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Will you fly Qantas 20 hours non-stop flights?
« on: May 02, 2022, 05:07:06 AM »
I've flown TLV-LAX more times than I can count, and I was always going nuts towards the 15th hour in J.. I cant picture 20h (especially in Y).

Qantas Airways Ltd. revived a plan to start direct flights connecting Australiaís east coast with New York and London as it finally ordered Airbus SE jets for the ultra-long services. The airline said Monday itís buying 12 A350-1000s that can fly non-stop from Australia to any city in the world. Commercial services will start from Sydney in late 2025, Qantas said.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-01/qantas-revives-plan-for-world-s-longest-direct-flights













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Re: Will you fly Qantas 20 hours non-stop flights?
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2022, 09:18:14 AM »
Wow, hadn't realized QF F will have seat and bed, which is a first since LH F retired theirs...

(Well, I guess the new SQ R has, too)

Either way, very cool.
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Re: Will you fly Qantas 20 hours non-stop flights?
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2022, 11:39:10 AM »
not a vote of confidence in hypersonic https://boomsupersonic.com/united

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Re: Will you fly Qantas 20 hours non-stop flights?
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2022, 11:56:25 AM »
not a vote of confidence in hypersonic https://boomsupersonic.com/united
That's officially stated to start in 2029, if everything goes well

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Re: Will you fly Qantas 20 hours non-stop flights?
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2022, 01:36:18 PM »
not a vote of confidence in hypersonic https://boomsupersonic.com/united

Why not? All of this is extremely preliminary.

The going 777X project has been going on for their and they keep pushing the first delivery date further and itís not at 2025, and this is for a company with an established track record and not a brand new design. Boom is at a much earlier phase so 2029 and the agreement predicated on Boom meeting certain standards is totally SOP.