For those not aware Qantas will commence their new Sydney – Beijing service from today. QF107 will depart Sydney at 11:30 PM and arrive into Beijing at 22:40 PM. QF108 will then depart 00:20 AM and arrive into Sydney at 14:55 AM. The service will run daily.

The airline will be using an A330-200 aircraft for the route. Interestingly the aircraft will not be a reconfigured aircraft but one of the A330’s with the original Skybed MK1, Qantas have two of these aircraft that aren’t configured.

Qantas Skybed MK1 (Image – Marc Newson)

 

Qantas Skybed MK1 (Image – Marc Newson)

If you would like to read about the press release from the airline and for more information, please read this post.