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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.

China Eastern to trial Perth-Shanghai nonstop flights in early 2020

Perth Airport has secured a new Chinese carrier with China Eastern to fly between Perth and Shanghai Pudong over a five-week period in early 2020.

Perth welcomes start of nonstop Tokyo flights from ANA

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has become the first airline to fly nonstop between Perth and Tokyo since 2011, with its inaugural flight landing on Sunday.

Excitement building for All Nippon Airways’ Perth-Tokyo service

Excitement is building ahead of All Nippon Airways' (ANA) nonstop flights between Perth and Tokyo Narita starting on September 1 2019.

Air Mauritius Australia’s first Airbus A330-900 operator

Air Mauritius has become the first airline to fly the Airbus A330-900 to Australia with the inaugural service touching down in Perth on July 24 2019.

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.


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