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A Qantas A380 at London Heathrow Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Hisham Qadri)

Qantas to Operate A380 Between Darwin and London

Australian flag-carrier Qantas will temporarily operate its flagship route from Sydney to London via Darwin, making it the first-ever non-stop flight between the two cities, effective from Tuesday, March 24. The amendment to the normal routing via Singapore comes after the travel restrictions imposed by the Singapore government regarding the outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. QF1, known as the 'kangaroo route,' will instead depart from Sydney at 6:00 p.m. and arrive in Darwin at 9:15 p.m. After refueling, the Airbus…

Another Long-Range Dreamliner Route: United Announces Nonstop Service from Houston…

United Airlines announced on Thursday that it will be starting nonstop service between its Houston hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Sydney, Australia (SYD) on Jan. 18, 2018, pending government approval, with a Boeing 787-9 aircraft. This comes right after the airline fully restarted service to Houston after…