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FlyPelican, also known as Pelican Airlines, is an Australian regional airline based in Newcastle in New South Wales.
The airline's modern Twin Turbo Prop aircraft are capable of providing an efficient and seamless service to many airports within Australia. FlyPelican was established by former Aeropelican staff and its aircraft and has its main base at Newcastle Airport.
The airline originally operated air charter services but began scheduled flights on 1 junio 2015.
Today, FlyPelican Airlines operates a fleet of 19-seater British Aerospace Jetstream 32 aircraft. All operations are conducted using multi-crew airline operating procedures and the aircraft is maintained in accordance with the strictest airline standards.
The airline flies to a number of popular destinations within the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales, connecting Newcastle with cities and towns including Sydney, Dubbo, and Taree.
Regular scheduled passengers services that are currently being operated between include: Newcastle-Canberra, Newcastle-Ballina (Byron Bay), Newcastle-Coffs Harbour, Newcastle-Dubbo, Canberra-Dubbo, Sydney-Mudgee, and Newcastle-Sydney.
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Newcastle Airport is an airport located north of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. In 2017, it was Australia’s 13th-busiest airport, with 1.25 million passengers in the year.
The airline also runs services for other airlines including Jetstar Airways, QantasLinl, Regional Express and Virgin Australia.
As of septiembre 2018, FlyPelican operates its flights with 5 of the British Aerospace Jetstream 32. This aircraft is a small twin-turboprop airline primarily used for chartered flights.
22 marzo 2018
FlyPelican’s first flight between Newcastle(NTL) and Adelaide(ADL) commenced on 22 marzo. This direct service operates three times weekly with the Australian regional carrier’s Fokker 70 fleet. The route becomes FlyPelican’s fifth service from Newcastle, adding to its existing services to Sydney, Canberra, Dubbo and Ballina. There is no direct competition on this domestic city pair.