The deal gets sweeter with Qantas Airways, Australia’s premier airline, who last week announced a fare sale for select flights between key U.S. and Australian cities, as they are also offering the same significant savings on economy roundtrip airfares to New Zealand.

These special fares, which must be booked by March 31, 2010, are valid on flights departing New York (JFK), Los Angeles (LAX) and San Francisco (SFO) to Auckland (AKL) – in addition to already announced fare sale on routes between the US and Sydney (SYD), Brisbane (BNE) and Melbourne (MEL). Airfares are listed as the cost per person, round-trip and are valid for travel from April 19 to June 8, 2010 or July 24 to Sept 21, 2010.

· Flights departing Los Angeles or San Francisco from $678*
· Flights departing New York (JFK) from $878*

To book the special fare, visit www.qantas.com, call 1.800.227.4691 or contact your preferred travel agent.

*Fare sale available on Qantas-operated flights. Taxes/fees/September 11 security charges of approximately $180.00 – $195.00 are additional depending on itinerary chosen. Seats are limited, restrictions apply. Visit www.qantas.com for more details.

About Qantas Airways:
Qantas is the only airline offering A380 service from the U.S. on select non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Sydney and to Melbourne. The Qantas A380 features aircraft interiors designed by internationally renowned industrial designer and Qantas Creative Director Marc Newson. Providing over 40 flights per week from the U.S., Qantas offers more than 30 nonstop flights from Los Angeles (to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland), five from San Francisco to Sydney, a daily direct service from JFK and three from Honolulu to Sydney. A leader in travel comfort, all passengers enjoy complimentary meals, bar service, blankets and pillows, and in-flight entertainment. All Qantas mainland departures feature on-demand video and audio selections for movies, TV programs, radio and games in all classes.