On Saturday, 5 September 2009, Pacific Blue will
launch new year round direct flights between Sydney and
Queenstown. The new services are just in time for spring skiing.
The flights are part of Pacific Blue’s ongoing
expansion plans and follow on from the launch of its other new
international direct services this week from Hamilton and Dunedin
From Saturday the airline will
be flying internationally from a total of six New
Zealand airports – Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington,
Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown.
Pacific Blue will
operate a twice weekly service between Sydney and Queenstown, on
Tuesday and Sunday, designed to suit Australian tourists
travelling to one of New Zealand’s premier tourist destinations.
“Our guests have lobbied us for some time to start direct flights from
Sydney to Queenstown so we’re responding to them at last with the
opening of the new route,” said Virgin Blue Group Chief Executive,
Brett Godfrey. “It’s no secret
Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s most popular year round
destinations and we’re excited to be bringing more choice and
convenience for travellers wanting to fly direct, fly affordably
and of course fly the fun way with Pacific Blue’s friendly crew.”
Pacific Blue has one-way internet Spring
Sale fares from Queenstown to Sydney from just $209. Connecting flights are also available from Queenstown to and from
Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra.
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