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MAS BNE-AKL?  
User currently offlineRyanair!!! From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 4738 posts, RR: 26
Posted (11 years 9 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1644 times:

What happened to Malaysia Airlines' services between Brisbane and Auckland? The current timetable shows that MH 135 terminates in BNE, operated by an A330, and AKL services operated direct by a 744.

Anyone?


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User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5190 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1590 times:

At the moment the flight is KUL-BNE-AKL!! I will check.

User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5190 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1593 times:

Don't no to tell you the truth but I have heard nothing about the AKL service going back to non-stop.

User currently offlineRyanair!!! From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 4738 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1576 times:

Hmm... wierd, the timetable is valid till Oct and it says nothing about the BNE-AKL-BNE service. I have heard about it buzzing over this forum but it just died. So I am assuming its never going to happen.

Even EZE is not in the timetable... But there was also talk that they were going to reinstate that service. I guess not.



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User currently offlineB-HXB From New Zealand, joined Jan 2001, 745 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1579 times:

I was at the airport today and the MAS flight into AKL was delayed from 1115 to 1445 - plus the scheduling board read KL SYD BNE so I guess today was a special exception where they routed it via Sydney!

Admittedly, the board also read for an Air NZ flight 'Okaka Christchurjj' and a Qantas flight originating from 'Brisbans'...


User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5190 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1565 times:

I think the board may have been wrong it is every now and again!!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

EZE has already been reinstated 2x weekly with 744's via South Africa!!


User currently offlineShortfinals From Malaysia, joined Jul 2000, 153 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1546 times:

B-HXB,

I sure hope MH137 wasn't routed KUL-SYD-AKL. My boss was on it and he'd have been seriously pissed off if BNE wasn't where he got off the plane.

Anyway, I've got the hardcopy version of MH's timetable and it doesn't have this particular routing in it. But from what I can tell from the website, it's a daily 744 serving that route now.


User currently offlineTG992 From New Zealand, joined Jan 2001, 2910 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1554 times:

MH137 744 9MMH5 386 21JUL KULSYDBNEAKLSYDBNE

SCHED ACT
DEP KUL 1930-20 1930-20 353pax
ARR SYD 0635
DEP SYD 0755
ARR BNE 0500 0945

MH137D 744 9MMPP

DEP BNE OST 0615 SCHED 1025 ACT 1021
ARR AKL OST 1115 SCHED 1425 ACT 1509
Delay due late arrival/aircraft rotation 0406min



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User currently offlineB-HXB From New Zealand, joined Jan 2001, 745 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1545 times:

So trying to decipher the string of letters in your post, TG992 - I assume the bottom line is that MH137 was routed via both BNE and SYD from KL today?

User currently offlineTG992 From New Zealand, joined Jan 2001, 2910 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1521 times:

... Well done..............



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User currently offlineRyanair!!! From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 4738 posts, RR: 26
Reply 10, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1531 times:

Such confusion... So the timetable is not accurate then! No wonder the disclaimer "accurate at the time of printing" is there. But something as obvious as reinstating flights to EZE would show up on the booklet, no?

Routing flights via BNE / SYD... can't they make up their minds?



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User currently offlineB-HXB From New Zealand, joined Jan 2001, 745 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1517 times:

Perhaps MAS cancelled their Sydney service today and put everyone onto their BNE/AKL service ...? But according to the string of information TG992 posted, MH137 went to Sydney then Brisbane then Auckland? Which is a pretty silly way to fly, considering you essentially cover the distance between SYD/BNE one more time than if you flew KL/BNE/SYD/AKL...

Not exactly the best way to build up customer loyalty!


User currently offlineAirNewZealand From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 2541 posts, RR: 6
Reply 12, posted (11 years 9 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1513 times:

Well im sure they havent changed the routing as my sister is flying out on them in August....on the tenth!!

Mike


User currently offlineOdiE From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1641 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (11 years 9 months 10 hours ago) and read 1490 times:

I think the reason these flights not appearing at the paper timetable was because MAS operate this route (KUL-BNE-AKL) with effective from July 1 2002. Since the timetable was printed somtime in February/March, I guess they didn't include that schedules in there. Other changes including daily flights to Frankfurt from 5 weekly, reinstatement of the Buenos Aires flights were not in the timetable. However, if you check the online version, it's there. I believe that MAS operate the KUL-BNE-AKL route five times weekly. I think there are some errors at the KUL flight display information system. I was there last Tuesday and the flight to Adelaide was written as the flight to Melbourne. And judging from the the time given by TG992, I don't see how MAS can depart SYD at 0755 and arrive into BNE at 0500. I don't know, maybe this was a special flight of somesort? According to amadeus, they are still operating the KUL-BNE-AKL flights 5 times weekly and not routing it via SYD. Anybody got further information?

Thanx!


User currently offlineZK-NBT From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 5190 posts, RR: 11
Reply 14, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1457 times:

The flight is still KUL-BNE-AKL 5x weekly on a 744!!!
The flight departed SYD at 0755 and arrived BNE at 0945!!


User currently offlineRyanair!!! From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 4738 posts, RR: 26
Reply 15, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1409 times:

You know, I have found many discrepancies in the MAS timetable. For instance, even though it was printed in Feb, there is a validity period and there isn't even any stated for Subang's operations.

Validity for BNE and AKL flights are blank... which means direct KUL-AKL flights still stand.

Manchester is shown to be a direct service?

There isn't even a timetable for Tawau-Tarakan flights when it is clearly stated in the route map.

What happened to Buenos Aires? They bothered to put a * next to EWR flights which meant suspended till further notice but not EZE.

Not very consistent, is it?



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