So many things make flying business class worth the dollars, or the time spent finding reward seats; flatbeds, real cutlery, and top-shelf champagne, just to name a few. But it’s the little things that really make the experience. Little things like being handed those oh-so-collectable kangaroo logo pyjamas and a limited edition, high-quality amenities kit.
From April 26th, business class passengers flying Qantas routes between Singapore, London, Rome, and Perth will receive just that; a high-quality, limited-edition amenities kit by West Australian Wongi artist Kevin Wilson. The kits are a collaborative effort between Qantas and Tourism WA, celebrating the state’s new global tourism brand, ‘Walking on a Dream’.
“The launch of the amenity kits provides another opportunity to highlight what makes Western Australia the Dream State – with its vast, jaw-dropping landscapes, supernatural colour contrasts, otherworldly phenomena, and one-of-a-kind experiences that inspire a sense of unparalleled freedom,” says Tourism WA Managing Director Carolyn Turnbull. “While relaxing on flights, we hope this artwork helps to inspire Qantas passengers ahead of their dream stay in Western Australia.”
Whale sharks feature prominently in the state’s tourism videos, as they do in the amenity kit artwork. The blue, printed pouches combine elements of ancient tracks, waterways, and animals from iconic destinations, including the Ningaloo Reef, the Margaret River Region, the Kimberley, and Perth. “My work explores the interconnectedness of all this and the reason I feel our state is so special. It’s deep in culture and history while also vibrant and expansive,” says Wilson.
“Along with inflight pyjamas, amenity kits are an important part of the Qantas international Business experience,” says Qantas Group Chief Customer Officer Markus Svensson. “Many of our customers repurpose them as wallets or for storing make-up or keys, so we’re pleased to provide an opportunity for our customers to take home a special piece of artwork by a local Indigenous artist.”
What’s inside the pouch is just as exciting as the outside. Unzip it, and you’ll find an eye mask featuring Wilson’s design, socks, earplugs, and sumptuous Lit’ya skincare products.
Everything you need to make your flight even more comfortable than it already is.
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