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by Oceania
Thu Jul 01, 2004 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Radio Stations On Q' Australia...?
Replies: 2
Views: 2104

RE: Radio Stations On Q' Australia...?

Terminal688 The Channel 9 news is broadcast by satellite to the major <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> ports and delivered to the aircraft by tape, twice daily Monday - Friday. The only direct broadcast is ABC radio - when flying within range to receive the transmission. Further deta...

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by Oceania
Thu Jul 01, 2004 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions On Qantas B747-300 And A330-300!
Replies: 7
Views: 4313

RE: Questions On Qantas B747-300 And A330-300!

Udo, <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-QPF landed at Tullamarine Wednesday 23rd. It went on line yesterday and will operate domestically until the 10th of August, when the A330 is scheduled to operate <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL<...

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by Oceania
Thu Jul 01, 2004 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is The A310 Not That Popular?
Replies: 31
Views: 10409

RE: Why Is The A310 Not That Popular?

A310 Great aircraft for many missions short, medium and relatively long haul. Unfortunately the A330 and the A321 have superseded the A310 is terms of cost. The A310 is quoted as $312 per minute inclusive of all air and ground costs/charges. With the A330 at $329 and A321 at $208, the configuration ...

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by Oceania
Mon Jun 28, 2004 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Australian Charter Airlines?
Replies: 5
Views: 3357

RE: Why No Australian Charter Airlines?

Qantasflyer, Evening again. Considering what Alliance and AirWork are doing with Resource Companies, Flight Centre and the ADF definitely. But is there a market for a totally non scheduled airline? If you could combine inbound ex USA and Japan and the local market to prime destinations you may succe...

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by Oceania
Mon Jun 28, 2004 8:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Most Loved Aircraft/airline?
Replies: 21
Views: 4459

RE: Your Most Loved Aircraft/airline?

GREATANSETT, Interesting and topical subject. I am ex Ansett (left in 1977) it was a great airline when Sir Reg was around - a real Family! I have many great memories of the Fokker F27 in Western Queensland (TAA), including sleeping under the wings U/S in Cloncurry. The L1011-500 (TWA) has a special...

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by Oceania
Mon Jun 28, 2004 8:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Is The Longest Sector Operated By The A320
Replies: 6
Views: 4832

RE: Which Is The Longest Sector Operated By The A3

Vimanav, Research I did about two years ago resulted in <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> - CAI Egypt Air close on six hours for a standard configuration. Air France now fly AIR FRANCE DEDICATED in a half Business half economy config Par...

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by Oceania
Mon Jun 28, 2004 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Adelaide/Darwin/Singapore Route
Replies: 4
Views: 1588

RE: Adelaide/Darwin/Singapore Route

Ryan h, The A330 will be introduced on the Adelaide Darwin Singapore rotation and the engineers in <acronym title="Adelaide (ADL / YPAD), Australia - South Australia">ADL</acronym> and <acronym title="Darwin (DRW), Australia - Northern Territory">DRW</acronym> are scheduled for A330 endorsement. Sta...

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by Oceania
Mon Jun 28, 2004 4:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Been Asked To Get Your Own Drink?
Replies: 18
Views: 4019

RE: Ever Been Asked To Get Your Own Drink?

Qantasflyer, This has been the subject of the FAAA - International Division (Flight Attendants Association of Australia) over the past months and views aired in most major industry and general press. The old style 'stand up bar' like on the Continental DC10s of the 1980s is coming back to Qantas in ...

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by Oceania
Mon Jun 28, 2004 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transamerica
Replies: 7
Views: 1871

RE: Transamerica

YOW4NOW, As our mates have reported, it does not exist any longer. Northern Summer 83 was the final flight I knew of. I worked for the GSA in London 1981-1983 and was responsible for the supervision of the weekly <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> <acronym t...

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by Oceania
Mon Jun 28, 2004 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 743 Engine Mishap At AKL
Replies: 14
Views: 6025

RE: QF 743 Engine Mishap At AKL

Meanwhile a 744 is stuck in BNE from 27 June - Cargo door US and the PAX luggage is stuck inside too. If it gets away tonight, it will be the cabin of the great unwashed - clothes that is!

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