Australia: A Fifth Continent for American Airlines

 

American airlines fifth continent #GreatMates Lisa NiverScott Kirby, President of American Airlines, announced yesterday, June 9 2015, at LAX that they will begin flying from Los Angeles to Sydney in December 2015. Vanessa Hudson, SVP of Qantas, shared the excitement about this partnership and new flights direct from San Francisco to Sydney. JC Liscano, Managing Director of American Airlines at LAX, invited all present to enjoy treats from Down Under like Lamington and Aussie pies and to remember that all 5000 employees are ready to assist customers to their dream destinations like Australia! This Direct Down Under service will start to “kick some United, Delta and Virgin butts” said Kirby. I interviewed him and discovered he has not yet been to Sydney so he may be exploring with you this holiday season. Please find three videos and photos below from the announcement yesterday:  ​News from American Airlines (the announcement and activities of the day), American Airlines Press Conference: Fifth Continent (full speech from Kirby, Hudson, Liscano) and a tour of the Admirals Club at LAX. American Airlines and Qantas are #GreatMates and invite you to join them to fly as they are #GoingForGreat

Thanks @americanair loved seeing my #greatmates @johnnyjet @laneelee1 @flylaxairport #goingforgreat

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@Qantas Vanessa Hudson shares new route #SFO to #Sydney #greatmates with @AmericanAir I am ready to return to Oz! A photo posted by Lisa Niver (@wesaidgotravel) on

Scott Kirby of @Americanair announces @Qantas partnership. Get ready to #travel to Oz!

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Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a television host, travel journalist as well as a passionate artist, educator and writer who has explored 101 countries, 6 continents and sailed on cruise ships for seven years on the high seas and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which was read in 212 countries in 2018 and named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blog and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with nearly one million views on her YouTube channel. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on both Twitter and Facebook, has over 150,000 followers across social media and ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. She has been a finalist for six Southern California Journalism Awards in the past three years and won an award for her Jewish Journal article. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and challenges. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip. http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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