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Qantas plans on-board gyms for world's longest flight


Qantas looking at designing something completely new - a gym!

Speaking to media at this week's IATA conference in Korea, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said plans for what will become the world's longest flight are well on track. The flight will be 17,000km between Sydney and London.

Qantas had been looking into the idea of putting sleeping pods in what is currently used as the cargo hold.

"It will be four classes. It will have a new business class, a new first class, and for the economy passengers and premium economy passengers, we're looking at what we're calling a fourth zone for people to stretch, to exercise, to hydrate on," Joyce said. 

As well as flights to London, Qantas is looking at non-stop flights between Perth and Paris.