About Fly Tiwi Airlines
Hardy Aviation and the Tiwi Land Council established Fly Tiwi in November 2008. Hardy Aviation, a Territory-owned and operated company, was founded in Darwin in 1991.
Fly Tiwi initially offered services to Bathurst, Melville Islands (Nguiu-Pirlangimpi, Milikapiti).
In January 2009, it was extended to serve the remote communities Warruwi on South Goulburn Island and Minjilang on Croker Island. Fly Tiwi expanded its reach to Ramingining, Arnhem Land in May 2009. Services have also been extended to Lake Evella, Milingimbi and other locations since then.
Hardy Aviation is proud of its close ties with Territory communities, and responds to emerging needs.
The Company has a fleet well-maintained aircraft with highly qualified pilots who are familiar with the Territory's unique flying conditions. Fly Tiwi flights follow strict guidelines for aircraft maintenance and pilot experience in Regular Public Transport (RPT).
Fly Tiwi Airlines Reservations
Fly Tiwi Airline booking numbers
If you are unable or unwilling to book a seat on a scheduled flight, please contact Fly Tiwi Office
(08) 8928 9300
Fly Tiwi Airline Classes
The airline offers only standard seating. A maximum of 10 seats can be accommodated on an aircraft.
Fly Tiwi Airlines Facilities
The flights are short, and passengers will have stunning views of the surroundings below. There are not many facilities during flights so it is important that passengers make use of all the amenities available at the airport before departure. This includes the purchase of snacks and W/C facilities.
Fly Tiwi Airlines popular Destinations and Hubs
Darwin International Airport
Darwin International Airport (IATA DRW), is the busiest airport servicing Darwin. It is located 5.0 miles from Darwin's city centre and the Northern Territory. Darwin Airport is home to an international terminal, domestic terminal, and a cargo terminal. Other domestic airlines that are based in DRW are Airnorth and Alliance Airlines. Jetstar Airways, Qantas Link, Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, Qantas Link and Qantas Link.
Fly Tiwi operates flights from Darwin International Airport to/from the airport's designated terminal.
Fly Tiwi offers flights between Darwin, South Goulburn, Croker and Tiwi as well as to destinations in northern Arnhem Land. These destinations are served by Fly Tiwi from Darwin:
- Wurrumiyanga (Bathurst Island)
- Minjilang (Croker Island)
- Garden Point (Melville Island)
- Gapuwiyak (Lake Evella).
- Milingimbi Island
- Milikapiti (Snake Bay)
- Warruwi (South Goulburn Island)
Fly Tiwi Airline Check-in and boarding pass
Online Check In
Online check-in currently is not possible.
Airport Check In
Check-in at the airport closes 30 minutes before your scheduled departure.
To ensure that your luggage is checked in, it is a good idea to arrive early.
Fly Tiwi Airline Policies
Baggage policy and Fees
A single piece of luggage or freight cannot exceed 15 kg.
Fly Tiwi staff must be notified in advance if you need baggage or freight between 15 and 30 kg. A $50 surcharge is applicable.
All items over 30kg will be refused
Take On Baggage
Safety regulations for passengers prohibit more than one handbag/package per person in an aircraft cabin. Maximum dimensions for a handbag/package are 40cmx30cmx23cm. Other small items, such as an umbrella or overcoat, may be carried by passengers into the cabin. Each passenger's carry-on luggage must not exceed 3 kg.
Please bring all baggage to the check-in counter in order to avoid delays.
Maximum weight of the free checked baggage allowance per person is 15kg Extra baggage above 15kg can be purchased at Excess Baggage rates. Families and passengers traveling together to the same destination as each other may share their baggage to maximize the benefits of the free baggage allowance. Fly Tiwi will make every effort to transport all baggage. However, space and weight limitations mean that Fly Tiwi can't guarantee all items will travel with the departing passenger.
Only service dogs are allowed
Refund and Cancellation Policy
Fly Tiwi must know at least 24 hours in advance of departure from any port that you intend to cancel. Cancellations made after 24 hours are considered a no-show, and are non-refundable.
The current Coronavirus pandemic has forced us to change the cancellation policy. Cancelled bookings will now be put in credit for 6 (6) months after cancellation. The credit will be forfeited if the travel is not completed within six months from the date of cancellation.