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by oskarclare
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 to Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 6302

Re: AA 787 to Cancun

It is not really high demand.. 2 787-8 are replacing 3 737-800's, which is actually a slight net loss in seats. It is a way to use the 787's and the crews are all already international. It seems like AA has a few more 787-8's right now than international routes to fly them on. They are also flying ...

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by oskarclare
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 23765

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

Samoa Airways have started APW-BNE today as OL843/844 and is expected to arrive in BNE around an hour early with their 738. Good luck to BNE and OL and hopefully it is a success!

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by oskarclare
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 23765

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

Vietjet are apparently going to open a Ho Chi Minh to Darwin route with the possibility of it connecting somewhere else in the country. https://www.ntnews.com.au/business/vietjet-to-start-direct-darwin-flights-to-ho-chi-minh-city-in-2019/news-story/cb17ddb4209ee1e08dfd34f9cad4edb2 Also, Royal Brune...

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by oskarclare
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 23765

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

RE: ME3/QR....Wouldn't the facilities also be completely inadequate for these full service airlines? QR is flying to places like UTP in Thailand now - compared to that, I don't think OOL is that bad for a full-service L/H carrier? Cheers, C. For a full service carrier like QR, OOL wouldn't be great...

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by oskarclare
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 177
Views: 23765

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

https://blueswandaily.com/eva-air-plans ... ne-market/
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EVA Air 787-10 coming to Brisbane next year with the 787-9. No Brisbane increases planned and no other Australia destinations to be launched.

https://blueswandaily.com/eva-air-plans ... ne-market/

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by oskarclare
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 43752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

Royal Brunei reevaluating Australia services. BNE, PER, DRW, OOL all being considered with A320neo. Thinking BNE would be towards the top of the list and may be announced as the new service at the end of November (7 news reported new service with new airline will be announced). SYD currently not be...

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by oskarclare
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 43752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

Royal Brunei reevaluating Australia services. BNE, PER, DRW, OOL all being considered with A320neo. Thinking BNE would be towards the top of the list and may be announced as the new service at the end of November (7 news reported new service with new airline will be announced). SYD currently not bei...

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by oskarclare
Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 43752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

[threeid][/threeid]

Crackshot wrote:
oskarclare wrote:
7 news reporting new South-East Asian destination + new airline to be announced at end of November for Brisbane.


Given earlier discussion seems like VietJet is a likely choice here, yeah?


Thinking more Thai AirAsia X to HKT or Cebu Pacific Air to Cebu.

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by oskarclare
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 43752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

7 news reporting new South-East Asian destination + new airline to be announced at end of November for Brisbane.

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by oskarclare
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NRT & HND 2020 Slot Increase Potential New Destinations by JL & NH
Replies: 82
Views: 11005

Re: NRT & HND 2020 Slot Increase Potential New Destinations by JL & NH

Would think BNE would be added by most likely NH but maybe JL. Whoever gets in first, both wouldn't survive

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by oskarclare
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 43752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

[threeid][/threeid] Australia is renegotiating its ASA with the Philippines - any thoughts on what potential airline expansion we may see? See: http://australianaviation.com.au/2018/10/australia-and-fiji-to-boost-available-seats-in-air-services-agreement/. Cheers, C. CEBU-BNE was talked about so hop...

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by oskarclare
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 43752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

QF has applied to the IASC for an additional 1250 seats to Indonesia. Coming from the upgauging of aircraft (B737 > A330) and additional services by QF or JQ. http://iasc.gov.au/applications/index.aspx#Indo1 This increase is probably targeted at DPS which doesn't surprise me. QF are getting strong ...

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by oskarclare
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 61155

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Korean Air have loaded 789 BNE flights from 28 OCT 18. Fanatstic upgrade for BNE. Extra 17 seats per service for BNE.

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by oskarclare
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 61155

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

SYD, MEL and OOL will see A321neo services from Air New Zealand from November https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280685/air-new-zealand-outlines-a321neo-network-in-4q18/ And BNE. It just got updated. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280685/air-new-zealand-outlines-a3...

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by oskarclare
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 61155

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

I believe the issue is Malindo has decided they make more money/get a better yield selling the flight as BNE/MEL-DPS and BOM-KUL-DPS for example as opposed to BNE-DPS-KUL-BOM. TRIGGER ALERT (for some posters): As for Air China- I heard CA staff admitted BNE wasn't coming back after March at a recen...

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by oskarclare
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 61155

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Might be more expansion for Malindo Air this year into Australia. They have applied for 7x weekly KUL-DPS-ADL. Might have all major ports covered by years end if everything works out.

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by oskarclare
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 61155

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

BNE airport completes first taxiways for new runway http://australianaviation.com.au/2018/09/brisbane-airport-completes-construction-of-first-taxiways-for-new-runway/ It will be very interesting to see how they 'operationally' utilise the new runway when it is in use e.g predominantly domestic ops ...

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by oskarclare
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 61155

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

I doubt QF would launch BNE-ICN when KAL can only make it work 4 weekly with no nonstop competition, and that's feeding a hub in ICN. Yes, but QF does have 1) a hub at BNE and 2) a big FFP base, that it can feed the flight with - those don't support KE's BNE service, but may do for QF, if QF starte...

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by oskarclare
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 61155

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Well if TG is reducing a daily 788 to 4x/week I'd say BNE-BKK is not long for this world. I note the evening departures are the flights being cut. I'm still trying to ascertain if Air China is paying the BNE Marketing money back after converting their flights to seasonal after only 8 months. Also w...

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by oskarclare
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 61155

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

With the new Indonesia - Australia FTA, what new routes between these two countries could develop out of increased trade? SUB, with a metro population of ~10 million, seems like a large gap in Australia's connectivity. Could SYD / MEL - SUB on MAX's or NEO's be viable? I also wonder if we might see...

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by oskarclare
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 61155

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Lots of cuts to TG's Australia services from end of October onwards... don't have full details but apparently all ports are impacted. Looks like BNE being reduced to 4x weekly. TG473/474 operating SUN, MON, WED, FRI 788. Bit confused as to why though. Load Factors not the worst. 6x weekly may have ...

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by oskarclare
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 269
Views: 24487

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2018

A friend that has slot info has said that Air NZ has requested slots for the 321N on routes AKL-BNE,AKL-OOL,AKL-SYD,AKL-MEL.

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by oskarclare
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian will stop PEK service starting 11OCT
Replies: 61
Views: 7590

Re: Hawaiian will stop PEK service starting 11OCT

Could BNE possibly be increased with the spare A330. Loads have been fantastic past few months

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by oskarclare
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 63066

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Although not guaranteed, I do have to wonder if a CEB-BNE link may work from a loads and/or yield perspective, even if it only starts at 2 or 3 weekly. https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/reports/mactan-cebu-airport-a-new-terminal-and-strong-international-growth-432701 Would love to see this rou...

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by oskarclare
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 63066

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

http://australianaviation.com.au/2018/0 ... ownsville/
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Air Niugini ending flights to TSV from 1 OCT 18. SYD being reduced to 2x weekly from 3x weekly. This is due to IASC knocking back PX/QF codeshare. BNE and CNS not affected.

http://australianaviation.com.au/2018/0 ... ownsville/

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by oskarclare
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 63066

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Singapore Airlines changes NW18/19 for BNE:

1 DEC 18 - 6 JAN 19 SQ265/266 A333

Good to see A330-300 back for the month. Seat increase of 19 seats a day for this period. 703 seat increase overall.

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by oskarclare
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 63066

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Here's some data a user from Skycity found relating to Brazil - Australia stats: Interestingly, QLD performs 2nd in where Brazilians live or visit.We would have to be a chance of direct flights down the track and i also know that Brazil is on the 2020 TEQ research plan for developing tourist nations...

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by oskarclare
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 686
Views: 86215

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

http://www.bworldonline.com/cebu-airpor ... l-flights/
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Has anyone heard about intentions for Cebu-Brisbane. Saw an article today and wondering if it is legit and a possibility?

http://www.bworldonline.com/cebu-airpor ... l-flights/

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by oskarclare
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Obvious airlines to narrow it down to are PR and 5J. Any options as to which one, and likely initial frequency? 2-3x weekly A321neo? No info of that such. I was thinking 2-3x weekly on PR with A321neo. If it was 2x weekly, I reckon MNL-BNE would be increased to 5x weekly so that BNE would be daily....

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by oskarclare
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Cebu might be a new destination coming for Australia. Cebu-Mactan airport chasing BNE flights and may be launched soon. https://www.philstar.com/the-freeman/cebu-business/2018/07/24/1836284/mcia-operator-works-more-direct-flights Obvious airlines to narrow it down to are PR and 5J. Any options as t...

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by oskarclare
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

https://www.philstar.com/the-freeman/ce ... ct-flights
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Cebu might be a new destination coming for Australia. Cebu-Mactan airport chasing BNE flights and may be launched soon.

https://www.philstar.com/the-freeman/ce ... ct-flights

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by oskarclare
Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

I wonder if EK is also looking at reshuffling the BNE schedule. At the moment their three daily departures from BNE are at 2100, 2350 and 0235. I’m of the opinion EK need to retime EK435 for a mid morning departure, roughly 9-10am. Saves the 77W/A380 (depends on the time of the year) sitting on the...

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by oskarclare
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Has anyone heard anything else on Vietjet Air to Brisbane. Hoping it doesn't go dead like Russia did for them

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by oskarclare
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Flyingsottsman wrote:
Just wondering, does QF fly the 767 freighter into Melbourne?


Nah just SYD-AKL, SYD-CHC and SYD-HKG. I think Cairns also occasionally gets it as well.

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by oskarclare
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Air China has extended BNE suspension to 17 Jan 19 https://twitter.com/airlineroute/status/1021259698874605568?s=21 That's not looking good. I notice the China Eastern BNE-PVG flight sometimes reduces to 3X/week and Hainan remains at 2x/week BNE-SZX. It must be because of aircraft shortage. Passeng...

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by oskarclare
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Air (BR) new expectations
Replies: 17
Views: 5236

Re: EVA Air (BR) new expectations

Looking forward to BR 789's in BNE and hopefully increasing to daily.

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by oskarclare
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

MH to use A359 o MH123/122 rotation to SYD from 1 Sep except certain dates https://twitter.com/airlineroute/status/1019703579286949895?s=21 I wonder will they stick with the current temporary A380 on those 'certain dates'. Either way, MH is shaping as an attractive choice for Y pax SYD-LHR, with th...

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by oskarclare
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

China Southern CAN-ADL will operate between 5 weekly and daily for NW18/19 28 Oct – 9 Dec: 5 flights per week. Aircraft: A330-300 10 Dec - 6 Jan: Daily flights. Aircraft: A330-300 7 Jan -27 Jan: 5 flights per week. Aircraft: A330-300 28 Jan - 17 Feb: Daily flights. Aircraft: A330-300 18 Feb -24 Feb...

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by oskarclare
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Airbus signs MoU with Taiwan's Starlux Airlines
Replies: 33
Views: 3454

Re: Confirmed: Airbus signs MoU with Taiwan's Starlux Airlines

Interesting that a startup would order more A350s than A321s. It looks similar to Bamboo Airways but more biased towards long haul. I find that interesting since Taiwanese airlines don’t have particularly good access to Europe due to limits traffic rights. I wish them the best of luck. I *think* th...

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by oskarclare
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Another note, not sure if mentioned yet but last Saturday QF started 2x daily MEL-BNE runs with the 789. VH-ZNE also operated first commericial flight to BNE on saturday. A past user Eaglefarm 4 took the following photo of -ZNE. https://www.flickr.com/photos/79487691@N07/42343927465/in/dateposted-pu...

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by oskarclare
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 60593

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Qantas16 wrote:
Apparently CA is suspending BNE-PEK until 2019...


According to their booking system, flights been suspended from the 28 OCT 18 - 2 JAN 19. A bit surprising considering their numbers so far haven't been too bad but at least their not cancelling.

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by oskarclare
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 45502

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

CI to send 77W to MEL starting 10/29, replacing A359. Frequency unchanged (3-weekly). Source: https://www.ttnmedia.com/?p=35721 I wouldn't get to excited. Booking isn't available and this isn't the best source. Also surprised that MEL would get it over BNE and SYD which are much bigger markets.

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by oskarclare
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 45502

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

Malaysia Airlines restart KUL-BNE today, 4x a week.

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by oskarclare
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 45502

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

Does anyone know how the Donghai Airlines SZX-DRW service has gone regarding passenger numbers?

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by oskarclare
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 45502

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

Philippine Airlines will start serving SYD with A321neo from 10 July 18 initially 2 weekly increasing to 5 weekly from 25 July 18, A321neo replaces A333 https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status/1003501661942210560 They must be very confident with it's introduction, though I guess its probably basica...

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by oskarclare
Thu May 31, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 45301

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

SYDSpotter wrote:
CraigAnderson wrote:
Just heard that QF to make 'a network announcement set to benefit travellers' tomorrow AM in Sydney, wonder what it will be?


QF will start multiple A380 services ex CBR given the strong relationship between CBR airport management and QF management :duck:


No brainer

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by oskarclare
Thu May 31, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 45301

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

CraigAnderson wrote:
Just heard that QF to make 'a network announcement set to benefit travellers' tomorrow AM in Sydney, wonder what it will be?


It wouldn't surprise me if a BNE-North America announcement is made as well as a 2nd daily BNE-SIN.

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by oskarclare
Mon May 28, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped
Replies: 46
Views: 12684

Re: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped

http://aviationtribune.com/airlines/asia/royal-brunei-airlines-announces-daily-non-stop-service-to-london/ One of the reasons was the runway strength at Brunei airport (BWN). The runway could not support 787-8s at full payload. I am assuming this would have been fixed by now https://centreforaviati...

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