‘Flight to Nowhere’ Over the Australian Outback Sells Out in 10 Minutes

Getting a ‘flight to nowhere’ might not seem like the most exciting travel experience you can have, but it turns out to be extremely popular. Airlines in Taiwan have been offering Hello Kitty themed flights to nowhere for months. Now, a Quantas flight across Australia has reportedly sold out in just 10 minutes.

CNN reports that the seven-hour scenic flight that will perform a giant loop taking in Queensland and the Gold Coast, New South Wales and the country’s remote outback. The flight will take off and land at the same airport.

The ‘Flight to Nowhere’ Over the Australian Outback Does Sound Pretty Amazing

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft will fly over famous Aussie attractions including Sydney Harbour and the Great Barrier Reef. The jet will also do a low flyover over some of the country’s top landmarks, including Uluru and Bondi Beach.

Quantas flight to nowhere

The Dreamliner is well known for its huge windows, making it perfect for sightseeing from 30,000 feet.

“It’s probably the fastest selling flight in Qantas history,” a spokesperson told FOX News. “People clearly miss travel and the experience of flying. If the demand is there, we’ll definitely look at doing more of these scenic flights while we all wait for borders to open.”

Tickets cost between $575 and $2,765 and the flight will depart on October 10th.

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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