,Tigerair Australia has today flown its inaugural direct flight between Melbourne and Townsville. The service will operate four times a week with flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays according to the following schedule:[table style=”table-condensed”]
|Melbourne-Townsville||8:15 AM||11:15 AM|
|Townsville-Melbourne||11:45 AM||2:50 PM|
The new flight represents the only direct daytime flight by a low-cost carrier between the two cities. The timing of the flights is geared toward leisure travellers who’d like more time to explore both cities. Furthermore, Melbourne travellers looking to escape winter will enjoy flight times that allow for easy transfers to the surrounding region, including Magnetic Island.
Melbourne to Townsville on sale
To celebrate the inaugural flight, Tigerair is placing the route on sale from $65. This is part of the wider “Up to 50% sale” which ends at midday AEST on Saturday, June 24, and seats are limited. Judging from today’s full flight, seats will sell quickly. So hurry to Tigerair.com.au to secure your sale fares.