Australian carrier Qantas offered to customers a seven hour flight to nowhere, next month. The flag-carrier will offer in fact a seven-hour trip around the country, taking off from and returning to Sydney Domestic Airport using a B787 Dreamliner aircraft, usually reserved for long haul international flights. The plane offers the biggest windows on any passenger plane, Qantas said. The trip will include low-level flybys of unique Australian destinations across Queensland, the Northern Territory and New South Wales, so over the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Byron Bay and iconic Sydney Harbour. Flight QF787 departs from Terminal 3, on Saturday October 10th. All tickets were rapidly taken because even in such conditions people is in need to fly for the joy of doing it. Seat swapping isn’t permitted. And what abot the price ? For this flight were available 6 business tickets at $3,787 each, 24 premium economy tickets at $1,787 each and 104 economy tickets at $787 each.
The flight path is subject to change due to weather conditions. Customers will have a pre-flight breakfast in the Sydney Domestic Qantas Business Lounge, with a lunch menu designed by Neil Perry. They will use Qantas Business pyjamas and will receive a Commemorative flight certificate. Special measures are introduced to ensure a safe environment onboard, against Covid-19. It’s strongly recommended that all passengers wear a provided mask onboard.