The cost of flying between Canberra and Sydney will begin its descent next month with Rex commencing flights on the route with $99 fares.
Canberra Airport has added yet another route out of the national capital as borders continue to reopen, with a carrier locked in to fly direct to Hobart from December.
In more promising news for Canberra Airport this week, a partnership with Alliance Airlines will see two new routes connecting Canberra to the Sunshine Coast and onto Cairns from next month.
Three weekly return Canberra to Adelaide direct flights will start this week, while it remains unknown when the SA border will open to ACT residents.
Over 3,000 people have registered their interest in the possible Trans-Tasman flights on Canberra Airport’s website since the portal went live on 4 June.
A repatriation flight of 296 Australians landed at Canberra Airport on Tuesday morning, in the first direct flight from Nepal to the nation’s capital.
Weekly return flights operating out of Canberra Airport will increase to 19 flights to Sydney, 16 to Melbourne, and 10 flights to Brisbane by the end of June.
A formal proposal from Canberra Airport and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has detailed flights between Canberra and Wellington to open ‘Trans-Tasman flight bubble’.