Member since 10 Jul 2017
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I fly to colombia every few years and wish there was a quicker way to get there. I read once that sydney to panama direct was on the cards with one airline, but can't find anymore information about this. does anyone know if it could happen?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 04 Nov 2011
Total posts 205
Which airline would offer it and is there really that much of a demand? Certainly Qantas would never fly there.
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 245
In a word - no. Not in our lifetimes, anyway. Insufficient demand.
Member since 31 Aug 2015
I think Santiago will remain Australia's only gateway to Latin America for a while longer.
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 14 Jun 2017
Total posts 50
In what world would this make any sense? Seattle, bogota, Mexico City, buenos aires, rio, SÃ£o Paulo, Lima, Portland, Phoenix, Toronto, Chicago and Las Vegas would all be far more logical choices than a Central American capital 99% of Australians would not be able to locate on a map.
Qantas - QFF Platinum
Member since 20 Mar 2012
Total posts 123
Perhaps you're confused with the announced, but not flown, EK operated DXB-Panama City. I'd presume that SYD-SCL-Panama City would be quicker than SYD-DXB-Panama City.
Member since 15 Sep 2012
Total posts 91
From 1964 to 1974 Qantas flew a 707 on th3 fiesta route: Sydney - Nadi - Papeete - Acapulco- Mexico city - Nassau (Bahamas) - Bermuda- London.
Member since 02 Apr 2017
Total posts 167
Panama is a hub for COPA, which is in star alliance, so unlikely Qantas will ever fly there, but it is the best connected city in the region but no O&D traffic. I just can’t see it ever happening. I would think BogotÃ¡ direct would actually be more likely, or Miami even moreso
Member since 07 Aug 2013
Total posts 120
Slightly off topic - Have used COPA twice in the last month to connect to Cuba and Colombia - what a dump of an airport and the most depressing flagship lounge I’ve ever seen. Looks like Panama airport is building a much needed new terminal though still couple years away. No wonder emirates has delayed starting.
does anyone think sydney to miami or sydney to bogota direct would happen in the next few years?
Member since 13 Sep 2013
Total posts 114
Highly doubt we will see either of these ever happen.
Yeah I was just theorising. Both are much more likely than flights to Panama, but neither are even remotely likely.
Member since 11 Oct 2014
Total posts 378
Originally Posted by brettepi
SYD-BOG can already be done as a 1-stop flying SYD-DFW-BOG (v.v.) on QF/AA or QF/LAN via SCL.
SYD-MIA can also be done as a 1-stop (using DFW, LAX or SFO as connect points).
A SYD-MIA nonstop would theoretically require the same aircraft capability that QF is talking up for the proposed SYD-JFK or SYD-LHR non-stops. This may be a possibility if all the ducks line up, but would still be 3-4 years off, at best.
Member since 06 Feb 2014
Total posts 1
Originally Posted by aniljak
Fascinating route. I found a link to this on airliners.net (though I can't seem to link to it :/)
Member since 08 May 2017
Total posts 9
Or you could go one stop via Houston as United now fly direct from Sydney
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