Qantas introduced one of the longest commercial flights in the world on Wednesday 14 June by inaugurating services between Auckland and New York JFK. The 14,185-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, increasing to 4-weekly from October, using the 236-seat 787-8 aircraft. Qantas will compete directly against Air New Zealand’s 3-weekly […]

June 20, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Earlier this month, on 3 December, Australian flag-carrier Qantas began 3-weekly service on the 14,440-kilometre route between Melbourne and Dallas/Fort Worth. This brought to 17 the number of non-stop airline services between the US and Australia. Back at the end of October, United had introduced 3-weekly service between San Francisco and Brisbane. Between 2004 and […]

Aeroporti di Roma

Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO) has been reflecting on an outstanding summer, which saw it launch more than 40 new routes with six new carriers. The hub has capitalised on the post-Covid travel boom with notable progress in the long-haul sector. Since June, FCO has been the only airport in continental Europe with a direct […]

October 13, 2022 | Air Service Event News