A flight from Dallas to Sydney was diverted to LAX early Thursday morning after a passenger on the plane had a medical emergency. The nature of the illness was not disclosed.
Qantas is putting the world’s biggest passenger plane on the world’s longest airline route. A Qantas Airbus A380 touched down Monday at DFW Airport, about 15 hours after leaving Sydney, Australia, on the 8,578-mile journey.
Qantas Airways Ltd. has grounded two pilots who reportedly quarreled in the cockpit of their Boeing 747 jet at a Dallas airport last week.
The owner of British Airways and Iberia said that it is considering taking a stake in American Airlines. “It is something we would consider,” an IAG spokeswoman said.
Qantas Airways has launched nonstop service between Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Australia.