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The final phase of Gold Coast Airport’s new $260 million terminal expansion has officially opened, with international passengers welcomed, completing the three-year project. The project is central to the ongoing transformation of the Gold Coast Airport precinct, with about $500 million worth of works delivered, underway or in the pipeline.
Jetstar has recommenced its route between the Gold Coast and Perth. The service is operated three times per week, with the A320. Gold Coast Airport celebrated with a traditional water cannon salute and a Quokka-themed cake, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize.
The love affair between Scoot and the Gold Coast and northern NSW region continued as the Singapore-based airline returned to Gold Coast Airport on Valentine’s Day – after almost two years apart. The Scoot Gold Coast-Singapore service is expected to be popular in both directions.
Virgin Australia has launched direct services from Gold Coast to Cairns. Cairns Airport Chief Operating Officer Garry Porter said the increase in services was very welcome for both the region and the airport, offering locals choice on the popular route for the first time.
Launceston Airport celebrated the launch of Virgin Australia services to the Gold Coast with a spectacular cake, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize. It is the first time a Gold Coast-Launceston service has operated in more than 20 years.
New Zealand ski trips are back on the cards for Gold Coasters after Jetstar recommenced its Gold Coast-Queenstown service on 20 July 2021. The airline will operate three return flights a week between the two cities, increasing to five weekly services from 1 August for the peak ski season.
Qantas will be basing five Embraer E190s in Adelaide to cater for increased domestic travel demand. As a result, Qantas launched fights between Adelaide and the Gold Coast on 25 June 2021. Adelaide Airport was awarded anna.aero’s prestigious Cake of the Week prize for its spectacular route launch cake.
Qantas launched a daily Gold Coast-Auckland service on 19 April 2021 as trans-Tasman travel recommenced. It is Qantas’ first international service from Gold Coast Airport, and will deliver 63,000 seats annually and represent a regional economic impact of $50 million.
Rex has launched two new routes from Gold Coast Airport to Melbourne and Sydney in time for the busy Easter period. Both services are operated twice-daily – the Melbourne route launching on 29 March and Sydney on 1 April.
Canberra has eight new routes this summer. Hobart was Australia’s third-largest unserved domestic market in 2019; it’ll now have not one but two carriers.
Amongst this week’s new airline routes launched, FlyArystan adds its first international service to Moscow, and Jetstar adds Seoul from Gold Coast.
Jetstar launches Gold Coast to Seoul route with a three-weekly service.