Qantas welcomes first Boeing 787-9

Qantas Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNA lands at Sydney Airport. (James Morgan/Qantas)

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says touchdown of the airline's first Boeing 787-9 represents something of a rebirth of the 97-year-old Australian flag carrier. The aircraft, VH-ZNA Great Southern Land, landed at 0700 local time on Friday morning, after its 10-hour delivery flight QF7879 from Honolulu, … [Read more...]

LATAM touches down in Melbourne

LATAM flight LA805 arrives in Melbourne from Santiago. (Victor Pody)

LATAM Airlines says its new Melbourne-Santiago nonstop service will offer travellers from this part of the world more convenient connections to South America and beyond. The three-times-a-week offering kicked off on Friday, when LA805, operated by Boeing 787-9 CC-BGN, touched down at Tullamarine a little … [Read more...]