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.”
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