QANTAS opens Perth – London bookings for March 2018 launch

QANTAS today (27APR17) filed operational schedule for planned Perth – London Heathrow route, marking the first ever nonstop service between Australia and UK, previously announced by the airline. From 24MAR18, QANTAS Boeing 787-9 aircraft will operate Melbourne – Perth – London Heathrow route on daily basis as QF009/010, which will replace existing Melbourne – Dubai – London Heathrow A380 operation.

Operational schedule filed GDS approximately 0200hrs GMT 27APR17, while reservation is gradually opening in all class of service. Planned operational schedule, Subject to Government Approval, effective from 01APR18 as follow.

QF009 MEL1520 – 1720PER1850 – 0510+1LHR 789 D (flying time for PER LHR is 17hrs 20mins)
QF010 LHR1330 – 1315+1PER1445+1 – 2020+1MEL 789 D (flying time for LHR PER is 16hrs 45mins)

The configuration of the 787-9 is J42W28Y166.


ASM PurpleASM is hosting a special training event in December to mark its 25th anniversary in route development. The two-day event will play host to an impressive line-up of senior airline, airport and Industry speakers around the theme of 'If route development was perfect, what would it look like?'. 

Speakers include:

  • Gabriel Schmilovich Isgut, director network strategy, Vueling
  • Leon Verhallen, head of aviation development, Brussels Airport 
  • Laurie Berryman, former meneral manager UK and Ireland, Emirates.

Delegates will have the opportunity to network, socialise and discuss their opportunities with the respective speakers throughout the event.

Places are limited so please click on the following link to find out more details and book your place on what promises to be a fantastic conversation.

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