11-Sep-2009 11:34 AM

A380 charter flight to Antarctica

Qantas announced (11-Sep-09) plans to operate a Sydney-Antarctica via Melbourne sightseeing flight on 31-Dec-09, the first commercial flight by an A380 over the south polar region. The flight is being organised by Antarctica Sightseeing Flights. Two other Antarctic flights are also planned for the southern Summer – a second A380 Sydney-Antarctica service on 24-Jan-09 and a B747-400 Melbourne-Antarctica service on 14-Feb-09. [more]