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NEXT STOP: Hong Kong for the Qantas 787/9 Dreamliner from Australia

Qantas has today announced Hong Kong as the next destination for its Boeing 787/9 Dreamliner.

Qantas has today announced Hong Kong as the next destination for its Boeing 787/9 Dreamliner.

The bustling metropolis and business hub of Hong Kong joins Los Angeles, New York, London and San Francisco as international destinations served by the Qantas Dreamliner, as the more efficient aircraft gradually phase out the 747’s on the carriers’ key routes.

From December 2018*, customers travelling on selected Qantas flights to Hong Kong will get to experience the Dreamliner’s next generation Economy, Premium Economy and Business class cabins.

 

Officially >>>

– Flying Brisbane to Hong Kong from 19 December 2018

– Flying Melbourne to Hong Kong between 13 December 2018 until 29 March 2019

– Flying Sydney to Hong Kong from 30 March 2019

qantas-dreamliner

The changes are timed with the arrival of Qantas’ eighth Dreamliner and will join the national carrier’s A330 and A380 aircraft that also fly to Hong Kong.

Qantas International CEO Alison Webster said the airline was pleased to share the Dreamliner experience with more customers across the airline’s network.

“Introducing the Dreamliner to Hong Kong reinforces our commitment to Asia, where we are seeing strong demand from premium travellers. The customer response to the Dreamliner has been overwhelmingly positive. Feedback on the cabin environment, from the seats to the anti-jetlag measures, is fantastic. It’s an aircraft people enjoy flying on.”

Qantas International CEO Alison Webster

Ms Webster went on to say that; “The combination of our 787, A330 and A380 aircraft operating between Australia and Hong Kong over the peak season will see customers enjoy a premium in-flight experience on every flight.”

Premium Economy on the 787-9 Qantas Dreamliner

Premium Economy on the 787-9 Qantas Dreamliner

Qantas’ Dreamliner carries 236 passengers across three cabins and features the latest version of the airline’s Business Suite, as well as a next generation Premium Economy seat and a significantly improved Economy seat with extra storage compartments and more legroom.

Qantas will also bring forward the peak season upgrade of one of it’s two daily Sydney-Hong Kong flights from a 747 to the A380 aircraft to early December, offering four cabins on the route including First Class through to the end of March 2019.

 

THE CHANGES YOU NEED TO KNOW

The Business Cabin on the 787-9 Qantas Dreamliner

The Business Cabin on the 787/9 Qantas Dreamliner

Ex BrisbaneDaily to Hong Kong (QF97/98)
789 to operate one day per week from 19 December 2018, increasing to two days per week from 30 January 2019.
A330 to operate all other days.

Ex MelbourneDaily to Hong Kong (QF29/30)
789 to operate five days per week from 13 December 2018, increasing to six days per week from 28 January to 29 March 2019.
A330 to operate all other days.

Ex SydneyDouble daily to Hong Kong (QF127/128 and QF117/118)
789 to operate six days per week from 30 March 2019.
A330 to operate all other services, with A380 operating daily during peak season.

Fares for 787 flights to Hong Kong are available via qantas.com and through Travel Agents progressively from today.

*Subject to Government and regulatory approvals.

 

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