­
Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me

TOPIC: Australia-UK: First non-stop flight arrives in London from Perth

Australia-UK: First non-stop flight arrives in London from Perth 25 Mar 2018 09:17 #6640

  • Paul-UB40
  • Paul-UB40's Avatar
  • OFFLINE
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 1618
  • Thank you received: 968
Australia-UK: First non-stop flight arrives in London from Perth
1 hour ago

The Qantas 787-9 Dreamliner has a longer range than its predecessors
The first scheduled non-stop flight between Australia and the UK has touched down in London's Heathrow Airport.

Qantas Flight QF9 completed its 14,498km (9,009-mile) journey from Perth in just over 17 hours.

The airline is using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which is twice as fuel-efficient as the Boeing 747.

It is part of ambitious plans by Qantas to add ultra long-haul flights to its schedules.

The Australian flag carrier's Chief Executive, Alan Joyce, has called the new Perth-London service a "game-changing route".

Read More Here;
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-43530332
YNWA: You'll Never Walk Alone
­