Queensland Tourism welcomes Qantas’ announcement it will base Boeing 787-9 equipment in Brisbane

    Queensland Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones welcomed (30-Jan-2018) Qantas‘ announcement it will base Boeing 787-9 equipment in Brisbane and deploy the new aircraft on Brisbane-Los Angeles service from 01-Sep-2018. According to Ms Jones, the new aircraft “open up a wealth of new opportunities to tourism operators” and put the state “in direct flight range of cities like Dallas, Las Vegas, Vancouver, Chicago and Seattle”. Queensland will be home to the East Coast and Pacific operations of the 787-9. [more – original PR]