Jetstar has announced that it will expand the use of
Melbourne’s Avalon Airport for domestic services.
The full media release from Jetstar can be read
Jetstar welcomes more flying at Melbourne Avalon
leading low fares carrier Jetstar has today welcomed the future arrival of a
second domestic airline at Melbourne Avalon Airport.
will now be even better placed to keep our fares low and costs contained at
Melbourne Avalon by a greater use of the airport’s overall infrastructure,
while more competition will be good news for flyers.
Melbourne Avalon’s foundation airline in 2004 Jetstar set a benchmark in
aviation with its successful start-up at Australia’s first alternative domestic
years on, a viable secondary airport market has been created with almost 5
million Jetstar customers having travelled into and from Melbourne Avalon
sustained growth in Victoria now supports almost 300 return weekly domestic
interstate low fare flights combined across our Melbourne and Melbourne Avalon
operations every week, with Jetstar customers strong advocates for our low
fares, value for money and hassle free services.
existing operations at Melbourne Avalon include multiple daily flights to
Sydney and Brisbane totalling up to 42 return per week. Every day web fares are
available from $39* at Jetstar.com. *(JetSaver Light web fare, one
way, Sydney-Melbourne Avalon).
Victorian economy and many Victorian residents have directly benefited from
having two domestic airports in greater Melbourne compete and grow.
direct spending at Melbourne Avalon in flights, their substantive marketing to
interstate and international customers and an A320 aircraft and crew base at
the Airport, equates to tens of millions of dollars of investment over the past
tourism research has indicated in excess of 1 in 3 interstate or international
Jetstar customers arriving into Melbourne Avalon have a Great Ocean Road and
Bellarine Peninsula experience or visit greater Geelong.
more flying choice to Victoria has contributed to record numbers of domestic
and international visitors to the state, whilst making it easier to visit
friends or relatives or conduct business through greater accessibility to low
Avalon Airport provides more choice when flying into or from Melbourne with
ease of access to Geelong, the Bellarine Peninsula and the iconic Great Ocean