Tag: Perth

40 Passengers Kicked Off After Plane Was Too Heavy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Up to 40 passengers on board a Perth-bound Qantas flight have been removed from the aircraft because it was reportedly too heavy to fly. Passengers on board the Boeing 737-800 Sydney to Perth flight, according to Radio 6PR, had their names called out and were told to disembark the plane. One passenger commented her row […]

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce Gets a Pie in His Face in Perth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas boss Alan Joyce has had a cream pie shoved in his face while speaking to a packed business breakfast in Perth. He was less than two minutes into a speech to 500 executives at Perth’s exclusive Hyatt Regency hotel on Tuesday when a man in a suit appeared from behind a curtain on the […]

Qantas Drops Dubai Stopover In Favour of More ‘Direct’ Route

Reading Time: < 1 minute Australian carrier Qantas is dropping its existing flights from Melbourne to London via Dubai in favour of a more direct route through Perth. The national carrier announced that it would axe its daily A380 Melbourne-Dubai-London service for a new daily 787-9 Melbourne-Perth-London service, starting on March 24 2018. The non-stop flight from Perth to London […]

The Five Longest Direct Flights In The World

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airplane seats are going to keep shrinking and the thought of cramming in smaller seats over the course of more than a few hours can put off most travelers. Would Australia’s Qantas’s new route from Perth to London a game changer? The 14,498 km flight will take roughly 17 hours and is expected to begin […]

Qantas to Launch Perth-London 787 17-Hour Nonstop Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute Qantas announced it will launch Perth-London Heathrow non-stop service in March 2018 using the Boeing 787-9 for the 9,000 mile, 17 hour flight. When it launches, the Perth-London route will be Qantas’ longest non-stop, followed by Sydney-Dallas/Fort Worth, which uses the Airbus A380 for the 8,500 mile flight. “This is a game-changing route flown by […]

Qantas Plane Evacuated At Perth Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute More than 100 Qantas passengers have been evacuated using emergency slides at Perth airport after a pilot noticed fumes in the cockpit. The F100 flight QF 1623 from the mining town of Newman to Perth was carrying 97 passengers and five crew. The pilot reported hydraulic issues on descent into Perth, an airport spokeswoman said […]