Bonza has today announced a second destination for local travellers, with Bundaberg to Gold Coast airfares going on sale soon from $49 to $79 per person one way.
It's the second destination offered to Bundaberg travellers, with Melbourne return flights starting up in May this year.
The Gold Coast route will operate from the iconic holiday spot to 11 existing Bonza destinations: Albury, Bundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne Avalon, Melbourne Tullamarine, Mildura, Rockhampton, Townsville and the Whitsunday Coast.
Mayor Jack Dempsey said the additional route was great news for locals and visitors alike.
“From Melbourne to Bundaberg to the Gold Coast, locals and visitors now have even more opportunities to travel thanks to Bonza,” he said.
“This new route also means more visitors to our beautiful region, and we welcome them with open arms!”
CEO of Bonza Tim Jordan said today's announcement was all about creating more depth in the network.
“It is a huge boost for the economy and allows people in our existing destinations the opportunity to book an affordable flight to Gold Coast Airport and take a much-deserved holiday or long-awaited visit to friends and family,” he said.
The airline said there would be additional and new destinations that would connect with the Gold Coast and those will be revealed when the time is right.
“We’ll be adding new destinations to our route map that will fly from the Gold Coast and we continue to welcome conversations with airports around the country as we fulfil our mission to connect communities,” Tim said.
“Our focus continues to be on unserved and underserved markets that we know would benefit from low cost flights.”
Bonza said Gold Coast flights would on sale very soon, through the airline’s app, which is the only place to book direct.
Starting fares will range from $49 to $79 per person one way.
Travellers are urged to sign up in the Fly Bonza app today to be the first to know when the new routes are on sale.