This is more than just ordering flights. Airlines Qantas Has now confirmed that it has purchased from From Airbus Twenty A220s, twenty A321XLRs and twelve A350-1000s. These will be used by the Australian company to carry out its work “Project Sunrise” By operating the world’s longest commercial aircraft by the end of 2025.
For the first time, Airbus will allow Qantas to connect Sydney and Melbourne to places such as London and New York. In this scenario, the A350 Navy will be equipped with high quality cabins.
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“New aircraft types make new things possible. That’s what makes today’s announcement so important to the national carrier and to a country as important as air travel, Australia. A350 and Project Sunrise will allow any city from Australia to be on the same plane. Said Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas Group.
The company has already conducted test flights for long-haul flights in 2019, including the 17,750-kilometer London-Sydney flight which lasted nineteen hours and 19 minutes.
Singapore Airlines now operates the world’s longest non-stop commercial flight between Singapore and New York, taking approximately 19 hours. This A350 order is supplemented by options for purchasing 40 A321 XLR and A220 aircraft and these 94 aircraft until the end of 2034.
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