Tigerair Australia has announced overnight a new route between Hobart and Gold Coast, providing the only direct, low cost travel option between the two destinations.
From Thursday seven December Tigerair will operate four weekly return services between the Island condition and Gold Coast on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
At the same time, the airline will also add four additional return services on the present popular Melbourne – Hobart route to meet growing demand.
In total, upward to sixteen additional return services provides near to 3, 000 additional visitor seats through Hobart Airport regular from 7 December.
The particular new flights depart Hobart at 8: 50am (AEDT) to arrive into the Gold Coast at ten: 20am (AEDT). The come back services depart Gold Shoreline Airport at 10: 50am (AEDT) and arrive into Hobart at 2: 30pm (AEDT).
“This is great news for Tasmanian tourism, for the area economy and almost all of all, for consumers, ” said Tigerair Quotes Acting CEO Peter Wilson.
The Honourable Will Hodgman MP, Premier of Tasmania also welcomed the statement, saying that the route exposed the door for new opportunities for the local tourism and hospitality industries.
“Tasmania is rightly Australia’s must-see destination and today’s announcement of the new air service linking the Precious metal Coast and Hobart is further proof.