We’re super proud of our Trustpilot rating, but don’t just take it from us. See why millions of others love booking their flights through Alternative Airlines
Link Airways is an Australian airline that offers scheduled passengers flights. The airline's main base is at Brisbane Airport (BNE), but it has two other secondary hub airports, Sydney Airport (SYD) and Melbourne Airport (MEL). It flies to more than 10 destinations within Australia, throughout New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria.
Link Airways is dedicated to providing a safe and reliable way to fly around Australia, with the goal of giving each passenger a personalised and caring service. The airline is one of the leading and best-connected carriers in New South Wales, connecting many of its destinations with Australia's three biggest cities — Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
The airline was founded in 2016 under the name and brand Fly Corporate, but rebranded as Link Airways in 2020. Although the airline itself only launched in 2016, Link Airways is a subsidiary of an aviation company named Corporate Air. Corporate Air has existed since 1972 and brings more than 45 years of aviation experience to Link Airways and its airline service.
You can use the search bar at the top of the page to begin looking for flights in Australia through Alternative Airlines. We offer a greater number of airlines at affordable prices. If you're looking to fly within Australia, our guide to domestic flights within Australia offers lots of helpful information, including an airline guide and FAQs.
Link Airways has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage.
Passengers are given a free carry-on baggage allowance of 7 kg per person (adult and children). This baggage must fit within the dimensions of 48 cm (18.9") x 34 cm (13.3") x 23 cm (9"). Infants are given the same carry-on baggage weight allowance (7 kg) but are allowed to bring items such as a stroller or bassinet and car seat that exceed the size dimension.
Passengers are given a free checked baggage allowance of 15 kg (adult and children). Passengers that have connected or are connecting to an international flight are given a larger baggage allowance of 30 kg. However, passengers must bring proof of their connecting flight in order to be given the extra free allowance.
Infants are not given a free checked baggage allowance.
The airline flies with an all Economy Class cabin. The Economy experience is slightly different depending on the route flown. Some flights are operated with much smaller planes and cabins than others but each flight offers a safe and relaxed way to travel around Australia, with a friendly crew onboard to assist passengers.
Seats on flights operated by the Saab 340B are set out in a 2 x 1 formation.
Seats on flights operated by the Metro 23 are set out in a 1 x 1 formation.
Please note: due to the short flight-times and limited space, flights operated by the Metro 23 aircraft don't have toilet facilities.
Passengers flying with Link Airways can either check in at the airport or alternatively, online before departure.
Passengers can check-in online through the Link Airways online check-in page. Online check-in is available from 24 hours up until 30 minutes before scheduled flight departure time. Passengers will need their booking details in order to check-in.
Even if passengers check-in online, they should arrive at the airport in good time as to not miss the boarding deadline for their flight. This is particularly important if they're travelling with checked baggage.
Please note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, passengers are required to have a temperature test at check-in. Therefore, online check-in is currently unavailable.
Passengers can also check-in at the airport. This can be completed by presenting the relevant travel documents at the airline check-in desk at the airport of departure. Airport check-in opens 90 minutes before scheduled flight departure time on domestic flights and 120 minutes before scheduled flight departure time on regional flights.
Please note: passengers must check-in at the airport and are unable to use online check-in if they're travelling as an unaccompanied minor, with an infant or need special assistance.
Passengers are given a complimentary bottle of water and snack once in-flight. The snack on offer changes from flight to flight but is usually savoury.
Due to the short flight times, there is no full meal service or onboard menu. However, passengers are welcome to bring their own food and drink on the flight, as long as it doesn't breach airport security rules.
Passengers can enjoy reading up on the travel locations across Australia and New Zealand.
There's no WIFI available on any of this airline's flights.
The airline operates domestic flights to states across Australia, including the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria. These destinations include Canberra, Sydney, Coffs Harbour, Hobart, Melbourne and Brisbane and among others.
Take a look at the table below to see a full list of destinations and their airports.
No way, really?! Yes! We’ve partnered with some amazing BNPL payment providers to allow you to pay for your flights over time, with ease.
Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the main airport in Brisbane, Australia and the hub airport for Link Airways. Link Airways has used Brisbane Airport as its main hub since it launched flights under the Fly Corporate name in 2016. However, the airline does have two other secondary hubs from which it flies from regularly — one in Melbourne and one in Sydney.
Brisbane Airport has two runways and two terminal building — one terminal for domestic flights and one terminal for international flights. As a domestic carrier, Link Airways only ever operates to and from the domestic terminal. The airport handles well over 20 million passengers each year.
The airport is also a hub or secondary hub for Alliance Airlines, Jetstar, Qantas, Toll Aviation and Virgin Australia. Other airlines that fly to/from the airport include Air Niugini, Air Vanuatu, Cathay Pacific, Eastern Australia Airlines, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, JETGO Australia, Malindo Air, Nauru Airlines, QantasLink, Samoa Airways and Solomon Airlines, among many others.
The airline has a fleet of up to 8 aircraft, which is a reasonably sized fleet for the size of its route network. Within its fleet, it has aircraft such as the Saab 340B Plus and Fairchild Metro 23.
Link Airways isn't currently part of any airline alliance.
The airline doesn't currently have a frequent flyer program.