-hour sale and customers will be able to purchase fares from $59* one way. The regular lead in fares will be $65.
The total number of visitors holidaying in Tasmania during the year ending March 2017 was 620,900, up 13 per cent compared to the previous year.