13 October 2016 Mystery Guests on FlyPelican’s First Newcastle-Coffs Flight

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The inaugural FlyPelican Newcastle-Coffs service will land at Coffs Harbour Regional Airport on Monday, October 17, with two very special mystery guests on board from the Newcastle Jets football team.


Football fans are very welcome to come to the airport between 12.15pm-1pm to meet the mystery players and get an autograph or selfie.

FlyPelican is a Newcastle-based independent regional airline that operates a fleet of 19-seat Jetstream 32 aircraft. Daily return services from Newcastle Airport will operate every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Flights will take just under 50 minutes.

“Without doubt, having a direct air link between Newcastle and Coffs Harbour is going to help boost the region’s tourism and business sectors. It is another plus for the Regional Airport and gives locals and visitors even more travel choices,” said Andrew Beswick, Council’s Director Business Services.

Paul Graham, CEO of FlyPelican, said: “A regular passenger air services between Newcastle and Coffs Harbour is long overdue and we are thrilled to be expanding our network and linking these cities with 50 minute flights at very affordable prices. ”

FlyPelican one-way fares will start from just $99 inclusive of all taxes. Flights can be purchased directly from the FlyPelican website www.flypelican.com.au ​

Flights will leave Newcastle at 11.40am and return from Coffs Harbour at 1pm every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On Sundays, flights will leave Newcastle at 1pm and return from Coffs Harbour at 3pm.

The first ever Westfield W-League/Hyundai A-League double header to be held on the Coffs Coast will take place on January 27, 2017, when the Newcastle Jets take on Melbourne City.​ Buy tickets and find out more.