COMMENTS – TO BE ATTRIBUTED TO A QANTAS SPOKESPERSON Our crew followed directions from air traffic control at all times. We’re continuing to work with the ATSB on their ongoing investigation. BACKGROUND Even if both aircraft stayed on the same flight paths, they were not in danger of colliding.
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Qantas advises that it is adjusting its flight paths over the Middle East to avoid the airspace over Iraq and Iran until further notice. More information Flight QF9 (Perth-London) and QF10 (London-Perth) are the only Qantas flights affected by this change. The altered flight path increases flying time by about 40-50 minutes on QF9. As […]