Qantas Airways Starts Seasonal Service Between San Francisco And Vancouver, Canada

LOS ANGELES - June 13, 2007

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 1 800 227 4609 or visit

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 and Honolulu. 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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