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Qantas adds A330's for Rugby World Cup and NRL fans

Sydney, 27 September 2011

Qantas today announced four additional flights have been added to cater for Rugby World Cup and NRL fans ahead of Grand Finals this Sunday.

Qantas will operate an additional four wide-body Airbus A330 services as follows:
- 1 October 2011 QF175 departing Sydney at 1230 and arriving in Auckland at 1825
- 1 October 2011 QF176 departing Auckland at 1950 and arriving in Sydney at 2025
- 3 October 2011 QF175 departing Sydney at 1245 and arriving in Auckland at 1740
- 3 October 2011 QF176 departing Auckland at 1910 and arriving in Sydney at 2045

Qantas acting Regional General Manager New Zealand and Pacific Islands, Shirley Field, said Qantas has now added a total of eight flights to cater for demand.

Ms Field said “we have injected over 1700 seats into the market and received an overwhelming response”.

“We will continue to monitor demand and assess where further capacity is required.”

Flights are available and fans can book seats online at www.qantas.com

Issued by Qantas Corporate Communication (5185)
Email: qantasmedia@qantas.com.au