Qantas warns Perth-London nonstops may move to Darwin

Qantas has threatened to move its Perth-London nonstop flights to Darwin if the West Australian government’s conservative border policies keep the state isolated.

The airline expects even higher demand for the successful non-stop service post-COVID but said it was investigating Darwin, the main entry for its repatriation flights, as a transit point and an alternative to Perth.

WA Premier Mark McGowan has refused to commit to ending lockdowns and border closures once the majority of eligible Australians have been vaccinated in an effort to keep COVID at bay.

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce told a press conference Thursday that the airline was “hoping read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *