View Full Version : New Dash8's for QLink

9th Jan 2003, 22:17
SYDNEY, Jan 10 AAP - Qantas Airways Ltd today announced the
purchase of three turboprop Dash 8 aircraft to be added
progressively to the QantasLink regional fleet from May this year.
The three new 50-seat Dash 8 Q300s will replace leased, earlier
model Dash 8 aircraft currently in the fleet.
"These latest enhancements to the Dash 8 fleet enable QantasLink
to provide the right mix of aircraft to best serve the needs of its
passengers," executive general manager subsidiary businesses
Narendra Kumar said.
"QantasLink is a substantial operation throughout Australia,
with 32 Dash 8 aircraft and 29 jet aircraft, and it is continuing
to support industry and tourism in regional areas."
Dash 8 aircraft operate to regional destinations in New South
Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania and the Australian Capital