Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Why it's so expensive to get to Australia from the States

"Qantas makes an estimated 20 per cent of its profits on the route [US to Australia], deemed as one of the most uncompetitive long-haul routes in the world."

But perhaps all of this will be changing:

http://www.theage.com.au/news/travel/us-air-pact-ups-virgin-blue-hopes/2007/09/30/1191090945530.html

3 comments:

Paul October 4, 2007 at 8:53 PM  

finally!!...you got room for 10?

Laura Miyakawa October 5, 2007 at 2:58 AM  

wouldn't get so excited virgin ain't flying yet. and even then, domestically qantas and virgin are the only carriers and it's still $500 to get to Melbourne

Paul October 5, 2007 at 4:45 AM  

buzz kill.

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