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Flights arrive in Cairns
Flights depart from Australia
Flight price $150
Airlines Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Rex, Virgin Australia

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How long is the flight to Cairns?

Flights from Melbourne 3h 22m
Flights from Perth 4h 40m
Flights from Brisbane 2h 17m
Flights from Sydney 3h 01m
Flights from Adelaide 3h 05m

What is the cheapest flight to Cairns?

The cheapest airline ticket to Cairns from Australia in the last 72 hours was $150 return on the route Brisbane to Cairns. The most popular route is Melbourne to Cairns and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $479 return.

Which airlines fly to Cairns?

In general from Australia, Qantas Airways, Jetstar and Emirates fly the most to Cairns. The most popular route is from Melbourne, and Jetstar, Qantas Airways & Tigerair Australia fly this route the most.

How far is Cairns airport from central Cairns?

Cairns Airport is 5 kilometres from the centre of Cairns. View on map.

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(Return)
Airports
Origin
Brisbane
$150
only
$150
Newcastle
$339
only
$339
Townsville
$229
only
$229
Melbourne
$236
only
$236
Sydney
$188
only
$188
Bilinga
$172
only
$172
Destination
Cairns
$150
only
$150
Fri., 1 Feb.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
2h 20m
Wed., 6 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
BNE
Brisbane
2h 10m
Trip: 6 days
6.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.1 Good
Based on 22 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
MEL
Good 6.0

Efficient, convenient and quick

BNE
CNS
Excellent 10.0

No hassles, great flight. No issues!!

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Onboard staff are friendly and efficient.

Jetstar are unreliable, and do their best to extort more money from customers than the seemingly low initial price. Since they don't refund anything, if you need to make a change, they charge like wounded bulls and push you onto flights with inconvenient times and connections, then lie barefacedly, telling you the better flights are full.

BNE
CNS
Good 6.0

On time; baggage fees are by weight

Seats were not very comfortable; you pay extra for anything;

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Service is terrible, they constantly change the rules so its different every time. They don't serve beverages on domestic flights but they also don't let you bring your own. They charge per kilo for bags being overweight. They weigh your carry on plus your personal items which can only add up to 7 kg and will charge you if you are over even if by just 1kg. Do not ever fly with jetstar.

Wed., 5 Dec.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
2h 20m
Sun., 9 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
BNE
Brisbane
2h 15m
Trip: 5 days
6.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.0 Good
Based on 3 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

MEL
ADL
Good 7.3

Helpful checkin staff and air stewards. Ran on time and would pick Tiger over Jetstar.

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Delay

MEL
CNS
Excellent 9.6

Easy, cheap and great for short-haul flight

cramped, but was on a new plane which was actually much better than other tiger flights i've taken!

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

Flight time rescheduled meaning we had very little time for connecting flight. Then they checked our luggage in (weighed 8.5kg and only 7 allowed (charged $108). The booking in of the bags meant one of our party missed connecting flight. She arrived at gate while plane was still there and Capt said he would wait but ground staff over-ruled decision. Not happy.

Fri., 28 Sep.
TSV
Townsville
CNS
Cairns
1h 05m
Mon., 1 Oct.
CNS
Cairns
TSV
Townsville
1h 00m
Trip: 4 days
7.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 18 reviews
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
5.6
Food
6.4
KNS
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Limited baggage allowance , check in clerk over officious and totally unhelpful. "Safety" factor re weight used interminably, why not upgrade fleet if safety is so important ? Asked how I was to get luggage not on flight , told " not my problem , read fine print "

OAG
SYD
Good 7.0

25 minute flight, no need for in flight entertainment.

Could use some more leg room.

ADL
MGB
Mediocre 2.0

Rang 6 hours in advance to say miss a fight from Brisbane to Adelaide due to flooding in mount isa bus delayed for 3 hours and was only let know 20 minutes after bus was suppose to leave charleville . Would have been nice to get a credit.

ARM
SYD
Excellent 8.3

Beautiful polite and professional ladies air hostesses

SYD
MIM
Good 6.3

The sense of really flying!

Some of the turbulence.

Wed., 13 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Fri., 15 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
Trip: 3 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 51 reviews
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

I missed the connection in Sydney to get to Cairns… So, still waiting to board the last leg of the flight. The airport in Sydney was really busy and it just took a while to go through customs, and baggage claims etc..

SYD
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Very friendly

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

NA

Despite multiple confirmation emails from Kayak (including this survey). But I found out last minute from the airline that the flight never actually got booked, so I needed to book a different flight last minute.

SYD
CNS
Good 6.3

There was an extremely long line at check-in with only a couple of Virgin Australia attendants working. Despite the line (of several hundred people), the staff appeared to have no urgency about moving customers through the check-in process, and at one point two of the the three workers quit working, packed up and left. Replacements arrived five minutes later and took another five to ten minutes to set-up before helping customers - leaving one agent for the overflowing line. Total wait time for check-in alone was over 1 hour.

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Nice people but the seats are close so very tight fit for anyone over 5"5'

Mon., 21 Jan.
NTL
Newcastle Williamtown
CNS
Cairns
8h 40m
Fri., 25 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
NTL
Newcastle Williamtown
23h 55m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue., 9 Oct.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
2h 25m
Tue., 16 Oct.
CNS
Cairns
BNE
Brisbane
2h 10m
Trip: 8 days
6.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.1 Good
Based on 22 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
BNE
CNS
Good 6.3

The crew were great. Very clear on the p.a. System and good service.

The seats were narrow and horribly cramped. No shaping to support your back and the tray table crushed my stomach and I am quite slim. Goodness knows how big people cope. We recently did a round The world trip with 11 flights and none were as bad as this.

BNE
CNS
Excellent 10.0

No hassles, great flight. No issues!!

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Service is terrible, they constantly change the rules so its different every time. They don't serve beverages on domestic flights but they also don't let you bring your own. They charge per kilo for bags being overweight. They weigh your carry on plus your personal items which can only add up to 7 kg and will charge you if you are over even if by just 1kg. Do not ever fly with jetstar.

BNE
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Very smooth flight and the best landing ever! did not feel or know we had touched down.

MEL
HBA
Good 6.0

Delayed as usual - luggage check again

Thu., 6 Dec.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
2h 20m
Mon., 10 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
BNE
Brisbane
2h 15m
Trip: 5 days
6.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.0 Good
Based on 3 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

Flight time rescheduled meaning we had very little time for connecting flight. Then they checked our luggage in (weighed 8.5kg and only 7 allowed (charged $108). The booking in of the bags meant one of our party missed connecting flight. She arrived at gate while plane was still there and Capt said he would wait but ground staff over-ruled decision. Not happy.

BNE
CNS
Good 6.0

1 hour delay with no prior announcement

BNE
CNS
Excellent 10.0

new plane, friendly crew, on time

MEL
CNS
Excellent 9.6

Easy, cheap and great for short-haul flight

cramped, but was on a new plane which was actually much better than other tiger flights i've taken!

MEL
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

This companies business model is high friction. I ended up with two tickets for my daughter on the same flights as one of their affiliates had problems with their website so it told me I wasn’t successful booking when i later found out the message was wrong. In the interim i booked the small flights on Tiger. I called both companies 4 times got the usual Asian call center responses and finally someone had the guts to tell me they would do nothing about it. Just insane and that’s what you will be if you ignore my advice. My daughter ended up with two flights she could never use and they would not do a single thing to help apart from go through their call center script to keep their jobs. You have been warned. Kayak should never refer people to gotogate.com. They offer similar customer service and would also do nothing.

Fri., 9 Nov.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
2h 20m
Mon., 12 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
BNE
Brisbane
2h 15m
Trip: 4 days
6.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.1 Good
Based on 22 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
BNE
CNS
OK 4.0

They got me were I was going, just as it says on the tin.

Don't know what hours they work, but the crew were clearly fatigued and couldn't be bothered. They were still polite but really just could not be a***d! Flight delayed by 20 mins and no explanation until airborne.

BNE
CNS
Excellent 10.0

No hassles, great flight. No issues!!

BNE
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Very smooth flight and the best landing ever! did not feel or know we had touched down.

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Onboard staff are friendly and efficient.

Jetstar are unreliable, and do their best to extort more money from customers than the seemingly low initial price. Since they don't refund anything, if you need to make a change, they charge like wounded bulls and push you onto flights with inconvenient times and connections, then lie barefacedly, telling you the better flights are full.

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Service is terrible, they constantly change the rules so its different every time. They don't serve beverages on domestic flights but they also don't let you bring your own. They charge per kilo for bags being overweight. They weigh your carry on plus your personal items which can only add up to 7 kg and will charge you if you are over even if by just 1kg. Do not ever fly with jetstar.

Fri., 22 Feb.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Sat., 9 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 16 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
MEL
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

This companies business model is high friction. I ended up with two tickets for my daughter on the same flights as one of their affiliates had problems with their website so it told me I wasn’t successful booking when i later found out the message was wrong. In the interim i booked the small flights on Tiger. I called both companies 4 times got the usual Asian call center responses and finally someone had the guts to tell me they would do nothing about it. Just insane and that’s what you will be if you ignore my advice. My daughter ended up with two flights she could never use and they would not do a single thing to help apart from go through their call center script to keep their jobs. You have been warned. Kayak should never refer people to gotogate.com. They offer similar customer service and would also do nothing.

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Delay

MEL
BNE
Excellent 8.0

all ok.

nothing

ADL
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Very rude team. Never ever travel with tiger airlines again

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

Flight time rescheduled meaning we had very little time for connecting flight. Then they checked our luggage in (weighed 8.5kg and only 7 allowed (charged $108). The booking in of the bags meant one of our party missed connecting flight. She arrived at gate while plane was still there and Capt said he would wait but ground staff over-ruled decision. Not happy.

Mon., 25 Feb.
OOL
Gold Coast
CNS
Cairns
2h 25m
Mon., 4 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
OOL
Gold Coast
2h 15m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.2 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
NTL
MEL
Excellent 10.0

Got here early! Love that!

Nothing.

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Everything went well and was as advertised. This is a low cost carrier so their business model relies on extra charges for everything. Prepaid my luggage for $19 each way and decided not to order any food (much cheaper at the airport anyway). People just have to be aware that low cost carriers like Jetstar can offer such affordable fares by excluding many things. Qantas would have been approximately 2x as expensive per flight and would have included more things, but the appeal of low cost is to be able to choose what you need.

OOL
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Just stay away from this airline. One of the worst in the world. Don't care about their customers at all.

PER
OOL
OK 4.0

Not enough to room in seats for a flight this long

SYD
MEL
Good 6.0

Efficient, convenient and quick

Mon., 10 Dec.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Thu., 13 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

On time

They nickel and dime you for every possible thing. $100 per suitcase to check in is ridiculous. On top of that, they charged $49 extra for hand luggage that was overweight, claiming that it's "dangerous" to other passengers if heavy luggage is overhead. They couldn't explain how $49 excess weight fee solves the problem if my hand luggage is still stowed overhead. Everything about this airline is a scam, and I will never fly them again. They made me livid.

TSV
MEL
OK 4.6

No issues with the flight itself or crew however the flight was rescheduled after booking from 11.45am departure to 8.35pm (then urther delay of 30m on day).

MEL
CBR
Excellent 10.0

Everything went smoothly as on earlier experiences. Friendly and helpful staff at airport.

The departure gate was not displayed on the electronic board at the airport until an announcement that boarding was 'commencing' which caused some unnecessary anxiety.

ADL
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Very rude team. Never ever travel with tiger airlines again

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Delay

Thu., 22 Nov.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Mon., 26 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 5.8 OK
Based on 92 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Same as the previous review

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

No food or entertainment. Seats do narrow and MINIMAL leg room

SYD
CNS
Good 7.0

This was a simple no frills flight cost is low because extras are just that extra.

Seats are paper thin, so much so that i got pushed every time the gentleman behind me moved his knees.

SYD
CNS
Excellent 8.6

All staff on ground and in flight very pleasant and helpful

I,ve no complaints

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Over 1.5 hours to check our bags, delays, baggage fees

Thu., 29 Nov.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
2h 20m
Sun., 2 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
BNE
Brisbane
2h 15m
Trip: 4 days
6.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.0 Good
Based on 3 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
BNE
CNS
Excellent 10.0

new plane, friendly crew, on time

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

Flight time rescheduled meaning we had very little time for connecting flight. Then they checked our luggage in (weighed 8.5kg and only 7 allowed (charged $108). The booking in of the bags meant one of our party missed connecting flight. She arrived at gate while plane was still there and Capt said he would wait but ground staff over-ruled decision. Not happy.

MEL
ADL
Good 7.3

Helpful checkin staff and air stewards. Ran on time and would pick Tiger over Jetstar.

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

Flight time rescheduled meaning we had very little time for connecting flight. Then they checked our luggage in (weighed 8.5kg and only 7 allowed (charged $108). The booking in of the bags meant one of our party missed connecting flight. She arrived at gate while plane was still there and Capt said he would wait but ground staff over-ruled decision. Not happy.

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Delay

Mon., 25 Feb.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Fri., 1 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 5.8 OK
Based on 92 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
CNS
OK 4.3

Crew friendly

Bag drop lineup ridiculously long. Flight late departing. Black tea $4. Missed our transfer to port Douglas and had to wait 2 hours to the next. Not happy.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Same as the previous review

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.8

The entire experience

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Boarding was a breeze! Staff was very friendly

No free snacks or beverages... only available to purchase

SYD
CNS
OK 5.0

Crew was nice and boarding process was very efficient.

seats were extremely close to each other and incredibly uncomfortable. They didn't even offer a glass of water without payment. Literally everything but the air cost money.

Sun., 13 Jan.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Tue., 15 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
Trip: 3 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 51 reviews
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
SYD
CNS
OK 4.6

Boarding made half passengers drag their carryon luggage down stairs, then drag them up the plane. Not acceptable! Almost pulled my back out.

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Nice people but the seats are close so very tight fit for anyone over 5"5'

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

NA

Despite multiple confirmation emails from Kayak (including this survey). But I found out last minute from the airline that the flight never actually got booked, so I needed to book a different flight last minute.

SYD
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Very friendly

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

First class was dirt

Sat., 26 Jan.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
2h 20m
Sat., 2 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
BNE
Brisbane
2h 15m
Trip: 8 days
6.1GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.1 Good
Based on 22 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
BNE
CNS
Excellent 10.0

No hassles, great flight. No issues!!

BNE
CNS
Good 6.0

On time; baggage fees are by weight

Seats were not very comfortable; you pay extra for anything;

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Service is terrible, they constantly change the rules so its different every time. They don't serve beverages on domestic flights but they also don't let you bring your own. They charge per kilo for bags being overweight. They weigh your carry on plus your personal items which can only add up to 7 kg and will charge you if you are over even if by just 1kg. Do not ever fly with jetstar.

BNE
CNS
OK 4.0

They got me were I was going, just as it says on the tin.

Don't know what hours they work, but the crew were clearly fatigued and couldn't be bothered. They were still polite but really just could not be a***d! Flight delayed by 20 mins and no explanation until airborne.

MEL
HBA
Good 6.0

Delayed as usual - luggage check again

Sat., 15 Dec.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
CNS
Cairns
3h 25m
Wed., 19 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
3h 25m
Trip: 5 days
7.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.5 Good
Based on 7 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
MEL
CBR
Excellent 10.0

Everything went smoothly as on earlier experiences. Friendly and helpful staff at airport.

The departure gate was not displayed on the electronic board at the airport until an announcement that boarding was 'commencing' which caused some unnecessary anxiety.

MEL
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Great boarding process, friendly staff, clean cabin, perfectly on time. Espresso martinis!

N/A

BNE
SYD
OK 4.0

Not much.

Boarding exceptionally slow due to intensive screening of each passengers hand luggage. Opportunististic for making an extra $36/bag if a gram over 7. Seat unable to recline. Literally not enough room for legs and needed to sit sideways and I’m not that tall!

SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

Flight time rescheduled meaning we had very little time for connecting flight. Then they checked our luggage in (weighed 8.5kg and only 7 allowed (charged $108). The booking in of the bags meant one of our party missed connecting flight. She arrived at gate while plane was still there and Capt said he would wait but ground staff over-ruled decision. Not happy.

Mon., 26 Nov.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Sat., 1 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 5.8 OK
Based on 92 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Extreme difficulty in check in and bag drop process waited over an hour and combined with security almost missed the flight.

SYD
CNS
Good 7.0

This was a simple no frills flight cost is low because extras are just that extra.

Seats are paper thin, so much so that i got pushed every time the gentleman behind me moved his knees.

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Boarding was a breeze! Staff was very friendly

No free snacks or beverages... only available to purchase

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

Same as the previous review

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Pay extra $500 for my luggage. Still do not know why.

Wed., 31 Oct.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Wed., 7 Nov.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.4 OK
Based on 4 reviews
Overall
6.4
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.8
SYD
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

On time

They nickel and dime you for every possible thing. $100 per suitcase to check in is ridiculous. On top of that, they charged $49 extra for hand luggage that was overweight, claiming that it's "dangerous" to other passengers if heavy luggage is overhead. They couldn't explain how $49 excess weight fee solves the problem if my hand luggage is still stowed overhead. Everything about this airline is a scam, and I will never fly them again. They made me livid.

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing.

Flight time rescheduled meaning we had very little time for connecting flight. Then they checked our luggage in (weighed 8.5kg and only 7 allowed (charged $108). The booking in of the bags meant one of our party missed connecting flight. She arrived at gate while plane was still there and Capt said he would wait but ground staff over-ruled decision. Not happy.

SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

MEL
CBR
Excellent 10.0

Everything went smoothly as on earlier experiences. Friendly and helpful staff at airport.

The departure gate was not displayed on the electronic board at the airport until an announcement that boarding was 'commencing' which caused some unnecessary anxiety.

BNE
SYD
OK 4.0

Not much.

Boarding exceptionally slow due to intensive screening of each passengers hand luggage. Opportunististic for making an extra $36/bag if a gram over 7. Seat unable to recline. Literally not enough room for legs and needed to sit sideways and I’m not that tall!

Mon., 21 Jan.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Fri., 25 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 5.8 OK
Based on 92 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.0
Food
5.1
SYD
CNS
OK 4.3

Crew friendly

Bag drop lineup ridiculously long. Flight late departing. Black tea $4. Missed our transfer to port Douglas and had to wait 2 hours to the next. Not happy.

SYD
CNS
Mediocre 3.0

No food or entertainment. Seats do narrow and MINIMAL leg room

SYD
CNS
OK 5.0

Crew was nice and boarding process was very efficient.

seats were extremely close to each other and incredibly uncomfortable. They didn't even offer a glass of water without payment. Literally everything but the air cost money.

SYD
CNS
Good 6.0

Boarding was a breeze! Staff was very friendly

No free snacks or beverages... only available to purchase

SYD
CNS
Excellent 8.6

All staff on ground and in flight very pleasant and helpful

I,ve no complaints

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