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From the archives: When Qantas flew Perth to London in the longest hop

To mark the first of three Project Sunrise nonstop research flights from New York to Sydney, this story from the Australian Aviation archives comes from May 2018, when Gerard Frawley wrote about the experience of being on Qantas's inaugural Perth-London Heathrow nonstop service.

Virgin Australia gets green light to deepen Virgin Atlantic partnership

Australia's competition watchdog has given Virgin Australia the go-ahead to establish a deeper partnership with Virgin Atlantic.

Virgin Australia seeks deeper partnership with Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Australia is seeking approval deepen its partnership with Virgin Atlantic on flights between Australia and the United Kingdom.

Qantas CEO says Perth-London Heathrow flights prove western hub concept

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce says the first year of Boeing 787-9 Perth-London nonstop flights has proven the concept of a Western hub.

TBT – Qantas links Europe and Australia with the longest hop

This week's Throwback Thursday feature is Gerard Frawley's story on the historic day almost a year ago Qantas started nonstop Perth-London Heathrow flights.

Fancy some airport memorabilia? This is the auction for you

London Heathrow Airport has released further items from its now decommissioned Terminal One to be sold to the highest bidder at an online public auction.


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