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Smiles aplenty as Melbourne flight touches down at Newcastle

There were smiles aplenty, and many hugs, at Newcastle Airport on Monday morning when the first Melbourne flight touched down following the re-opening of the NSW/Victoria border. The A320 plane load of passengers,...

Touch down: Brisbane locals arrive in Newcastle

It’s been a long wait, but Newcastle has welcomed its first visitors from Brisbane this afternoon following the opening of the state border. A Qantas flight touched down at Newcastle Airport at midday...

Newcastle Airport to welcome weekly Lord Howe Island service

Hunter residents chasing a coastal getaway are set to welcome the announcement of weekly flights to Lord Howe Island beginning next month. Flights to the world-heritage site are thanks to a new agreement...

New direct flights link Canberra and Newcastle

Newcastle Airport will launch a new direct service between Canberra and Newcastle next month. The service, to be operated by Canberra-based airline Link Airways, will commence Friday, 20 November, with flights expected to...

Newcastle Airport hopes upgrade will take-off

Newcastle Airport Chief Executive Peter Cock says he is confident regional tourism will take-off next year thanks to a budget hint earlier this week. Despite the lack of specific funding announced for the...

Newcastle Airport set to temporarily stand down staff

Newcastle Airport is facing job cuts after applying to the Industrial Relations Commission for orders to temporarily stand down staff. About a quarter of its 59 employees are set to be affected, while...

Have your say in Paterson

It’s a town hall meeting with a twist – it’s all via video conferencing. In a sign of the changing times, Paterson MP Meryl Swanson is hosting a virtual town hall meeting. This Wednesday...

Take off at Newcastle Airport

Flights will take off at Newcastle Airport for the first time since the pandemic started. Jetstar is offering its maiden flight at 5.50pm today (Wednesday 17 June) to land in Melbourne at 7.30pm. It...