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EY And QR Narrowbody Fleets  
User currently offlineJQflightie From Australia, joined Mar 2009, 1124 posts, RR: 2
Posted (4 years 1 week 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3672 times:

Was just looking at a trip report on QR, and got wondering, do EY and QR have different cabin crew for their widebody and narrow body flights?

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User currently offlinesmi0006 From Australia, joined Jan 2008, 1791 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3151 times:

Not sure about EY but on QR not really.

QR crew as far as I am aware are trained on the airbus (A320/A330/A340) fleet first then after 6-18months they are then trained on the 777s. This means there is alot of regional flying around the gulf and shorter hops to Europe to train up.

I also believe that on EY and QR the purser/CSD position is only long haul so the short haul pursers are actually CSS and what ever the EY senior is down the back on long-haul flights, but this could be wrong.

How much of both fleets is equipped with PTVs I have always wondered; do EY or QR have many A320s on order?

User currently offlinelukeyboy95 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2008, 1192 posts, RR: 32
Reply 2, posted (4 years 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3023 times:

Quoting smi0006 (Reply 1):
How much of both fleets is equipped with PTVs I have always wondered;

There seems no definitive answer - nor any hard or fast rules on how they are deployed. Of course they'll always put these better narrow-bodies on longer routes but it isn't to be depended on.

My flights LXR-DOH-LXR (which I believe the OP refers to) features one plane with and outbound without. Certain to say that the plane with PTV was much better flight.

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User currently offlineUK_Dispatcher From United Arab Emirates, joined Dec 2001, 2608 posts, RR: 28
Reply 3, posted (4 years 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2816 times:

Quoting smi0006 (Reply 1):
How much of both fleets is equipped with PTVs I have always wondered;

All of EY's A319/A320 fleet have PTVs except A6-EIZ, their original A320.

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