Well – Wait No More!
Travellers snap up Asian airlines’ scenic ‘flights to nowhere’
SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Qantas Airways Ltd QAN.AX said a seven-hour scenic flight over Australia’s Outback and Great Barrier Reef had sold out in 10 minutes, as it joined a growing trend in Asia offering “flights to nowhere” that take off and land at the same airport.
The concept of scenic flights is not new. Antarctica Flights has chartered Qantas jets for scenic flights over Antarctica for 26 years. An Air New Zealand Ltd AIR.NZ sightseeing flight over Antarctica in 1979 crashed into Mount Erebus, killing all 257 people on board. Full Story