Qantas offers daily flights to Los Angeles from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, with onward connections to Aspen via partner American Airlines, putting skiers on the slopes by lunchtime on arrival day. The two airlines offer connections to more than 150 US cities. Qantas business and first-class passengers choose from Neil Perrydesigned menus and award-winning wine chosen by Rockpool sommeliers. Perry judges the annual Aspen Snowmass Australia Day Food Competition, kickstarting January 26 celebrations across Aspen’s four mountains. More: qantas.com.au; aspensnowmass.com.