Qantas Are Increasing Seats From Sydney To Hobart

by Zac George

Hobart, also lesser known as the second oldest city after Sydney in Australia, has seen fantastic passenger growth in the past years. The growing demand in the region is great too see and as a result of this continuing growth, Qantas will be increasing passenger services from Sydney to Hobart in the summer time.

At this time, Qantas currently operate 200 flights per week to the Tasmanian region.

Qantas 717 Business Class (Image – Qantas)

The airline will be only upping services from Sydney however the airport will have 3 services daily during weekdays from November to March of 2020. This means there will be an extra 40 return services in that period and the carrier will utilise their 717-200 aircraft.

Qantas have two configurations of the 717, one features 110 seats with 12 Business and 98 Economy while the second configuration is all Economy with 125 seats. For the services to Hobart, Qantas use their 2-class 717’s.

Qantas 717 Economy Class (Image – Qantas)

Each Business Class seat features 37” of pitch and 20” of pitch while the Economy seats feature a pitch of 31” and a width of 18.” If you’d like to take a look at the seat map, take a look below:

Qantas 717 Seat Map

If you would like to visit Hobart and would like to use your points for a seat, a one-way Economy award will cost you 12,000 Qantas points and a one-way Business award will cost you 24,000 points. The best way to find award space on Qantas for domestic flights is on the Qantas website.


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