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Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sat Nov 11, 2006 8:20 am

I was just looking up so photos of airliners, and I saw a photo of a Qantas 747 300 at MAO, and a few photos of Qantas 747 300's in GIG. So did Qantas start regular service to Brazil?
 
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RE: Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sat Nov 11, 2006 8:26 am

Qantas has never had regular servuce to Brazil. In the late 1990's they did fly to Buenos Aires twice a week until Lan Chile took over the SCL-AKL-SYD route with A340's.
 
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RE: Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sat Nov 11, 2006 8:33 am

It was probably a charter flight or something. Qantas does quite a few of these.
 
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RE: Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sat Nov 11, 2006 8:34 am

one of QF's 743 (VH-EBT IIRC?) did a recent captian's choice tour to South America which QF charter their aircraft to from time to time.
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RE: Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sat Nov 11, 2006 2:06 pm

If i remember correctly, it was QF119 from eze-akl-syd! Used to be a regular service 3 or 4 times per week when i worked at SYD! The QF flight to MAD, as previously stated, must have been a charter!
 
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RE: Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sat Nov 11, 2006 2:28 pm

It was a charter flight. There are also pics of the aircraft at IGU.

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RE: Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sun Nov 12, 2006 12:29 am

Quoting PPVRA (Reply 5):
It was a charter flight. There are also pics of the aircraft at IGU.

Right, a charter MAO-GIG-IGU-LIM-SYD from Capitain's Choice Tours.

Last year was a 744, this year, a 743.

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RE: Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sun Nov 12, 2006 12:33 am

Shame, would be great to see QF start a scheduled service to Brazil. Would imagine it would be quite popular too.
 
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RE: Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sun Nov 12, 2006 5:02 pm

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RE: Qantas Now Fly To Brazil?

Sun Nov 12, 2006 11:59 pm

Quoting FCAFLYBOY (Reply 7):
Shame, would be great to see QF start a scheduled service to Brazil. Would imagine it would be quite popular too.

For sure we could see a service Brazil-Australia, but i have doubts about the size of business market between both countries. May be a strong market for students, tourists and people connecting to southeast Asia (in this case, could become a huge business market)

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