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Qantas gets fancy with Kate Spade amenity kits as part of new business class upgrade

Excerpt from Australian Business Traveller

Nov 16, 2012 12:40 am

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Qantas’ new “sleep service” upgrade is just another amenity with a price tag, but one that flyers might be happy to pay as it includes a padded mattress and quilt for overnight flights.

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A Qantas flight takes off from Perth International Airport. planegeezer / Flickr.com


Qantas is adding a dose of New York style to its international business class flights with the debut of new amenity kits for male and female travelers. The bags come from Kate Spade New York and the brand’s homme counterpart Jack Spade.

The kits are being rolled out as part of the ‘sleep service’ upgrade to overnight international business class flights, which kicked off last week on the the daily Sydney-Los Angeles flight (QF107/108) before being extended to other redeye runs including Melbourne-Los Angeles flights as well as the long haul to London.

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