Koalas get first class treatment then off to Singapore

"Some gum leaves Sir?" Photo supplied by Qantas

FORGET travelling in cattle class, four Koalas on their way to Singapore have been given the rock star treatment as they jet off for Singapore.

Photos posted by Qantas on their Facebook page show four koalas  from Lone Pine Sanctuary in Brisbane bound for Singapore Zoo being offered refreshments and hot towels. 

Qantas posted the photos to their Facebook page yesterday afternoon with the post already being shared more than 3,000 times and picked up by news outlets around the world.


Photo supplied by Qantas


"To mark Singapore's 50th anniversary of independence, Australia is gifting four koalas to Singapore Zoo," the post read.

"Four koalas will take their journey from Lone Pine Sanctuary in Brisbane, travelling in Koala Class!"

Despite the photos, Qantas have confirmed their fury customers were actually transported to Singapore in the plane's cargo hold, like all animals.


Photo supplied by Qantas


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