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Reuters exclusively reports how Qantas faces two barriers for direct Sydney-London flights

Reuters exclusively reports how Qantas faces two barriers for direct Sydney-London flights

Reuters reported exclusively how Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London, has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia’s aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times. There is a human cost to flying from Sydney to London or New York that must be resolved before tickets are sold, Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce said.