Multi-regional Australian wine tours become possible with new flight itinerary
Australia’s best-known wine regions are set to be connected via a new air route, giving wine lovers a new calling card.
The Adelaide to Newcastle Qantas route, which will start from March 2022, will connect those outside Adelaide – including the Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale and the Valley of Clare – with the Hunter Valley near Newcastle, Australia.
The new flight path will be the only direct connection between the two destinations and would save more than two hours of travel time compared to connecting via Sydney, making it easy for wine lovers to travel from vineyard to vineyard, making wine tours of different regions of Australia. much easier.
QantasLink CEO John Gissing said Micenet: “Adelaide and Newcastle are both gateways to some of Australia’s best wine regions and we believe there will be high demand down the road. “
Newcastle Airport CEO Dr Peter Cock added: “The Newcastle-Adelaide route is one of the most requested and sought after by our customers. We are incredibly excited to be able to offer another popular service to the region – our sixth new route in 2021. ”
The Adelaide to Newcastle route, which opens up new options for groups wishing to take a multi-regional wine tour, will offer 10 business seats and 84 economy seats on an Embraer E190 regional jet and is already in high demand by wine enthusiasts.