Qantas yesterday launched A380 service to the US West Coast when its inaugural Melbourne-Los Angeles flight, QF93, departed Australia at 11:15 a.m. local time and landed at LAX at around 7:30 a.m. QF94 was scheduled to depart LAX late last night. Qantas will operate its first Sydney-LAX A380 flight Friday and it said using the A380 on routes to the US is "a mark of its commitment to growing the transpacific market." It currently offers 47 weekly flights to the US. QF's A380 features 450 ...

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