Socceroos fans can now book seats on a
dedicated delivery flight carrying the Australian team to the FIFA
World Cup. Qantas will fly the Socceroos on its specially painted
Boeing 747 on QF163 from Melbourne to Johannesburg on 26 May 2010.
"Qantas is proud to
carry the Qantas Socceroos to South Africa and pleased to be able
to offer Qantas customers the opportunity to fly to South Africa
onboard the same flight," said Qantas Chief Executive Officer, Mr
Alan Joyce. "Qantas Frequent Flyers were given an opportunity to
purchase tickets last week, and we are now pleased to promote the
flight to the general public ... As a special celebration of the event, all
passengers will also enjoy an exclusive supporter pack which will
include a limited edition Qantas Socceroos Nike jersey."
Fares start at $1,399 including
fees and charges.
Qantas operates six flights per week
between Sydney and Johannesburg and daily codeshare flights
between Perth and Johannesburg.
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