A direct flight from the west coast of mainland USA to the east coast of Australia will take between 13 and 14 hours of flight time. Being able to run your laptop computer for the whole thirteen hour period on flights from USA to Australia is a bonus. The choice is said to be a commercial one, as flights into DFW Dallas Forth Worth) Airport higher access to the American Airlines network with whom Qantas is partnered in the One World Alliance. From Auckland, passengers have access to Star Alliance partner, Air New Zealand’s, intensive South Pacific community, including flights into Sydney,Melbourne and Brisbane.
One of many challenges of finding a red eye flight to Hawaii from the continental US is that these flights are westbound, and purple eye flights sometimes are used on eastbound flights. Because of the prolonged distance (assumption!), direct flights from Australia fly the Sydney to … Read the rest