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American Airlines adds two new routes to New Zealand

American Airlines has announced two new seasonal services to New Zealand, with Dallas/Fort Worth-Auckland and Los Angeles-Christchurch nonstop flights to begin in October 2020. The new routes were launched on Monday (US time), some four months after the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) approved an expanded partnership between American and Qantas. The green light

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.

Qantas takes Project Sunrise evaluation to 40,000ft

Qantas's Project Sunrise evaluation heads to the skies on the weekend with the operation of a nonstop New York-Sydney research flight.

Qantas unveils Boeing 787-9 painted in centenary livery

Qantas has released pictures of its soon-to-be-delivered 10th Boeing 787-9 that features a special livery celebrating the airline's upcoming centenary in 2020.

Virgin Australia “reasonably capable” to start Haneda flights by Mar 2020

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development says Virgin Australia is reasonably capable of flying to Tokyo from March 2020.

HARS pushes back arrival of John Travolta Boeing 707 to 2020

The Historical Aviation Restoration Society has delayed the ferry flight of an ex-Qantas Boeing 707 owned by John Travolta to calendar 2020.

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