Virgin Australia has announced direct flights from Launceston to the Gold Coast will commence in December.
The announcement is part of Virgin Australia's expanding domestic network, after direct flights between Adelaide and Launceston were launched in September.
Direct flights between Launceston and Perth are due to take off in early November.
The new flights will be the first commercial service connecting Launceston and the Gold Coast in two decades.
The flights will operate three times per week, and allow for up to 4224 additional passengers each month to fly directly between the two cities.
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Virgin Australia chief strategy and transformation officer Alistair Hartley said the announcement was another win for Tasmania.
"Never before has Virgin Australia operated to this many mainland ports from the Apple Isle," he said.
"Since September, we have announced six new routes to Tasmania, providing a significant boost to local tourism and over 28,000 additional seats each month."
Launceston Airport chief executive Shane O'Hare also welcomed the additional flights and said airlines were committing to the region like never before.
"We are experiencing tremendous growth thanks to our state's ability to remain COVID-free, which benefits locals and gives our tourism sector a chance to recover before most other parts of the country," Mr O'Hare said.
The new route will add an extra 528 seats into Launceston each week.
Tickets went on sale on Tuesday, with Virgin Australia offering one-way Economy sale fares from $79.
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