Celebrating Six Months of Wollongong, Melbourne And Brisbane Flights
Posted May 15, 2019
Regional Airline Fly Corporate will be celebrating six months of services into Wollongong this week having commenced regular airline services between Wollongong, Melbourne and Brisbane in November 2018.
Key factors in Fly Corporate’s decision to commence services included the then current passenger numbers, growth potential of the route and significant community support. Fly Corporate has delivered a reliable air service to the region including peak morning and evening services. Highlights include –
- New enhanced schedule commenced April 2019 with 32 flights per week.
- Direct flights from Melbourne and Brisbane to Wollongong Illawarra Regional Airport.
- Industry leading on-time performance of 94.8% and no diversions since commencement.
- Shellharbour, Wollongong, Kiama, Nowra, Southern Highlands and South Coast residents are using the service.
- No need to commute to/from Sydney Airport – passengers confirm time savings of up to 5 hours per return trip.
Fly Corporate Sales Manager for the Illawarra Jake Small said, “We are continuing to build strong local relationships and would like to thank the Illawarra and Southern Highlands community and surrounds for their support over the past six months, and request their ongoing support to ensure that the services continue to grow, which in turn will continue to deliver significant benefits to the region.”
Mr Colin Fort, General Manager of Aviation, Essendon Fields Airport in Melbourne commented “Over the last 6 months we’ve seen fast and reliable service from Fly Corporate, and the feedback from our regional passengers is overwhelmingly positive. Now with a newly refurbished terminal, the customer experience flying through Essendon Fields Airport will be better than ever, and we look forward to partnering with Fly Corporate in the years to come to continue building quality connections in and out of Melbourne”.
Mr Andrew Major, CEO of Fly Corporate said “We have been pleased to see a wide variety of people utilising the services, comprising leisure and family travel through to all levels of Business and Government. It has also been rewarding to receive so many positive reviews complimenting the convenience, comfort and high standard of the services. We are committed to the continued provision of this reliable and convenient airline service”.