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More flights for regional Australia

Alliance Airlines has commenced three new scheduled services in Queensland – Brisbane to Whitsunday Coast, Sunshine Coast to Cairns and most recently Brisbane to Moranbah, in the Isaac Region.

The carrier has been very active during the COVID-19 period to ensure that routes remain open for regional Australia. Many travellers have been using their services for the first time and the airline has seen significant growth as a result.

The airline’s first scheduled flight to Moranbah took off from Brisbane Airport on 17 August, 2020. Operated by Alliance’s fleet of 80-seat Fokker 70 jets, the new 7x weekly service re-introduces competition between Brisbane and Moranbah and will provide the community and resources industry with more seats at affordable fares.

“Customers have embraced our new jet service to Moranbah,” Alliance CEO Lee Schofield said on his arrival at Moranbah Airport. “As we grow our presence in this market, we are confident that more and more passengers will experience the speed, comfort and reliability of the Fokker 70 jet, as well as being able to purchase their fares at a reasonable price.”

Alliance Airlines was established in 2002 and is 98% Australian and New Zealand owned. Alliance’s head office is in Brisbane and they have 40 aircraft based around Australia. In addition to scheduled services, the airline provides tailored aircraft charters across Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and South East Asia.

In keeping with the current traveller health and safety guidelines, the airline is conducting COVID19 screens for all passengers. This will involve a temperature check and health questionnaire.

For more information or to book with Alliance Airlines, please don’t hesitate to contact your CBT team.

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