GIA From Indonesia, joined Oct 2003, 71 posts, RR: 0 Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2712 times:
just comes to mind,
this delay must have cost the airline a fortune. First, at least 400pax (considering this is a peak season) must be transferred to a hotel, then the airline have to make allowance for their meals, then the extended parking at the aiport ramp. Hmmm I was wondering what they do with the catering, I guess they'll store them back to the fridge? Is airline food made daily or they can be stored and frozen?
EK413 From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 4410 posts, RR: 4 Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2611 times:
GIA:Departures: from Sydney International on Friday, 26 December 2003
Flight #, To, Scheduled Departure, Estimated/Actual Departure, Status
JL778, Osaka, 12:40 (25-Dec-2003), 22:10 (26 Dec), Departed
QF373, Osaka 12:40 (25-Dec-2003), 22:10 (26 Dec), Departed
QF = Qantas Airways. This is a codeshare flight, operated by Japan Airlines.
Thanks for the topic regarding the JAL 778 flight course I was wondering what happened to the flight too!
I saw the aircraft parked in the Qantas Maintenance Base area on the 25th (Yesterday) on my way to work & was wondering what happened to the aircraft.
If it helps JAL Air CARGO flew into Sydney today, it could have something to do with the B743 which operated JAL778. It would have to be a Serious problem to have a Freighter fly in with replacement parts.
I know JAL is modernizing there fleet, BUT JAL should reconsider the phase out date of these aging B742 & B743 aircraft with MODERN aircraft a lot sooner than what they have planned!
Bobnwa From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 6258 posts, RR: 9 Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2546 times:
Do you think that brand new aircraft never take a long delay? I will guarantee that on Dec 25 a 777, a 340, and a 747-400 took a long delay somewhere in the world. Do you want to replace them also.