The Qantas Group said today its flights into and out of Darwin
would be disrupted this evening and tomorrow as a result of Cyclone
Passengers booked to travel on Qantas, QantasLink or Australian Airlines
services to and from Darwin should contact Qantas on 13 13 13 to make
Passengers holding a valid ticket for travel on or before 25 April 2006
may - for no additional charge - defer travel to/from Darwin or bypass
Darwin as a stopover point.
The last Qantas Group flight out of Darwin this evening will depart for
Cairns at 9.30pm (local time) with the flight number QF 8801.
As a result of the weather conditions expected this evening, the
following four Qantas flights have been cancelled.
- QF846 7.40pm Sydney/Darwin - QF828 8.45pm Brisbane/Darwin - QF829
1.30am (25 April) Darwin/Sydney - QF827 1.55am (25 April)
All day-time operations scheduled to and from Darwin tomorrow have also
Qantas will continue to monitor the situation and advise any additional
changes to its schedule as further information becomes available.