Qantas Airways

Qantas Airways

March 24, 2006 20:00 ET

Qantas Airways Puts Aussie Airpass on Super Sale; Offers 20 Popular Destinations in Australia Starting at One Incredibly Low Fare of $999

LOS ANGELES--(CCNMatthews - Mar 24, 2006) -

For the first time ever, but only available for a limited time, Qantas Airways is putting its very popular Aussie AirPass on super sale. Now travelers can enjoy the freedom and flexibility to explore virtually every corner of Australia with fares starting at just $999, departing from Los Angeles or using Qantas' new San Francisco service to Sydney. The super sale starts on March 25 through April 13, 2006 and is valid for travel from April 1 to June 30, 2006. The Qantas Aussie AirPass includes round-trip economy class air transportation plus three qualifying cities within Australia for one low fare.

"The Qantas Aussie AirPass to Australia offers tremendous value -- even when it is not on sale," said Wally R. Mariani, senior executive vice president, The Americas and Pacific, Qantas Airways. "Now, with this special offer, passengers have the unique opportunity to choose four out of a selection of 20 cities within Australia and explore many of Australia's most exciting attractions at an unbeatable price," he added.

As an added incentive, discounted U.S. roundtrip add-on fares are available from many U.S cities, including Boston, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Las Vegas, Miami, Newark, New York, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Jose, St. Louis, Seattle and Washington, D.C. (IAD) for travel on Qantas and American Airlines only. From Vancouver, the Aussie AirPass is on sale for just CAD$1,399, with discounted add-on fares from Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto for travel on Qantas, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines. Additional restrictions apply.

Choice of Australian cities with the Aussie AirPass include all of the most popular destinations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast, Hobart, Kangaroo Island, Launceston, Cairns, Townsville, Alice Springs, Ayers Rock, Darwin, Hamilton Island, Port Lincoln, Perth, Broome, and Hayman Island.

All Qantas Airways transpacific flights include complimentary meals, bar service and personal seat-back TV screens in all classes, with endless entertainment and game options.

For reservations or more information on the Qantas Aussie AirPass super sale, travelers may contact a travel professional or Qantas Airways reservations at (800) 227-4691. More information is available on the Web site at

About Qantas Airways

Qantas Airways is a global air carrier with more than 200 aircraft offering service to 140 destinations in 40 countries. Founded in 1920, Qantas Airways in 2004 celebrated 50 years of continuous flying between North America and Australia with more non-stop flights to Australia and New Zealand than any other carrier and provides convenient connections from New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco (effective March 29, 2006) and Honolulu to Indonesia, India and South Africa via the Sydney hub. Named Airline of the Year 2004 by Air Transport World magazine, Qantas Airways has long been recognized for its continued focus on excellence in the air as well as on the ground. Qantas' Skybed received the prestigious Chicago Athenaeum Museum 2004 Good Design Award for its sleeper seat, which has just been introduced in the North American market.

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