Perth Airport has warmly welcomed the announcement that
Jetstar will commence a new daily Perth-Sydney service from 2
The new Jetstar service from Perth to Sydney will
operate seven days a week from the Qantas Terminal (Terminal 2)
at Perth Airport’s Domestic Terminal.
Flights from Sydney will arrive
into Perth at 23:25 and then depart Perth at 00:05. Flight
times will change slightly at the end of October when the east
coast commences daylight savings.
Perth Airport CEO Brad Geatches said, “The Perth to Sydney route is extremely popular
with both the business and leisure market and the introduction
of this new daily service will mean more competitively priced
fares as well as greater access between the east and west
currently operates twice daily flights to Melbourne, daily flights
to Adelaide and three flights per week to Cairns from Perth.
Internationally, the airline flies to Bali, Jakarta and
Singapore and its Bali service will increase from four times per
week to daily in August.
The announcement of the new service
comes at a time when Perth Airport embarks on the major
redevelopment of the roads, forecourt and walkways at the Domestic
Improvements include streamlining the roads,
introducing a new passenger pick up and drop off point, widening
the footpath in front of the terminals, new undercover walkways
and doubling the size of the current taxi pick up area.
Completion of the works is expected in early 2010.
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