Why Whyalla? Because it’s the third most populous city in the Australian state of South Australia after Adelaide and Mount Gambier. Qantas now flies to the city 13 times weekly from the state capital Adelaide.
- Qantas has added its ninth destination from Adelaide (ADL) on 13 April, with a 229-kilometre domestic connection to Whyalla (WYA), South Australia’s third largest city (Interesting Excel fact – try typing WYA into a cell – it changes automatically to WAY. Also if you type BVE for Brive Airport in France it adjusts to BE – why? The things our data elves find out in this job). Incumbent carrier Regional Express flies the route 30 times weekly, against the 13 times weekly Q300-operated service now offered additionally by the flying kangaroo.