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by tim
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Australia | "The Business" | Hong Kong to Melbourne | VA's Private Mini Suites on the A330
Replies: 4
Views: 5816

Re: Virgin Australia | "The Business" | Hong Kong to Melbourne | VA's Private Mini Suites on the A330

On the contrary the point is correct as most of the VA 332 fleet is used transcon which wasn’t mentioned.

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by tim
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Australia | "The Business" | Hong Kong to Melbourne | VA's Private Mini Suites on the A330
Replies: 4
Views: 5816

Re: Virgin Australia | "The Business" | Hong Kong to Melbourne | VA's Private Mini Suites on the A330

Nice review. Just to be clear the 6 x A330 fleet are mainly used on the trans cons PER-SYD, PER-MEL & the occasional PER-BNE. The HKG flights are taken from this fleet some days.

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by tim
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to upgrade PER-DOH to A388 from 1 May 18
Replies: 32
Views: 5121

Re: Qatar Airways to upgrade PER-DOH to A388 from 1 May 18

Good news. DOH-PER route has been quite healthy and the mining activity is picking up again clearly in Perth.

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by tim
Fri May 08, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas 747SP´s - Weird Routes Near The End?
Replies: 39
Views: 15395

RE: Qantas 747SP´s - Weird Routes Near The End?

Flew Perth to Africa quite often also and then on to Sydney each way

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by tim
Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Reduces Perth
Replies: 18
Views: 5850

RE: Emirates Reduces Perth

With the upgrade of 420/421 to 388 and 424/425 from 77L to 77W what is the actual net loss of seats per day with the removal of 422/423? Still a very healthy number of daily seats. I don't think Adelaide could sustain double daily services and still deliver a yield in answer to above question.<br><b...

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by tim
Sat Jul 26, 2014 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 8
Replies: 210
Views: 51150

RE: Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 8

For those who have a bit of incident management background will agree that Shot down is the major contributing factor/cause. Crash is the final outcome/consequence. Let's not get all <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym> in a serious thread like this any...

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by tim
Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 80
Replies: 212
Views: 29198

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 80

Visitors to Perth will now notice the A380 gate has the bridges installed. Once the new EK lounges are complete Marchish next year expect one of the 3-4 daily Perth flights to be 388.

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by tim
Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Expand A380 For Summer 2014
Replies: 47
Views: 23877

RE: Emirates Expand A380 For Summer 2014

Perth A380 gate now has the bridges installed and will be ready for use around March once the new <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> lounges are finished. <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> have been wanting to 380 one of the 3-4 daily flights to...

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by tim
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 80
Replies: 212
Views: 29198

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 80

Scoot Perth flight times and days

Perth – Singapore 1930, arriving 0040 Saturday
Singapore-Perth 1250, arriving 1820

They fly Mon/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun

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by tim
Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 80
Replies: 212
Views: 29198

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 80

Not sure if it has been mentioned in the past but Scoot are starting Perth services effective DEC12. Will be up for sale in the next few days.

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by tim
Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Launching Perth-Auckland
Replies: 26
Views: 8976

RE: Qantas Launching Perth-Auckland

Being a West Australian & working in mining oil & gas myself I work directly with a load of Kiwis who work a week on week off roster. Any more competition on the direct Perth - Auckland route is music to their ears. Trying to minimise their transit time they are notnterested in connecting fl...

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by tim
Sat May 25, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 73
Replies: 200
Views: 23602

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 73

VH-EBS was in Perth today.

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by tim
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did 10 Abreast 777 Become Standard?
Replies: 49
Views: 22564

RE: When Did 10 Abreast 777 Become Standard?

Living in Perth we have 777 options galore daily from Perth-Asia & the Middle East connecting to the USA/Europe. I go out of my way to fly Qatar on the way to Europe purely for the fact that they have 9 abreast 77L/Winstead of 10 like <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>...

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by tim
Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 67
Replies: 206
Views: 29937

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 67

As a perthian <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> will get the nod for me on flighs to Europe. 9 abreast in their 777's versus 10 for Ek certainly can make it a bit more comfortable in cattle. Amazing what a bit of marketing can do for <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acr...

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by tim
Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF A380 Rejected Takeoff LAX
Replies: 37
Views: 35832

RE: QF A380 Rejected Takeoff LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Fuling" class="quote" target="_blank">Fuling</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Couldn't agree mo...

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by tim
Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 66
Replies: 206
Views: 29534

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 66

Qatar daily 787 Perth-Doha is now bookable on the airlines website for services from Feb 1.

[Edited 2012-12-13 02:55:16]

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by tim
Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 65
Replies: 199
Views: 8723

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 65

Working in Mining/Oil & Gas myself it is no secret their is a large legion of Kiwi's that I work with in certain fields in particular who travel back to <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> every break on the <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> 777 service. <acronym title="Air...

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by tim
Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 65
Replies: 199
Views: 8723

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 65

The worst keep secret has been confirmed by a Emirates Country manager. Emirates are ready to start daily A380 services to Perth the second the currently under construction A380 gate is finished next year. Likely to replace only one of the 3 daily 777's at this stage providing a major capacity boost...

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by tim
Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only 747 Aus Domestic Service To End, Any More?
Replies: 18
Views: 10119

RE: Only 747 Aus Domestic Service To End, Any More?

No need to jump the gun. It returns in January. Demand for business travellers is down due to summer Christmas holiday season.

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by tim
Fri Oct 12, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VH-OEB/C/D - Delivery Configuration
Replies: 12
Views: 3348

RE: VH-OEB/C/D - Delivery Configuration

OEB is in better condition than C&D was. The <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym> powered machines are better for the Pacific runs than the <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym>'s so she fits in with <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>'s...

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by tim
Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF & EK Announcement - 10am Aest 6/9/12
Replies: 227
Views: 34154

RE: QF & EK Announcement - 10am Aest 6/9/12

In terms of the double daily <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> services industry rumour looks like...

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by tim
Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF32 By Richard De Crespigny - Any News
Replies: 13
Views: 4310

RE: QF32 By Richard De Crespigny - Any News

I bought this on ibooks and read cover to cover in a few days not a bad read at all.

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by tim
Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perth Getting Closer To A Regular A380 Service
Replies: 21
Views: 8682

RE: Perth Getting Closer To A Regular A380 Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cedarjet" class="quote" target="_blank">cedarjet</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>(Out of curiosity, do <acronym title="Emir...

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by tim
Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perth Getting Closer To A Regular A380 Service
Replies: 21
Views: 8682

RE: Perth Getting Closer To A Regular A380 Service

Perth-Singapore is a 5.5 hour flight although doesn't matter in the grand scheme of things its still a short flight. I would agree that EK would be most likely.

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by tim
Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perth Getting Closer To A Regular A380 Service
Replies: 21
Views: 8682

Perth Getting Closer To A Regular A380 Service

With <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> recently announcing they are going to 4 x daily 777 Perth - Singapore services and <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> soon to go 3 x daily 777 Perth-Dubai along with <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX<...

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by tim
Fri May 11, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ Upgrades AKL-PER To 772
Replies: 5
Views: 3551

RE: NZ Upgrades AKL-PER To 772

In actual fact AKL-PER is one of Air NZ's most profitable routes.

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by tim
Fri Aug 27, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CX171/170 HKG To PER And Return
Replies: 10
Views: 13554

RE: CX171/170 HKG To PER And Return

Hi Toby, Correct, obviously also with no curfew the airlines can choose anytime they like to coincide with connecting flights onto Europe etc. If it was on a curfew like most of the other big international terminals (Syd,Mel,Bne) all the traffic would be within a 12 hour period during the day instea...

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by tim
Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CX171/170 HKG To PER And Return
Replies: 10
Views: 13554

RE: CX171/170 HKG To PER And Return

Toby25 here is a live departures board for Perth will give you a idea of the Airlines and frequency of flights from the international terminal. Has been Australias highest growth airport for the last few years. In regional,domestic & international flights. <a href="http://www.perthairport.com/de...

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by tim
Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CX171/170 HKG To PER And Return
Replies: 10
Views: 13554

RE: CX171/170 HKG To PER And Return

Qf fly 3 times weekly PER-HKG-PER using 333's.

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by tim
Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Is Your Favourite City In The World?
Replies: 188
Views: 9140

RE: Which Is Your Favourite City In The World?

Perth, Australia. By the population increase % this place is experiencing it seems the world is catching on about this great place.

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by tim
Sun Dec 24, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Qantas 707 VH-XBA & Dublin Spotters.
Replies: 66
Views: 9042

RE: Qantas 707 VH-XBA & Dublin Spotters.

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by tim
Sun Dec 24, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away
Replies: 148
Views: 15702

RE: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away

Johan et al,

RIP to AirNikon.

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by tim
Sun Jun 18, 2006 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why El Al Can't Order The 787s Already?
Replies: 38
Views: 8163

RE: Why El Al Can't Order The 787s Already?

Good evening EL-EL et al,

Regarding EL AL I most certainly agree it would be good to see them buy the 787 et al.

Cheers

Tim

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by tim
Sun Jun 18, 2006 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Day 10 (Jun 18) - Predictions
Replies: 94
Views: 3257

FIFA World Cup Day 10 (Jun 18) - Predictions

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by tim
Sat Jun 11, 2005 8:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qantas Skybed: PER-SIN In Business Class
Replies: 27
Views: 21962

RE: Qantas Skybed: PER-SIN In Business Class

A nice report! Doing that flight very shortly and in J. I was wasting some f/flyer points before May 25!

Cheers

Tim

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by tim
Sat Feb 05, 2005 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Number 1 Qantas Fan In The World! The Winner Is...
Replies: 1
Views: 3193

Number 1 Qantas Fan In The World! The Winner Is...

The number 1 Qantas fan in the worlds living area: <a href="http://www.vpmag.com/yssy/viewtopic.php?t=10977" target=_blank>http://www.vpmag.com/yssy/viewtopic.php?t=10977</a> Picture here: <a href="http://www.rwy34.com/search/bigpic.php?id=4757" target=_blank> <a href="http://www.rwy34.com/search/bi...

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by tim
Sun Dec 29, 2002 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hotels At Heathrow Airport
Replies: 6
Views: 2086

RE: Hotels At Heathrow Airport

Go for the Ibis. Ask for a room with a airport view. It was a awesome experience.

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by tim
Mon Jun 10, 2002 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Mothman Prophecies
Replies: 6
Views: 907

RE: The Mothman Prophecies

I thought it was crappy. to slow and boring

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by tim
Fri Jun 07, 2002 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Been On A Cruise?
Replies: 28
Views: 2017

RE: Ever Been On A Cruise?

Yes I have been on the Superstar Gemini in 1998

Loved it

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by tim
Wed Apr 24, 2002 10:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Was Your First Pic On A.net?
Replies: 47
Views: 5931

RE: What Was Your First Pic On A.net?

This was my first and my also my only pic in the database! It has over 4500 hits since feb 2002! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/218711/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/218711/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG...

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by tim
Sun Mar 17, 2002 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Computer Speakers
Replies: 7
Views: 1508

RE: Computer Speakers

Try to get either Boston Acoustics or BOSE. They are easily the best in the business. Worth paying a little extra for.

Tim

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by tim
Tue Feb 05, 2002 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favourite Movie
Replies: 31
Views: 1605

RE: Favourite Movie

Rush hour 1 &2

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by tim
Mon Jan 14, 2002 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chevrolet Or Ford?
Replies: 52
Views: 2076

RE: Chevrolet Or Ford?

Ford!

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by tim
Sun Nov 25, 2001 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So How About The Most Beautiful Aussie State?
Replies: 9
Views: 3347

RE: So How About The Most Beautiful Aussie State?

I would say QLD or WA

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by tim
Fri Nov 23, 2001 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Kind Of Home Theater System Do You Have?
Replies: 8
Views: 2955

RE: What Kind Of Home Theater System Do You Have?

Sound is a mixture of BOSE, BOSTON ACOUSTICS & YAMAHA. Panasonic Widescreen TV.

DVD player is a Panasonic.

I cannot reccomend BOSE & Boston Acoustics more highly for sound! They sh$t on all the other sound brands!

Tim

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by tim
Thu Nov 22, 2001 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net Email
Replies: 7
Views: 1339

RE: Airliners.net Email

Yer I think the best way would be

[email protected]

There is no reason why that should be reserved for Admin's.

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by tim
Sun Nov 04, 2001 11:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: VH-OJC, VH-EBU And VH-NOA In PER Today
Replies: 2
Views: 2692

RE: VH-OJC, VH-EBU And VH-NOA In PER Today

Nice one mate!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
Look forward to hopefully seeing them on here!!

Cheers
Tim/Perth

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by tim
Sat Nov 03, 2001 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Spot Or Fly At Jandakot
Replies: 10
Views: 1378

RE: Anyone Spot Or Fly At Jandakot

Jandakot is actually Australias busiest airport!!

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by tim
Fri Nov 02, 2001 4:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Anyone At Jandakot
Replies: 1
Views: 2650

RE: Anyone At Jandakot

There is a few yes. But this is the wrong forum to find them in.

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