Skywest Airlines starts flying for Virgin Australia Airlines

Skywest Airlines (Perth) yesterday (October 17) began operating for Virgin Australia Airlines (Bribane) with the new ATR 72-500s dressed in Virgin Australia’s brand. The first flight, flight DJ 1711, departed Brisbane to Gladstone followed by Brisbane to Port Macquarie. ATR 72 services between Canberra and Sydney start on October 19, 2011, bringing the total number of flights between the two cities to 60 each week.

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