New Aircraft Could Make Ultra-Long-Haul Routes Viable

Credit: Airbus
SYDNEY—New-generation widebodies are prompting some airlines to seek out potential new city pairs that can be served nonstop with flight times of 17 hr. or longer. Qantas started nonstop service from Perth to London Heathrow in March using Boeing 787-9s, and CEO Alan Joyce said during the IATA AGM...

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