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First commuter service for Northern Territory



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FOR PRESS:

P tST COMMUTER SERVICE FOR NORTEERN TERRITORY

(Statement by the Minister for Civil Aviation, Mr. R.L Swartz)

The Northern Territory's first air commuter service will

begin operating soon.

Arnhem Air Charter Pty. Ltd., of Dar in_, has been given

approval to fly regular services between Darwin and Cooinda.

Cooinda is a tourist resort 119 miles south-east of

Darwin on the Jim Jim River.

The Minister for Civil Aviation, Mr. R.W. Swartz,

announcing this today, said that the new service would be another

step ahead in the develcpment of air services in the Territory.

He added that 12 companies were now operating commuter

services on 46 routes to 44 ports throughout Australia.

CANBERRA 20th September, 1968.