Qantas ANZAC flight

New routes and air alliances can mean more travel options, so what’s new in the air and on the ground this week?

Qantas ANZAC flight

Qantas has announced it will be offering a special return flight to Istanbul’s international airport in April this year.

Intended for Australians who want to attend the Centenary of ANZAC commemoration services, Qantas flight QF100 will fly from Sydney to Sabiha Göeçken, via Perth, on 21 April 2015. Returning on 28 April 2015, the same ‘100’ flight number will be used on the flight back.

Find out more at Australian Aviation

New alliance

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines have announced a new alliance. Taking off earlier this week, the Star Alliance carriers will each operate one return flight daily between Auckland and Singapore.

In addition, Singapore Airlines will also operate one daily return service between Singapore and Christchurch.

Air New Zealand customers can now also enjoy codeshare connectivity to over 50 new destinations on the Singapore Airlines network, and a further 40 routes on the Air New Zealand network.

Find out more at ETB Travel News 

Written by SJ