Qantas launches direct Melbourne-San Francisco services
MELBOURNE - Qantas has introduced the first non-stop direct flights between Melbourne and San Francisco, utilising 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. There are four return services weekly in three classes – Business Suite, Premium Economy and Economy.
Qantas International CEO Alison Webster said the direct flights reduce travel times by at least two hours. “Travel between the United States and Australia continues to grow – with a 13 per cent increase in visitors to Australia in the past year,” she said. www.qantas.com (ATI).