Tuesday it was all eyes on the skies as the arrival of ‘Bazza’ the Boeing 737 MAX, marked the arrival of Bonza Airlines in Launceston and Tasmania. Its first route a direct flight between Launceston and the Gold Coast. According to Tourism data for the year ending June 20-23, Tasmania saw over 226,000 visitors from Queensland, with more than half of those coming to Launceston. The addition of Bonza’s service at our incredible Launceston Airport will mean more than 29,000 additional seats to Launceston each year. This is fantastic news for our tourism, hospitality, and small business community.
 

However, this could just be the beginning. In a press released for the launch of the new Launceston service, Bonza Chief Commercial Officer Carly Povey, is quoted as saying “Our strapline is ‘Here for Allstralia’ and today we take another step in delivering that promise with our first destination beyond the many incredible East Coast locations we fly to. There will be more destinations for Launceston, and Bonza’s wider route map, to come. We look forward to revealing what’s next when the time is right…”
 

As Launceston takes its first flights with Bonza, this could be the beginning of a beautiful new friendship with the promise of more destinations on the horizon paining an exciting picture for the city. The beginning of this partnership may well be the prelude to an era of enhanced connectivity, economic growth, and unforgettable travel experiences for visitors to our region.

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