Qantas remains on track to place an order by the end of 2019 for an aircraft to launch direct flights from Australia’s east coast to London. The carrier has completed the initial evaluation of the aircraft proposals for its Project Sunrise program, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said during a briefing on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Seoul June 3. The evaluation indicates that while neither Airbus nor Boeing has an aircraft that can fly these ultra-long routes with full loads, they will ...

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