A direct flight from the west coast of mainland USA to the east coast of Australia will take between thirteen and 14 hours of flight time. Allow 2 vacation days just for travel when planning your Australian trip.
Update: It’s on once more! Though scheduled for a November 16, 2011 start date, United’s Houston to Aukland direct service is now acknowledged to start out early to mid 2012. This route is solely depending on the supply of United’s (inherited through the Continental merger) Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes. So watch for information not only on this routing by United’s delivery of the brand new Boeing plane.
New! Qantas cancels Sydney to San Francisco direct flights from May 14, 2011. The choice is said to be a industrial one, as flights into DFW Dallas Forth Worth) Airport better entry to the American Airlines community with whom Qantas is partnered in the One World Alliance. The resolution additionally leaves the Sydney to SanFrancisco path to United Airlines (who are hubbed out of San Francisco).
Although a bit on the higher side of the budget airline price scale, Bangkok Airways still presents cheaper flights than most of the main carriers. The self-proclaimed ’boutique’ airline offers flights throughout Thailand in addition to Cambodia, China, Laos, Maldives, Myanmar, Singapore and India. Unlike different low cost airlines, Bangkok Airways has a visitor lounge in it is hub at Suvarnabhumi International Airport where visitors can take pleasure in complimentary reading material, snacks and drinks, and an in-flight meal service is included in the value of a ticket.
For home flights inside Thailand it doesn’t get much cheaper than the quirky and vibrant Nok Air. Flights can be booked on-line, or by way of the iphone or ipod touch app, which allows vacationers to check flights, e-book tickets, and select seats by way of their apple gadget. For paid and confirmed Nok Air flights, the app can even be used as an E-boarding pass at the airport.