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PM urges Qantas to add NRL GF flights


Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has asked Qantas chief Alan Joyce to put extra flights on between north Queensland and Sydney for this weekend's NRL grand final, following complaints of exorbitant prices.

Mr Turnbull told Hit 103.1 Townsville he had just gotten off the phone with Mr Joyce, who told him he had put on more flights to enable Cowboys fans to watch their team play.

"He's looking to do some more so I've encouraged him to do that," he said on Thursday.