Mar 24, 2018

Qantas Airways B787-9 Dreamliner VH-ZND inaugurates first nonstop flight from Australia to the UK


Photo: Qantas Airways
copyright 2018

Photo: Perth Airport
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Flying between Australia to the UK become just that little bit easier with the commencement today 24th March 2018, of a new non stop flight operating from Melbourne via Perth, Western Australia.

Photo: Showcase Photographix
copyright 2018

Qantas flight QF9 from Melbourne to Perth  arrived 16.35hrs landing RWY21& departed at 19.00hrs (as seen here above) off RWY21 to London's Heathrow Airport, with an estimated flight time of 17hrs.14mins. 

Today's inaugural 'QF9' flight operated by the airline's latest delivered B787-9 Dreamliner VH-ZND c/n 63390 named 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye' in the livery of 'Yam Dreaming', adapted for the aircraft by leading indigeonous owned design studio Balarinji.

Today's flight quoted Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce as a 'Game Changer' is the first of many nonstop flights being proposed by the airline with other destinations around the globe likely.

Today's flight 'QF9' is under the command of: Captain: Lisa Norman & Captain: Jeff Foote; First Officer: David Summergreene & Second Officer: Troy Lane.

Flight QF9 landed RWY09R into London's Heathrow Airport at 05.03hrs (BST) Sunday 25th March 18, after a flight time nonstop from Perth, Western Australia of 17hrs.14mins.

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