A380 Serves World’s Longest Route

  • Qantas will begin flying its A380 on the world's longest route.

    Qantas will begin flying its A380 on the world's longest route.

  • The tail of the Qantas jumbo jet.

    The tail of the Qantas jumbo jet.

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Thanks to Qantas, the world’s longest flight—from Sydney to Dallas/Fort Worth—just got more comfortable. As of September 29, the carrier now operates the world’s largest aircraft, the double-decker A380, between the two cities in a decision that CEO Alan Joyce says “is a great example of the right aircraft on the right route.” As Dallas/Fort Worth is the hub for Qantas code-share partner American Airlines, onward-bound passengers will be able to connect with more than 30 North American destinations.

This article originally appeared in the October/November 2014 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“Airline News”)

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