Qantas today resumes direct services between
Australia and Tokyo.
"Qantas has been working closely with the
Australian Government, as well as industry and health experts
including the International Air Transport Association,
International Civil Aviation Organisation, Australian Radiation
Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency and World Health Organisation
to monitor the situation in Japan," said Qantas Chief Executive
Officer, Mr Alan Joyce. "Together with the advice of these
authorities and our own assessments, Qantas is now satisfied that
infrastructure services have returned to normal in Tokyo and our
crew will now be able to undertake appropriate rest breaks."
Normal scheduled services are
QF21 Sydney to Tokyo scheduled to depart at
21:55 local arriving at 06:30+1 local time
QF22 Tokyo to Sydney
scheduled to depart at 20:45 local arriving at 07:15 local time
Qantas currently flies daily from Sydney to
Tokyo and three times per week from Perth to Tokyo. The Perth -
Tokyo services will be suspended from 10 May 2011.
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