Seen celebrating the launch of FlyPelican’s new route to Adelaide from Newcastle were: Rodney Harrex, CEO, South Australian Tourism Commission; Paul Graham, CEO, FlyPelican; Newcastle Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes; Dr Peter Cock, CEO, Newcastle Airport; Brenton Cox, EGM Finance and Corporate, Adelaide Airport; Jonathan Cheong, Head of Aviation Business Development, Adelaide Airport; Marty Hawley, Executive Director, FlyPelican; Nick Jones, Executive Director, South Australian Tourism Commission; and Emil McCabe, Director of Operations, FlyPelican.
- FlyPelican’s first flight between Newcastle (NTL) and Adelaide (ADL) commenced on 22 March. This direct service operates three times weekly with the Australian regional carrier’s Fokker 70 fleet. The route becomes FlyPelican’s fifth service from Newcastle, adding to its existing services to Sydney, Canberra, Dubbo and Ballina. There is no direct competition on this domestic city pair. Vote for either Newcastle or Adelaide’s cakes in this week’s Cake of the Week Public Vote.