Special Pricing on New Flights to Ayres Rock

Virgin Blue has announced plans to launch daily direct flights from Sydney to Uluru, formerly known as Ayres Rock, on August 2.
Flights will operate on an EMBRAER E-190 aircraft to carry 104 guests to and from the iconic attraction. Flights to Uluru will depart at 10:10 a.m. and will arrive at 1:20 p.m. Flights back will leave at 2 p.m. and arrive at 5:30 p.m. Connecting flights will also be available from a number of other Australian destinations including Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Melbourne and Perth.

The airline has reportedly worked closely with the Ayers Rock airport authority to ensure the airport infrastructure will be ready in August for Virgin Blue flights to commence. The airport will upgrade existing check-in counters as well as build additional baggage belt facilities. Premium Economy will also be available on the new route.

Virgin Blue will launch a special online “Rock Across to Ayers Rock” fare of $149 one-way, on sale from now until midnight March 21 for travel between August 3 – September 23 and October 12 - December 16. Regular fares will start from $199 one-way.

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