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Route Network of TAA Viscounts?  
User currently offlineJackbr From Australia, joined Dec 2009, 665 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 1766 times:

After the introduction of the Electras and F-27s, and later on the 727/DC-9, what route network did TAA operate their Viscount fleet on?

Also, were they all-economy (tourist), all-first or mixed class?

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User currently offlinegemuser From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 5621 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1669 times:

In 1963 everywhere! Basically all over the eastern half of the country from Darwin/Townsville to Hobart. They were not being operated to Perth by then.
For Nov 1956 see:
http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/complete/tn56/ (includes ADL-PER Viscount service)
For a complete timetable from 8 Nov 1963 see:
http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/complete/tn63/
For 27 August 1965 see:
http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/complete/tn65/
For May 1967 PNG services see:
http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/complete/tn67p/ (includes Viscounts to LAE! (That was news! L188s I knew about)
Various timetables use Viscount & Super Viscount. I assume that refers to 700 series & 800 series respectively.

Gemuser



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User currently offlineTN486 From Australia, joined Jul 2008, 916 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1624 times:

By mid 1969 viscounts had been relegated to Melbourne - Canberra - Sydney (that is all Canberra was seeing at the time apart from the odd L188 and F27), 1 service a week Melbourne-Alice Springs via Adelaide, a weekend service Sydney-Coolangatta, the Melbourne - Wynyard - Devonport run (twice daily), and some weekend services Melbourne - Launceston - Hobart. It was all downhill from there. Melbourne being Essendon as Tulla did not operate domestics untill Jun 71.

Quoting gemuser (Reply 1):
For a complete timetable from 8 Nov 1963 see

2 interesting flight routings in this timetable:
Flt TN458 Sun Sydney-Brisbane- a direct F27 service!!
Flt 458 Alt Wednesday Sydney - Mt Isa - Darwin, (op by the Viscount).



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