Qantas Airways Starts Seasonal Service between San Francisco and Vancouver, Canada



    LOS ANGELES, June 13 /CNW/ - Effective today, Qantas Airways inaugurates
its annual peak period seasonal non-stop flights between San Francisco and
Vancouver, Canada. Offering internationally renowned in-flight service for
travel between the U.S. and Canada, the seasonal service operates on
Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays between June 13 and August 12, 2007, and also
during the holiday period from December 16, 2007 to January 27, 2007.

    QF Flight 73 departs San Francisco at 12:15 p.m. and arrives in Vancouver
at 2:25 p.m., on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. QF Flight 74 departs Vancouver
at 6:20 p.m. arriving in San Francisco at 8:40 p.m. this summer. Adding more
than 1,000 seats weekly, these international flights offer unmatched comfort,
convenience and flexibility on Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Vancouver passengers
bound for Australia can take advantage of same plane service onward to Sydney,
Australia via the San Francisco gateway.

    Like all Qantas Airways transpacific flights, the seasonal non-stop
service includes complimentary meals, bar service and award winning in-flight
entertainment featuring personal seat-back TV screens in all classes with over
400 choices on demand. Qantas is scheduled to be the first airline to fly the
Airbus A380 aircraft from the N.A. to Australia in the last quarter of 2008.

    For detailed flight schedules and availability, travelers may contact a
travel professional, Qantas Airways reservations at (800) 227-4609 or visit
the Web site at qantas.com/us.

    About Qantas Airways

    Qantas Airways is a global air carrier with more than 200 aircraft
offering service to 142 destinations in 40 countries. Founded in 1920, Qantas
Airways in 2004 celebrated 50 years of continuous flying between North America
and Australia. Offering more non-stop flights to Australia and New Zealand
than any other carrier, Qantas provides convenient connections from its
gateways in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu and on a seasonal
basis, Vancouver, British Columbia. Recently acknowledged with the 2006 Avion
Award for Best Overall In-flight Entertainment, Qantas has long been
recognized for its continued focus on excellence in the air as well as on the
ground. Qantas' Business class Skybed sleeper seat received the prestigious
Chicago Athenaeum Museum 2004 Good Design Award, and its creator Marc Newson,
was just named Designer of the Year by Design Miami.




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