Seriously exciting times: Australia just got its first direct flight to Europe
Qantas has given long suffering Aussies an early Christmas present: The ability to fly from Australia to Europe without any exhausting stopovers.
On Sunday, the local airline announced it would launch non-stop flights on the 787-9 Dreamliner from Perth to London. You may have to grit your teeth a little longer, though: The service isn’t set to begin until March 2018.
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For anyone who has undertaken the epic flight, lasting almost 24 hours, it’s always been necessary to stop halfway in either Asia or the Middle East.
Soon about 236 passengers per flight will be