Perth-Hobart direct flight from September

Fremantle, a touristy town that is a half-hour train ride away from Perth

July 6 (TravelAndy): A direct flight will start operating between Western Australia and Tasmania from September.

Virgin Australia will operate the flight.

The Perth to Hobart service will run three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

According to the National Visitor Survey in Australia, around 41,300 Tasmanians visit WA each year and this figure is set to grow with the direct air link.

Currently, flights between WA and Tasmania have to connect to flights to and from Melbourne, Sydney or Adelaide.


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