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Alliance Airlines to operate its Fokker 100s for QANTAS Link, especially between Mount Isa and Brisbane

Alliance Airlines (Australia) Fokker F.28 Mk. 0100 (Fokker 100) VH-FKF (msn 11365) BNE (Peter Gates). Image: 906805.

QANTAS Airways has announced Alliance Airlines will take over some of the flights from Mount Isa staring on December 4, 2017 until about March 2018 due to operational performance issues according to The North West Star. Alliance will operate the flights under the QANTAS Link banner but the aircraft are not expected to be repainted.

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Copyright Photo: Alliance Airlines (Australia) Fokker F.28 Mk. 0100 (Fokker 100) VH-FKF (msn 11365) BNE (Peter Gates). Image: 906805.

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Alliance Airlines to operate QANTAS Link services on the Brisbane-Emerald route starting on June 4

Alliance Airlines (Brisbane) will start operating Fokker 100s as a QANTAS Link carrier on the Brisbane-Emerald route starting on June 4. So far, no Alliance Fokker F.28 Mk. 0100s have been repainted into QANTAS colors.

QANTAS issued the following statement:

“QANTAS Link has announced it will introduce Fokker F100* jet services between Brisbane and Emerald from June 4, 2012. These new jet services will support Q400 services on the route whilst also providing cascaded growth across several key Queensland markets including Roma and Bundaberg.

Alongside the introduction of 19 F100 jet services, QANTAS Link will also add four extra flights between Brisbane and Emerald taking the total number of return services on the route to 45 per week.

Additional Q400 aircraft services will benefit several key markets as follows:

– Increased flights between Brisbane and Roma with four additional services introduced to provide over 290 new seats per week.
– Customers travelling between Brisbane and Bundaberg will have access to an extra 392 seats per week.
– Customers travelling to and from Newcastle, Hervey Bay and Biloela will also benefit from extra seats becoming available on these markets.

*F100 services between Emerald and Brisbane will be operated on behalf of QantasLink by Alliance Airlines.”

Copyright Photo: Peter Gates.

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Alliance Airlines to expand its Adelaide maintenance base

Alliance Airlines (Brisbane) is planning to expand its Adelaide operations, expanding a second maintenance base according to this report by Flightcentric.

Adelaide is already being used by the airline for line maintenance and heavy maintenance for its Fokker 50s. Alliance will now broaden its activities at Adelaide to include major maintenance for Fokker 100s and the newly-acquired Fokker 70s.

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Alliance Airlines to add eight more Fokker F.28 Mk. 0100s

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Alliance Airlines (Brisbane) plans to buy an additional eight Fokker F.28 Mk. 0100s (Fokker 100s) in order to expand its operations according to Flightglobal. The company signed a letter of intent (LOI) with an unnamed European vendor for the 100-seat aircraft, which will be delivered progressively from May. When the deliveries are completed, Alliance will have a fleet of 19 Fokker F.28 Mk. 100s and six Fokker F.27 Mk. 50s.

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