Qatar Airways has announced that the airline will commence regular scheduled services to the Queensland capital, with three weekly flights beginning as of 20 May. The service will operate an Airbus A350-1000, offering 46 business class seats and 281 seats in economy. As part of the company’s push in the repatriation space, Qatar obtained short-term
Qantas has been allowing passengers to occupy the middle seat in recent international repatriation flights, despite a commitment against it for domestic travel.
Qantas has announced limited flights to Melbourne from LA and London – opening up a potentially lucrative market for expats to bring their pets back to Australia.
An Air New Zealand 777-300ER is now flying a specialist team of five engineers from Frankfurt to Auckland, via Vancouver, to fix burst pipes under the Mt Albert.
The French government has chartered a Qatar Airways 777-300ER to fly from Christchurch to Paris via Perth to repatriate citizens.