Four months after launching its
A380 Qantas have announced it will increase A380 services to the US and UK in June
Qantas announced today it would
increase A380 services between Australia and both the UK and US from early June
The increase will follow the
delivery of the fourth Qantas A380 in May.
- From 7 June, Qantas will operate
five A380 services each week from Sydney to London. Increasing from three per
week, the new QF31 Sydney-London services will operate on Thursdays and
- From 9 June, A380 flights from
Australia to Los Angeles will increase from five to six per week, with the
addition of a fourth service from Sydney. The new QF11 Sydney-Los Angeles
services will operate on Tuesdays.
Executive General Manager Qantas, Mr John Borghetti, said the Qantas A380 continued to receive exceptional
feedback from customers.
“The response from our customers has reaffirmed what we set out to
achieve with the aircraft – to create a designer aircraft which exceeded our
customers’ expectations when it comes to comfort and functionality,” he said.
Since the launch of A380 services
in October in October 2008, Qantas has carried around 50,000 passengers on its
three-aircraft A380 fleet.
Following the arrival of aircraft
four in May, Qantas expects to take delivery of a further three A380s in 2009.