Philadelphia1
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Qantas 7556 JFK-HNL Now

Fri May 11, 2007 10:49 pm

Hey, I finally got the guts to join Airliners.net, so here i am.

But the actual reason I'm here, is I was wondering if anybody has any info on Qantas 7556 which just flew over my house in Southeast PA, and is flying New York JFK to Honolulu. Aircraft is a 747-400, so its not a codeshare with AA, not that AA even flies New York-Hawaii, but is this a charter, ferry, or new service?
 
cloudyapple
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RE: Qantas 7556 JFK-HNL Now

Fri May 11, 2007 11:06 pm

It's a freighter. It sometimes charters Atlas to fly for them.
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RE: Qantas 7556 JFK-HNL Now

Fri May 11, 2007 11:07 pm

Cargo Flight, no big deal

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Philadelphia1
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RE: Qantas 7556 JFK-HNL Now

Fri May 11, 2007 11:11 pm

gotcha, never knew qantas and atlas had a deal, thanks
 
VHVXB
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RE: Qantas 7556 JFK-HNL Now

Fri May 11, 2007 11:16 pm

Quoting Philadelphia1 (Thread starter):

Just a note nearly all if not all QF flights which are 4 digits and begin with 7*** are cargo flights
 
Philadelphia1
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RE: Qantas 7556 JFK-HNL Now

Fri May 11, 2007 11:22 pm

Quoting VHVXB (Reply 4):

i never knew that either
 
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RE: Qantas 7556 JFK-HNL Now

Sat May 12, 2007 3:10 am

QFA7556 (JFK-HNL) and QFA7554 (TOL-HNL) both continue onto SYD. HNL is only a tech stop. The flights are operated by Atlas Air / Polar Air Cargo.

I believe ANZ does the same with ANZ6972, and uses HNL as tech stop as well.
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RE: Qantas 7556 JFK-HNL Now

Sat May 12, 2007 3:15 am

Atlas is like the ole Flying Tigers, covering every part of the world with big jets. Too bad the founder died in a plane crash in Colorado about 6 years ago, he was flying a fighter jet he owned.
 
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RE: Qantas 7556 JFK-HNL Now

Sat May 12, 2007 3:18 am

Quoting Jfk777 (Reply 7):
Atlas is like the ole Flying Tigers

And they almost went the way of Flying Tigers a few years ago.
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