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New Direct Flights between Tamworth and Sydney from 27 June 2022

29 March 2022

Established Australian airline Link Airways is delighted to announce that it will commence scheduled direct flights between Tamworth and Sydney utilising the airline’s 34 passenger Saab 340B Plus aircraft.

First flight will be on Monday 27 June 2022 with a schedule of 28 return services per week.

The Saab 340B Plus aircraft has full inflight cabin service and the standard inflight offering includes hot and cold beverages and premium snacks with complimentary beer/wine available on all afternoon and evening services.

With a flight time of just over 60 minutes this new service will provide passengers from Tamworth and Sydney the opportunity to spend a full business day at their destination and return home that same afternoon whilst also facilitating potential for weekend stays.

CEO of Link Airways, Mr Andrew Major, said that “the airline is very proud to be able to offer these new services which will greatly enhance connectivity between Tamworth and Sydney”. He indicated that detailed research and discussions with existing clients over several years had identified a strong demand for flights between Tamworth and Sydney that offered additional business friendly day return timings and additional capacity on the route. In acknowledging the many businesses and individuals that have approached Link Airways in relation the establishment of these additional services, Mr Major also thanked Tamworth Regional Council for their support. He concluded by stating that Link Airways has operated between Tamworth to Brisbane route since 2016, building a solid reputation in the region as the provider of reliable, efficient and affordable airline services and that he looked forward to welcoming both familiar faces and new travellers aboard.

Tamworth Region Mayor, Mr Russell Webb commented “Today’s announcement by Link Airways is welcome news for the Tamworth community, as a second airline flying direct to Sydney has been in demand for a significant time. This is a great opportunity for locals and travellers, and is just another way to attract people to the region.” Cr Russell added “Tamworth Regional Council has been working hard to revitalise the Tamworth Regional Airport, and this is just another example of how we are making strategic decisions as part of Blueprint 100 today to ensure we are planning for our region to prosper in the years ahead. We thank Link Airways for their ongoing support of the Tamworth region and our community, and we look forward to this additional flight path starting in the coming months.”

Key Facts

Start Date: Monday 27 June 2022.

Frequency: Twice daily.

Fares: $159 one-way all-inclusive Deal fares are available now.

Bookings: linkairways.com or through on-line and shop front travel agents.

Customer Service: 1300 851 269 (+61 2 6123 1999).

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