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notjustamom Mon 03-Nov-14 10:46:37

Just wanted to know can you get a durect flight to austrailia from england.
Ive looked around and cab onpy find flights eith one or 2 stops

crankypants Mon 03-Nov-14 10:49:00

Hi there, I'm afraid not. It's too far, the planes need to refuel. It's usual to stop once in Asia, eg Singapore, Hong Kong or Kuala Lumpur.

OliviaBenson Mon 03-Nov-14 10:50:00

You will need to do at least one stop- planes can't fly that far without refilling with fuel. Normally a stopover is welcomed as you get a chance to stretch your legs!

notjustamom Mon 03-Nov-14 11:58:17

thanx I want to get there as quick as possible as I have a 6month old DS and am not sure how ge will react during the journey.

differentnameforthis Mon 03-Nov-14 12:01:12

As others have said, not possible.

I found it best to fly as late as possible, my dd's slept quite well.

plumstone Mon 03-Nov-14 12:07:24

I find getting the evening flight with Emirates to Dubai over night, then its a two hour stop over and then straight to Melbs. Landing about 6 in the morning, is the best - early to bed on day of arrival and then fresh as daisy the next day. - have a great holiday

notjustamom Mon 03-Nov-14 12:36:48

Thanx Ill see if they have any evenig flights. I was going to book it with emirates as well.

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