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Industry News: Travel News for 3-7 June

03 June 2013

Emirates ups Sydney A380s

Emirates has added a second A380 daily service to Sydney. The upgrading of the EK414/415 flight to an A380 superjumbo adds 1,890 seats per week to the Dubai- Sydney route, a rise in capacity of 38%.

Qantas extend Chauffeur Drive to US

Qantas is extending its new Chauffeur Drive service to include flights between Australia and the US. From 1 July, the service will be available on flights to Los Angeles and Dallas Fort Worth, with first and business class travellers able to book chauffeur transfers for these routes from 5 June. The US routes are the next stage of the airline’s Chauffeur Drive service roll out, adding to its existing Dubai/London services and with Johannesburg and Santiago likely to follow in 2014.