FlyPelican adds fourth destination from Newcastle

It was an early alarm call for the VIPs attending FlyPelican’s first flight from Newcastle to Dubbo, as the scheduled time of departure was 06:30. The airline’s directors Marty Hawley, Paul Graham and Emil McCabe were waved off by Newcastle Airport CEO Peter Cock (second right).

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Fifty-five minutes later, the FlyPelican J32 touched down in Dubbo and the airline’s directors were welcomed by Western Plains Regional Council Administrator Michael Kneipp (second left).

  • FlyPelican, the Australian regional airline, started its fourth route from Newcastle (NTL) on 18 July, with a six times weekly service to Dubbo (DBO). The 19-seat J32-operated flights join the airline’s existing services from the airport to Sydney, Canberra and Ballina. There is no competition on the 312-kilometre sector, which interestingly operates twice-daily on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, offering passengers a day return on those days.

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