The early success of Qantas’ new Perth-London Heathrow nonstop service is encouraging the Australian airline to consider other cities for ultra-long haul flights. Speaking on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Sydney June 3, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said: “The Perth-London route is exceeding our expectations. We are seeing really good seat factors, particularly in the premium cabins.” The London service was launched at the end of March and operates with Boeing 787-9s. Results ...

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