Virgin Australia brings back direct flights from Newcastle to New Zealand

Virgin Australia will start flying directly between Newcastle and Auckland from November, the first international route out of Williamtown airport in 16 years.

The three-hour flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at a cost of $350 one way. Tickets are on sale at $199 one way until midnight Thursday for travel excluding December 12 to January 28.

The plane, a 176-seat Boeing 737-800, will leave Auckland at 5.10pm (NZDT) and arrive in Newcastle at 6.45pm. The return flight will leave Newcastle at 7.30pm and arrive in Auckland at 12.25am (NZDT).



Read the full article at:  https://www.theherald.com.au
Article Author: Michael Parris
Newspaper: Newcastle Herald
Date: JULY 18 2018

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