In 1947, it took four days and seven stops for a Constellation airliner to fly between London and Australia. Today, history was made as the first non-stop commercial Australia to London regular commercial service, Qantas Flight 9 (QF9), took off from Perth Airport. At a little before 7:00 pm local time, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner left the terminal with over 200 passengers and 18 crew aboard and is expected to land at London’s Heathrow Airport at about 5:00 AM on Sunday after a 17-hour, 20-minute flight.
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