Adelaide Airport welcomes Jetstar direct flights to Sunshine Coast
Friday May 13, 2016
Adelaide Airport has welcomed Jetstar’s announcement today that it will fly direct between
Adelaide and the Sunshine Coast from September this year.
The new services, the first direct flights between Adelaide and the Sunshine Coast since
2008, will operate three times a week from 30 September 2016 in time for the SA school
The new Jetstar route out of Adelaide is the second to be introduced in the past six months,
with Adelaide-Avalon (Melbourne) flights having started in March this year.
Jetstar’s new flights represent over 56,000 additional seats between Adelaide and
Maroochydore each year.
Adelaide Airport Managing Director, Mark Young, said it was really pleasing to see Jetstar
continue to expand its network out of Adelaide.
“South Australians will now be able to easily access popular holiday destinations such as
Noosa, Maroochydore and Mooloolooba,” Mr Young said.
“We also expect there will be plenty of Sunshine Coast residents who will want to experience
what Adelaide has to offer including our world class wine and seafood, and natural
experiences such as Kangaroo Island.
“The service will also connect the significant number of friends and families who live in the
Return services between Adelaide and the Sunshine Coast will be operated using Jetstar’s
180-seat airbus A320 aircraft on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Jetstar is offering a special one way fare on select services to launch the new service.