Starting sometime next year, Virgin Australia will launch a daily Cairns-Weipa service using an ATR 72-500. The Queensland Government said that passenger traffic on the route has risen 15% over the past two years and it "made sense to open it out to the wider market". Sourced from: Travel Weekly
Currently, QantasLink flies from Cairns to Weipa four times a day.
Bond Air Charters Cessna 525A VH-MOR departed Cairns at around 2:30pm for unknown.
QantasLink Dash 8 Q400 VH-QOI arrived at Cairns from Townsville (YBTL) last night. This Q400 is promoting Tamworth Country Music Festival
Virgin Australia Boeing 737-700 VH-VBY made a visit from Brisbane (YBBN) today as VOZ783, before departing back as VOZ784.
And lastly, Jetstar's newest acquisition VH-VFO made it's first visit from Sydney (YSSY) today as JST938 before departing to the Gold Coast (YBCG) as JST965. This is Jetstar's second A320 with Sharklets. VH-VFO has only been in service for only three days.