Sunday, 18 January 2015

Qantas Start Scenic Antartica Flights Today

Last night QANTAS sent an empty Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEH up from Sydney – Brisbane as QF6101 in preparation for an Antarctic Scenic Flight today.  Brisbane kicked off the annual scenic flights today, today's flight (using flight number 2904) was expected to depart at 7.30 am but left at 8.15 from runway 01.
Its track will take it down over Sydney, over Hobart then down to Antarctica when it will do many low level runs for a few hours before returning to Brisbane later this evening at around 9.30pm
The cost of a ticket ranges from "economy" $1,299 up to "ice class" $6,999
Qantas run these flights out of other cities and the departure dates are below.
Perth 26th Jan
Adelaide 8th Feb
Melbourne 15th Feb and 31st Dec
VH-OEH 747-438 (CN 32912)
Qantas 2904 leaving Australian airspace on her way to Antarctica

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