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Qantas bids for Moree regional route

written by WOFA | February 10, 2014
QantasLink has tendered for the Moree-Sydney route left vacant by Brindabella's collapse. (Andrew McLaughlin)
QantasLink has tendered for the Moree-Sydney route left vacant by Brindabella’s collapse. (Andrew McLaughlin)

Qantas announced on February 7 that it has applied to operate services between Moree and Sydney under the NSW Government’s five-year regulated route licensing agreement.

The route lost its RPT services with the collapse of Brindabella Airlines in December, and has been subject to a new tender.

“I’m delighted to announce that we have submitted a competitive tender to operate on the Moree – Sydney route,” said QantasLink CEO, John Gissing in a statement. “The community support for Qantas over the past couple of months has been truly overwhelming. While our decision to apply on the route was a commercial one, the community’s efforts have not gone unnoticed.”

Qantas launched short-term relief flights to and from Moree in the wake of the Brindabella collapse, and is currently operating two daily return services during an interim period which ends on March.

Qantas bids for Moree regional route Comment

  • aviatorman


    I’ll pray that they get it …. service and reliability wins in the end.!! goodonya Qantaslink.!!

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