No one really is aware of the place they are going, however some persons are prepared to pay for it anyway — or, at the very least this airline hopes they’ll.
Australian airline Qantas introduced Wednesday that it is launching a “thriller flight weekend adventures” program for flyers who need to be stunned by their vacation spot. Tickets went on sale Thursday and price $737 for an all-inclusive seat in economic system class and $1,579 to fly enterprise.
Qantas is dedicating three Boeing 737s to the key flights, which can depart from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne and fly to a home locale “inside roughly two hours” and — if climate and air visitors management permit — embody low-level scenic flybys of “key landmarks” in accordance to a press release.
Upon arrival at their shock touchdown place, prospects will likely be additional stunned by pre-organized, on-the-ground experiences starting from winemaking to “musical leisure.” They will then re-board their airplane and be flown again to their unique airport.
Clues will likely be supplied forward of time within the title of packing applicable outing gear.
Developed considerably in response to “border blues” Down Under, the place worldwide journey is at the moment banned due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the flights will solely function domestically.
“Our prospects inform us that the place they’ll and may’t journey inside Australia has been a little bit of a thriller currently,” mentioned Qantas group chief buyer officer Stephanie Tully within the launch. “The vaccine rollout is bringing much more certainty, and home border restrictions ought to quickly be a factor of the previous. In the meantime, these flights flip that thriller right into a constructive by creating a novel expertise for the many individuals eager to begin touring once more.”
This is not the primary time Qantas has supplied thriller flight experiences: The airline additionally operated the flights within the Nineteen Nineties, and extra just lately their Flights to Nowhere and Flights to Somewhere applications through the course of the pandemic, each of which proved profoundly standard.