Melbourne,
28
October
2021
|
09:48
Australia/Melbourne

Jetstar launches direct Sydney Mackay flights

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Jetstar has today announced seasonal direct services between Mackay and Sydney, taking off from 18 December, shortly after the Queensland borders open, until at least 29 January 2022.

To celebrate the launch of the route Jetstar is launching a sale, with fares starting at $69^ (one way) available on Jetstar.com from 12pm (AEDT) today.

Jetstar Chief Customer and Commercial Officer, Alan McIntyre said that the announcement is wonderful news for both the airline and the Mackay region.

 “We’re excited to be launching the first interstate route out of Mackay since 2016, with our new direct flights from Sydney taking off over the summer.

“We expect to be carrying more than 4000 visitors between the two destinations each month which will deliver a significant tourism boost to the Mackay region.”

The service will be operated by A320 aircraft three days per week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Jetstar will continue to monitor demand and assess whether the route will be extended after the summer holiday period.

^Sale ends 11.59pm AEDT Thursday 28 October, unless sold out prior. One-way, excludes checked baggage. Selected travel dates and conditions apply.

Jetstar schedule: Sydney Mackay

Flight number

Frequency

Dep

Departs

Arrives

Arrival time

JQ884

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Sydney

1540

Mackay

1700

JQ885

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Mackay

1740

Sydney

2055