Jetstar Airways Brisbane to Uluru
Jetstar Airways commenced three times weekly operations between Brisbane and Uluru on 3 August. Pictured at the cake-cutting ceremony amongst Jetstar Airways staff are Alan McIntyre, Executive Manager, Jetstar Airways; Lauren Moss, Minister for Corporate & Information Services, Northern Territories and Andrew Brodie, GM Airline and Retail Management, Brisbane Airport.
- Jetstar Airways commenced operations on 3 August from its base in Brisbane (BNE) to Uluru (AYQ), home to the remarkable red-rocked national park. According to OAG Schedules Analyser, the 2218-kilometre service is operated three times per week using a 180-seat A320, with Jetstar being the sole operator on the year-round route. The route complements the Australian low cost carrier’s existing services to Uluru from Melbourne and Sydney; cementing the airline’s position as the largest operator at Uluru by monthly one-way seat capacity in August, with Qantas and Virgin Australia second and third respectively, according to OAG Schedules Analyser. Since launching in 2004, Jetstar Airways has grown to offer 300 flights a week to 12 destinations from Brisbane and now accounts for one-sixth of all passenger traffic at the airport.