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    Qantas launches supermoon scenic flight

    The post Qantas launches supermoon scenic flight appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qantas will hold a one-off flight giving passengers the best view of this month’s rare supermoon and full lunar eclipse combo. Cosmic cocktails and supermoon cakes will be on the menu when Qantas launches a one-off B787 Dreamliner supermoon scenic flight later this month to give a limited number of passengers a closer look at the upcoming supermoon. It will be the second and final supermoon of 2021, as well as a full lunar eclipse, making it a rare double phenomenon, with the moon turning red against the night sky. On this one-time scenic…

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    Qantas supermoon ‘flight to nowhere’ breaks record sell out

    The post Qantas supermoon ‘flight to nowhere’ breaks record sell out appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qantas last week started offering the “supermoon flight to nowhere” that will give space lovers the opportunity to see the upcoming supermoon and full lunar eclipse from a 40,000-foot point of view, and tickets sold out in record time. Tickets for the trip sold out in two and a half minutes, and a waitlist was created following the sell-out but has since been closed, Qantas wrote. “On Wednesday 26 May 2021, this exclusive one-off Supermoon Scenic Flight will depart Sydney for a two-and-a-half-hour sojourn through the southern sky,” Qantas added in…

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    Qantas passengers get sky-high view of Supermoon eclipse

    The post Qantas passengers get sky-high view of Supermoon eclipse appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. From staying up all night to camping out on rooftops, people go to extreme lengths to catch a glimpse of a supermoon, particularly when it comes with a total lunar eclipse. After flying 180 people over the Pacific to see the phenomenon, it’s safe to say Qantas, and those aboard its novelty flight on Wednesday night beat most in their efforts to view the event. It took a record three minutes for all seats on the supermoon scenic flight to be snapped up. Economy fares sold for $499, premium economy for…