From December Tasmanians will be able to fly direct to the Gold Coast after Jetstar announced it would put on flights between Hobart and the Queensland holiday hotspot.
It comes after the state government confirmed it would open Tasmania's borders to safe states, from October 26, last week.
The Jetstar service is the only direct flight from Tasmania to the Gold Coast and will accommodate up to 1200 passengers per week.
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Jetstar Group chief executive officer Gareth Evans said they were excited to help families reconnect with their loved ones during this difficult time.
"This new service will also help to boost tourism in Hobart, creating jobs and supporting the local economy, and means more of our people are back at work, which is great news too," he said.
"We predict our low fares service will be popular with Tasmanians looking for a short few days away and travellers on a longer break taking time to explore the stunning beaches, hinterland region and local food and nature trails that the Gold Coast has to offer."
As part of the announcement Jetstar also committed to expanding their existing services between Tasmania and the mainland. This expansion will include six flights between Launceston and Brisbane every week.
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