The Europe - Australia air market is arguably the most competitive in the world.
Current Euro-Australia operators are...
British Airways *(eff Oct 27) SYD-SIN-LHR daily 744 / SYD-BKK-LHR daily 744
Qantas (eff Oct 27) SYD-BKK-LHR daily 744/SYD-MEL-SIN-LHR daily 744#/MEL-SIN-LHR daily 744/SYD-BKK-FRA 4 a week 744 /SYD-SIN-FRA 3 a week 744 /SYD-MEL-BKK-FCO 3 a week 743 /SYD-SIN-CDG 3 a week 744
KLM SYD-SIN-AMS 3 a week 744
Alitalia SYD-BKK-MXP 3 a week 742
AOM French Airlines NOU-SYD-CMB-ORY 2 a week D10
Lauda Air SYD-MEL-KUL-VIE 3 a week / SYD-BKK-VIE 1 a week 777
Olympic Airways SYD-MEL-BKK-ATH 1 a week/MEL-SYD-BKK-ATH 1 a week 340
interline connections with:
Air New Zealand
Canadi>n Airlines / Air Canada
Finnair (codeshare with Qantas)
Swissair (codeshare with Qantas)
Lufthansa (codeshare with SQ & TG)
Austrian Airlines (codeshare with Lauda)
Virgin Atlantic (codeshare with Malaysian)
Ansett Australia (codeshare with SQ)
Now, I know you're thinking "huh?" well all the above airlines have published Australia-Europe fares (yes! even Canada3000!!) There are even more like Air France & SAS that have no codeshare services to Australia but still publish fares in conjunction with other carriers.
* = until October 27 2000, BA flights operate 3 a week LHR-SIN-SYD/4 a week LHR-SIN-BNE/daily LHR-BKK-SYD
# = until October 27 2000, QF31/32 op's 3 a week, becoming daily after this date.