Seven new routes and two new destinations added to Qantas’ network More flights added to existing markets, in response to demand New direct flights from Sydney to Merimbula begin Influx of frequent flyers from other airlines switching to Qantas
Qantas has today announced a major expansion to its regional network, adding seven new routes across New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria, in response to customer demand.
The announcement means Qantas will be flying to five more destinations across Australia than it was pre-COVID (up from 57 to 62). The airline also today begins flying direct from Sydney to Merimbula on the New South Wales Sapphire Coast for the first time, announced in October.
Route Start date Frequency (return flights per week)
Sydney – Griffith 1 Feb 2021 Daily
Melbourne – Newcastle 1 Feb 2021 Twelve
Melbourne – Merimbula 1 Feb 2021 Four
Melbourne – Mount Gambier 28 March 2021 Five
Melbourne – Wagga Wagga 28 March 2021 Four
Melbourne – Albury 28 March 2021 Four
Adelaide – Mount Gambier 28 March 2021 Five
Qantas is offering special fares for flights on the new routes from $125 one-way, available at qantas.com or through Travel Agents, until 20 December 2020, unless sold out prior.