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Virgin Blue With Different Flight Code?  
User currently offlineJbguller From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 164 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 3731 times:

Hi all,

Quick question I couldnt find an answer to via search...

My friend recently travelled from OOL-SYD onboard a DJ 737, but the flight code was not DJ, instead it was JM, and that was the MAIN flight code (not codeshare).

I was speaking to someone else, and they've also had a different code for a DJ flight that also began with J (and it definitely wasn't Jetstar JQ).

Does anyone have any explanation for this?

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User currently offlineJoffie From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 806 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 3684 times:

JM?/

Please explain in more detail. What was the flight number, and date?

Thanks


User currently offlineJbguller From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 164 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 3656 times:

Flight was JM566, OOL-SYD, Tuesday 14/10 approx 14:35 local.

Unfortunately he threw his boarding pass out when he arrived at SYD, but he said it was written on there as well, and was announced at the gate as JM566.


User currently offlineBen175 From Australia, joined Jul 2008, 689 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 3565 times:

JM is the code for Air Jamaica.

User currently offlineJbguller From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 164 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 3433 times:



Quoting Ben175 (Reply 3):
JM is the code for Air Jamaica.

Yahuh...and I don't believe JM has a codeshare arrangement on DJ between OOL-SYD? Especially not as it was the main flight code, replacing DJ.


User currently offlineREALDEAL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (5 years 10 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 3402 times:

have been at SYD on Sun night flying to OOL when JQ had an aircraft go U/S & they were pushing people onto JQ.

Maybe it was a JQ flight but put a DJ aircraft in at last minute or something similar???


User currently offline6thfreedom From Bermuda, joined Sep 2004, 3325 posts, RR: 20
Reply 6, posted (5 years 10 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 3357 times:



Quoting Jbguller (Reply 2):
Flight was JM566, OOL-SYD, Tuesday 14/10 approx 14:35 local.

Unfortunately he threw his boarding pass out when he arrived at SYD, but he said it was written on there as well, and was announced at the gate as JM566.

perhaps it's easiest if we work out what flight 566 is for virgin blue...
OOL-SYD only goes to DJ520, so perhaps it was a diversion or delayed aircraft.

anyone know which flight 566 is for DJ?


User currently offlineBen175 From Australia, joined Jul 2008, 689 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 10 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3290 times:

According to Flightstats, there is no flight operating under the code DJ566.

Are you sure your friend is correct?


User currently offlineJbguller From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 164 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 10 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 3237 times:

He's out for the night, but should we go with JM516? Would make sense as DJ516 is the current 14:05 Tuesday night flight, and its scheduled 14:05 local...

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