Canberra and Port Macquarie will be connected with a non-stop flight from November, served by FlyPelican.
Running twice a week, the route will link locals to the national capital without the need to fly via another airport, adding considerably longer to the travel time.
Fares will start from $149 one-way, per passenger.
|Flight numbers||FP3104/3105 (CBR-PQQ), FP1035/1036 (PQQ-CBR)|
|Operating days||Thursdays, Sundays|
|Distance||341 miles / 548 km|
|Flight reservations||Click here to book|
|Flight time||1 hour 40 minutes (CBR-PQQ and PQQ-CBR)|
|Seating capacity||19 passengers|
|Loyalty program||Partner in Virgin Australia’s Velocity Frequent Flyer|
|Rewards earned (one-way)||1-2 Velocity frequent flyer points per $1 spent, depending on fare type. Excludes PelConnex Q fares.|
|Reward cost (one-way)||FlyPelican flights can’t be booked using Velocity points.|
“Working collaboratively on the launch of this new route with both airports has been a sensible approach to ensure the friends, families and businesses of regional Australia are connected,” said FlyPelican CEO Marty Hawley.
“The new services demonstrate Fly Pelican’s confidence in our growing community and recovery from COVID-19,” added Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Mayor Peta Pinson.
Port Macquarie will become the third destination served by FlyPelican out of Canberra, and the ninth in the airline’s network.
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