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Boosted by near-record profit, Qantas eyes 'last frontier' of commercial flights

Plans afoot for non-stop 20-hour flights between Sydney and London

"The first phase is to try and get both aircraft to do the critical missions - which is next year." Mr Joyce on evaluating the capabilities of the A350 and 777X aircraft before issuing a formal tender.


QANTAS Airways Ltd, upbeat after reporting near-record profits that vindicated a three-year turnaround strategy, laid out plans on Friday to develop the "last frontier" of non-stop flights - 20 hours from Sydney to London. It also announced a new cost-cutting target of A$400...

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