Griffith – Melbourne flights start 15 July 2019

This week Sharp Airlines, in conjunction with its marketing partner EastWest, announced that they will start a Griffith to Melbourne service.

From Monday 15 July, the airline will run 12 flights a week between Griffith and the Victorian capital. The service will be provided using 19 passenger Fairchild Metroliner 23 aircraft. These fast turboprop airliners will complete the Melbourne flight in under an hour.

Sharp Airlines Metroliner 23

The airline will provide daily flights (except Saturday), with morning flights Monday to Thursday, and evening flights on Fridays and Sundays.

In addition to Griffith to Melbourne services, over coming months Sharp plans to offer through flights from Griffith to King and Flinders Islands in Tasmania opening up a range of coastal leisure, golfing and adventure opportunities for Riverina residents.

“Sharp Airlines will commence daily return flights between Griffith and Melbourne from Monday 15 July 2019” said Malcolm Sharp, Sharp Airlines Managing Director. “The Metroliner 23 aircraft seats 19 passengers in comfort, with a flight time of just one hour between Griffith and Melbourne. There is also potential and capacity to increase the frequency of flights if sufficient demand  for additional flights becomes evident.”

Malcolm Sharp, Sharp Airlines Managing Director

For more information, and for the schedule of Sharp Airlines flights operating between Griffith Regional Airport and Melbourne Essendon Airport, please visit or

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