Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Newcastle to Ballina
Pelican Airlines has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights from Newcastle to Ballina. Confirm policy on booking site.
A direct flight to Ballina will take on average 1h 20m to travel the 470 km flying distance from Newcastle.
There is 1 direct flight per day travelling from Newcastle to Ballina, for an average of 7 flights per week.
Newcastle airport is called Newcastle Williamtown and the only airport in Ballina is Ballina Byron.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Included check-in baggage"
Cons: "Food options on the menu are very limited"
Pros: "No delays!"
Cons: "I noticed some travellers confused by gate changes, I suspect this is due to a lack of attention on their behalf but clearly the messages hadn't gotten through."
Pros: "Flight attendants were friendly and responsive."
Cons: "1. Better seats than mine flew empty, while I sat wedged in a full row, behind a wailing infant and ahead of a kicking toddler. 2. The meal choice was between a rice bowl and a salad, both served bereft of any sides, bread, or dessert. 3. We were late again, although not so badly as last time."
Pros: "The crew were excellent. Seating ok."
Cons: "The flight could have been better if there was entrainment on the Boeing 464 return flight from Brisbane to Perth for the travellers that do not know how to use a laptop, IPad etc."
Cons: "Huge delays on check-in. System failures but also elderly people not knowing the check in process and causing further delays. People taking too much luggage inside the cabin. No food options for gluten free. No water served. Smooth flight though. Check-in staff at luggage short tempered."
Cons: "An attendant working in the check-in was very rude. I was unable to check in using the kiosk so I requested assistance from an attendant near the kiosks.The attendant refused to assist me and told me to wait until the other attendant was free. That attendant then helped the white man next to me."
Pros: "Excellent service.Very clean.loved the entertainment. The landing was very good."
Pros: "Snack was good"
Cons: "Seats very uncomfortable and msny headrests would not stay in position making back of neck very uncomfortable. Also. Making passengers board via rear plane door and stairs where ramp to front plane door was used makes it much more difficult for seniors with carry on bag. Should use of front entra"
Pros: "I loved my seat that I paid extra for, that is until they moved two big men next to me."
Cons: "Leave the seating the way it was."
Pros: "Arrived early, departure was on time"
Pros: "Movie selection was good. Complimentary wine was excellent and plentiful."
Cons: "Seat room was cramped."
Pros: "the crew was nice and helpfull"
Cons: "The Flight was 45 min late. Always families with kids are putt in the back of the plane, so every thing else is taking so much longer because you make us wait for everything. longer ques at the boarder patrol etc."
Pros: "Boarding was super easy"
Pros: "Overall good in flight service."
Cons: "Lot of virgin employees got special treatment. Too many Virgin employees traveling. One Virgin employee was granted access to entire row of seats."
Pros: "The flight was fantastic boarding crew were great and the onboard crew were very nice. I enjoyed the onboard wifi and the meal."
Cons: "I didn't like that my gate and terminal numbers were changed so many times. It messed up the meeting of family. Also I really hate that there is not much leg room."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Food VERY basic SErvice just OK"
Cons: "No organization in check in process. Staff unfriendly and unhelpful. No control over situation."
Cons: "Maybe being offered a cup of tea or coffee would of been nice."
Cons: "We had to pay $200 for luggage for over 23kg but under 32kg, usually other airlines let us travel with sports gear for free under 32kg."
Cons: "Seat was better this time, have no idea why."
Pros: "Crew were great and looked after us"
Cons: "Seats a bit small but better than some."
Cons: "didnt send baggage as claimed the plain was overweight and didnt inform us until we contacted there agent to try to find the bags and we have received no compensation. they informed us that this is normal on their flights and they do not inform passengers concerned"
Cons: "Loved every bit"
Pros: "My Mum has mild dementia and was going to Sydney from Maroochydore to visit family. From check in at MCY to arrival back at MCY the staff looked after her very well. She needed assistance boarding and disembarking and they were very helpful and courteous and that's why I choose Virgin over the other airline that flies the same route."
Pros: "Absolutely nothing?"
Cons: "The staff were very rude. The seats did not recline. The flight sucked. I will NEVER EVER FLY VIRGIN EVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Pros: "arrived on time crew were polite and friendly."
Cons: "when boarding the plane from rear maybe passengers in the front should board first to save the mayhem."
Pros: "The plane was clean."
Cons: "Needed to use a desk since I was unable to check in online. Luckily I got there early enough but waited an hour and a half on line and when finally getting there learned it's because I didn't have an ETA which the website could have told me but didn't so had to keep our fingers crossed that it went through within 5 minutes. To be honest they also could have had someone talking to people on the line to see if they had all the necessary paper work horrible experience."
Cons: "Our luggage was left in LA. Hoping to get it tomorrow."
Pros: "nice aircraft. hosts were promt to address any issue."
Cons: "lack of movie options especially hindi movies"
Pros: "I was really worried about being on a plane for 14+ hours, but it was great! It was very comfortable with plenty of room. They also had the best airline food I've ever tasted! I will fly virgin Australia again!"
Cons: "Everything was absolutely wonderful. No complains here!"
Pros: "It was a full flight but take off and landing were on time and staff and service was good and friendly."
Pros: "Check in was easy and the flight was on time. Good service"
Pros: "Flight crew as always was great"
Cons: "The plane was so cold my face was freezing to the touch!! Had to put the eye mask on to try and stay warm, in spite of my yoga pants, fleece jacket, thick socks AND slippers"
Pros: "Great boarding and efficient flight"
Cons: "The crew - unsmiling, unfriendly and seemed to hate their jobs. Food - meusli bar !"
Pros: "That's the main thing :)"
Pros: "Excellent choice of movies, nibbles and snacks suitable."
Cons: "The seat was a little uncomfortable on that plane. Not sure why."
Cons: "Our flight was cancelled and as we were overseas and did not know we had been put on a flight 4hrs earlier and as we got to the airport to later than that earlier flight had to buy new tickets with another airline. We are very disappointed as it cost up extra money."
Pros: "Enormous leg room"
Cons: "Fly Virgin Australia every time if possible"
Pros: "The checking-in in Perth domestic terminal was very fast. The flight was less uncomfortable than usual for the economy class."
Cons: "The lack of food options."
Pros: "Excellent cabin attendance ratiio to passengers."
Cons: "Seat comfort"
Pros: "Nil complaints"
Pros: "Crew were pleasant."
Cons: "Pre boarding was chaotic with no clear direction given by ground staff. Cold on board the flight & no blankets available. Food was very mediocre."
Pros: "Every aspect."
Pros: "Food was good and service excellent as was entertainment"
Cons: "Just cold air conditioning. My feet froze"
Pros: "Flight attendants were beautiful. The falafel was tasty. Smooth landing."
Pros: "The service of Kayak and Virgin was wonderful. The flight was comfortable and smooth. I usually hate flying but this flight I actually enjoyed in a way. The food was surprisingly good as well. Overall excellent - a tick in all the boxes!"
Pros: "Everything was above expectation"
Airlines flying from Newcastle to Ballina have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Newcastle to Ballina
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Newcastle to Ballina
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Newcastle to Ballina
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Newcastle to Ballina
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Newcastle to Ballina