Qantas has today confirmed it will commence its new Melbourne to Burnie route on 17 December 2021.
The airline will operate up to six return services per week until late January with its Q300 aircraft. This will now increase to 12 return weekly flights from 31 January, to a total of 1,200 seats each week on the route.
Originally scheduled to start in June 2021, the new service has been delayed due to the border closure with Victoria. The new start date and January flights have been specially timed for the holiday period to offer Tasmanians easy onward connections from Melbourne to major cities and popular summer destinations.
Melbourne to Burnie is one of seven new routes Qantas has launched to Tasmania since international borders closed: Adelaide-Hobart, Brisbane-Hobart, Sydney-Launceston, Brisbane-Launceston, Perth-Hobart and Canberra-Hobart.
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.
Disclaimer: * The special fares are available until 11.59pm AEDT on 19 November 2021, unless sold out prior. Fare basis: ESQW2. Economy fares are available to Agents participating in the Qantas Channel. View more information to register your Agency or check your Agency’s registration status for the Qantas Channel.