Qantas announces plans for world's longest passenger flights, direct from Sydney to London and New York

Qantas announces plans for world's longest passenger flights, direct from Sydney to London and New York

By Semi Turaga
Monday 02/05/2022
[Photo Credit: ABC]

Qantas has announced it will begin direct flights from Sydney to London and New York from 2025.

The new routes will be the longest passenger flights in the world, and are expected to take more than 19 hours.

A Qantas test fight direct from New York to Sydney in 2019 took 19 hours and 16 minutes.

The airline has bought 12 Airbus A350-1000s to operate the routes, and says the planes "will have the range for direct flights between Australia and any city in the world".

[Source: abc.net.au]



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