Flying in just got easier Posted by Reef Magazine - 18 August 2014 Consider it your express-pass to paradise. In addition to the list of flights that connect the island to cities across Australia, starting 2 July, Qantas reintroduces direct services between Sydney and Hamilton Island, running three flights per week throughout peak season. “The timing of this has been impeccable as Audi Hamilton Island Race Week is happening in August before The Australian Ballet’s pas de deux in paradise at qualia in October and the Great Barrier Feast event in November,” says Hamilton Island’s General Manager of Sales, Phillipa Harrison. Giving international travellers a seamless connection to the island, economy fares from Sydney are expected to start at $139, a business class service will start at $569, one-way. About the Author 'REEF Magazine – Hamilton Island & the Great Barrier Reef' is a magazine that showcases all that Hamilton Island has to offer, from events, to an exciting array of activities, attractions and more. You can pick up your complimentary copy of 'REEF Magazine' at any Hamilton Island hotel, and you can also access some of our feature articles right here on The Island Blog.