Flying kangaroo lands in Whitsunday Coast as new route from Brisbane takes off

Latest News|Published 17 September 2021

The flying kangaroo will today land in the Whitsunday Coast for the first time in seventeen years.

The national carrier’s first flight from Brisbane arrives at the Whitsunday Coast Airport this afternoon, with celebrations planned at the gate to welcome customers.

QantasLink will operate up to seven weekly return flights on the route with its 74-seat Q400 turboprop aircraft, adding more than 1000 seats each week.

The new Brisbane-Whitsunday Coast services complement Jetstar ten weekly return flights on the route. 

Qantas’ Fly Flexible policy offers customers who book flights for travel before 28 February 2022 added flexibility with unlimited fee free date changes. A fare difference may apply.