Direct non-stop Flights to Australia

13 Dec 2016

In a world record breaking move Qantas, the national carrier for Australia have announced plans to fly a 787 Dreamliner Direct non-stop flights from London to Perth. the 9,000-mile journey will take around 17 hours and will start operations in March 2018 although early bookers can take advantage as soon as April 2017, the general plan is to turn Perth into a hub for Australians visiting the UK.

Qantas have always been at the forefront of flights from the UK down under since 1947 when they launched their Kangaroo Route taking 4 days and incorporating 9 stops from London to Australia, and even more recently in 1989 they ran a test flight from London to Sydney on a 747 taking a whopping 20 hours to get there