Qantas airline: Long haul flights could see passengers travel in the hold | Travel News | Travel

Qantas, the flagship carrier for Australia has floated the idea of launching a cargo ticket for passengers. The proposed plans would have passengers placed in a hold with room to exercise and sleep. The new zones would be fitted with exercise facilities and sleeping booths that would provide luxurious respite for passengers on long-haul flights. As airlines plan to extend flight times, the new cargo zone would be beneficial to the health of passengers. Whilst speaking to the London Aviation club, Qantas Chief announced to the audience that the plans…

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Non-stop flight between UK and Australia lands in London with Qantas Airways | Travel News | Travel

Australia and London are to be connected in a historical way as the first non-stop flight between the two countries takes place today. Taking off from Heathrow, the flight departed at 1:15pm, and will arrive in Perth the following day at 1pm. The Qantas Airways flight is the first commercial flight between the UK and Australia. But how long does the flight take? The flight will take 17 hours, much quicker than the current 22 hours that travellers are subject to, with the journey being just under 15,000km. Australia to…

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