Aviation and Tourism support package
The Federal Government has announced a new $1.2 billion aviation and tourism support package.
The package will run from 1 April to 31 July 2021 and will include 50% discounts on flights to the following regions:
Gold Coast Cairns Whitsundays Mackay Proserpine Hamilton Island Sunshine Coast Lasseter Alice Springs Launceston Devonport Burnie Broome Avalon Merimbula Kangaroo Island Darwin Adelaide Uluru Hobart
The half-price flights will be available to book from 1 April and it is estimated that there will be on average 46,000 discounted fares per week.
This will be a major boost to the domestic tourism economy following the devastating impacts of COVID-19.
Canberra Airport is currently flying to five of the destinations, including the Gold Coast, Cairns, Adelaide, Hobart and the Sunshine Coast.
To read the full media release from the Federal Government, click here.