Qantas Services to Darwin

Sydney, 24 April 2006

The Qantas Group said today its flights into and out of Darwin would be disrupted this evening and tomorrow as a result of Cyclone Monica.

Passengers booked to travel on Qantas, QantasLink or Australian Airlines services to and from Darwin should contact Qantas on 13 13 13 to make alternative arrangements.

Passengers holding a valid ticket for travel on or before 25 April 2006 may - for no additional charge - defer travel to/from Darwin or bypass Darwin as a stopover point.

The last Qantas Group flight out of Darwin this evening will depart for Cairns at 9.30pm (local time) with the flight number QF 8801.

As a result of the weather conditions expected this evening, the following four Qantas flights have been cancelled.

- QF846 7.40pm Sydney/Darwin
- QF828 8.45pm Brisbane/Darwin
- QF829 1.30am (25 April) Darwin/Sydney
- QF827 1.55am (25 April) Darwin/Brisbane

All day-time operations scheduled to and from Darwin tomorrow have also been cancelled.

Qantas will continue to monitor the situation and advise any additional changes to its schedule as further information becomes available.

Issued by Qantas Corporate Communication (3423)