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Extra LA, Sydney flights for Qantas

Qantas Airways will add extra non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Sydney, Australia, on Fridays beginning March 31, 2006 to meet growing demand.“Since so many travelers make Fridays their most popular getaway days, Qantas is giving passengers another chance to jump start their travel,” said Wally R. Mariani, senior executive vice president for Qantas Airways, The Americas and Pacific.

“This increased schedule also provides U.S. travelers with an opportunity to experience more than 50 domestic cities in Australia, as well as convenient onward connections to Bali and Jakarta, Indonesia; Mumbai, India; and Johannesburg, South Africa,” he added.

QF Flight 150, departing Los Angeles at 11:55 p.m., arrives in Sydney at 9:30 a.m., plus two. Effective with Daylight Savings Time, the flight arrives in Sydney at 7:30 a.m., plus two.

Adding more than 1,200 seats monthly to the existing schedule, these Friday night flights offer travelers greater frequency and choice between these two extraordinary cities.

Currently, Qantas operates 17 weekly non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Sydney, the most service offered by any airline.


Qantas international flights from the U.S. feature complimentary bar, meals and individual seat-back entertainment options that provide passengers with a new level of inflight service and the ultimate in traveling comfort.

Qantas is the only airline to offer all non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Sydney featuring the award-winning Skybed business class sleeper seat.