Skytrans reveals new schedule for remote Cape York area

26 April, 2017

Skytrans announced (25-Apr-2017) a new flight schedule which will see same day services introduced into some of the most remote communities around Cape York. Queensland Government Treasurer Curtis Pitt stated the carrier will offer 15 same day return services into seven remote communities including Aurukun, Lockhart River, Kowanyama, Pormpuraaw, Coen, Horn Island and Weipa. Skytrans' new schedule will enable patients from Aurukun, Lockhart River, Kowanyama and Pormpuraaw to fly to Weipa for day treatment at a Health Clinic - as opposed to flying into Cairns - which often requires an overnight stay. Services for the new schedule commence from Tuesday 02-May-2017. [more - original PR]