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by QF29
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019
Replies: 589
Views: 68847

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019

Official schedule changes have been released by EK for MEL:

EK 405:

Departing Melbourne at 02:25
Arriving Singapore at 08:15
Departing Singapore at 09:40
Arriving Dubai at 13:00

EK 404:

Departing Dubai at 21:15
Arriving Singapore at 08:50+1
Departing Singapore at 10:25
Arriving Melbourne at 19:35

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by QF29
Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019
Replies: 589
Views: 68847

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019

Latest Rumour is that EK’s MEL-SIN will leave around 2am local. Not unexpected when you look at how inefficient the current timing is considering a 777 is parked for close to 17 hours on the ground.

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by QF29
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 73186

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Noticed that there is a Qatari A380 parked in the QF hangers this morning in MEL. Anyone know what’s the go?

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by QF29
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 50173

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

QF157 didn't make it very far this evening!

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by QF29
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 73162

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

qantas747 wrote:
EK have announced changes to MEL and BNE
Cant remember the MEL flight change completely aside from that the SIN-MEL will now arrive MEL just after midnight instead of in the morning.
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EK404 will depart SIN at 2:00 pm and arrive into MEL at 11:50pm

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by QF29
Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 67395

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

EK looks to be changing their flight times out of Melbourne, I'd expect an announcement very soon.

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by QF29
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017
Replies: 379
Views: 41707

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2017

Qantas 789 VH-ZNB to be moved from flightline to Everett Delivery Center overnight https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DQkR1l-UEAAyu73.jpg https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/939301650186956800 Appears -ZNB will operate 2 domestic sectors QF0414 MEL-SYD and QF0427 SYD-MEL ahead of the MEL-LAX services com...

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by QF29
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 61705

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

QF28 is currently diverting to MEL

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by QF29
Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 58979

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... vdec-2017/


So the first 787 flight looks to be QF439 on the 6th November, correct?
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A330freak wrote:
Qantas has loaded domestic 787 flights (MEL-PER and MEL-SYD) to be operated from the 6th of November.
http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... vdec-2017/


So the first 787 flight looks to be QF439 on the 6th November, correct?

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by QF29
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 58979

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

Apparently there was a incident aboard EK406 when it arrived into MEL this morning http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/incidents/melbourne-airport-emirates-ek406-flight-on-local-standby/news-story/cfa01bd10bc8d2f6be47acc2077f8611 It was a Hydraulic leak. Although EK407 was cancelled out of...

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by QF29
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip report EK DXB-DEL 77W in Y
Replies: 19
Views: 9539

Re: Trip report EK DXB-DEL 77W in Y

That is one of the best Y meals I have ever seen in my life....seriously not joking. Amazing EK ! Haha, it was quite good for an Indian meal. Another favorite airline of mine that serves a good Indian option, is Singapore Airlines. Their curry is pretty good! Good trip report! Since when have EK st...

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by QF29
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 58979

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

Todays EK409 MEL-DXB has taken the scenic route, most likely ETOPS restrictions, flight pushing just over 15 hours https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DGxWuLvW0AE8Ghv.jpg https://twitter.com/flightradar24/status/895185796495527937 ETOPS has never been an issue for 409. It did leave 40 Minutes late due to M...

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by QF29
Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 58979

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

Was wondering if anyone could provide me with any insight here. I'm trying to book a QF rewards ticket ex MEL to Singapore. I've given two options, Direct on JQ7 or via Sydney on QF5 on the 15th of Sep. While mucking around I tried PER to SIN. Interestingly an option came up via MEL on the direct QF...

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by QF29
Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Problem with spam advert redirecting on mobile site
Replies: 163
Views: 22137

Re: Problem with spam advert redirecting on mobile site

You really need to turn off mobile advertising off while a solution is worked on. This website has been unusable on my iPhone for the past week.

Blocking the URL will not work as they change names constantly

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by QF29
Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 378
Views: 42451

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017

QF446 is currently returning back to MEL. Wouldn't it of been quicker to divert to Canberra given the proximity?


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by QF29
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 152559

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Unsurprisingly Emirates is now denying boarding to those traveling on a Qatari passport. I assume this would also start to affect all other airlines operating into the UAE.

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by QF29
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 152559

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

SCQ83 wrote:
Maldives has also broken relations with Qatar. QR flies to MLE. I wonder how big the Maldivian space is?

It looks like most Muslim countries will "need" to be aligned with KSA and the UAE.


Source???

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by QF29
Fri May 26, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repair or replace my P.T. Cruiser?
Replies: 33
Views: 3918

Re: Repairhi or replace my P.T. Cruiser?

Cons: Another PT Cruiser is on the roads blinding passer-by's

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by QF29
Fri May 05, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House Passes Health Care Law
Replies: 88
Views: 2895

Re: House Passes Health Care Law

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/05/04/politics/trump-us-australia-health-care/index.html I'm convinced that Trump actually wants universal health care. I think that's what he believed all along. Since his election, he more or less spewed stupid comments like "everyone will be covered" that the...

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by QF29
Fri May 05, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House Passes Health Care Law
Replies: 88
Views: 2895

Re: House Passes Health Care Law

It should be the goal of every 1st world country to be able to provide Universal Healthcare for all its citizens.

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by QF29
Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump, a petty man
Replies: 29
Views: 2172

Re: Trump, a petty man

Is there another election coming up? Why is he still going around the country holding rallies

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by QF29
Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 147
Replies: 294
Views: 33019

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 147

Does anyone know why today's EY463 MEL-AUH is currently going straight to Sydney after its departure from MEL? As per a few posts back, there is an aviation fuel shortage at Tullamarine today. Wonder how this will effect the late nights for QF EK EY , or will Melb have enough to get them away ? AN7...

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by QF29
Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Airport (MEL) running low fuel
Replies: 24
Views: 6063

Re: Melbourne Airport (MEL) running low fuel

EK407 will go via PER tonight on its way to DXB. Unkown if QF will do the same although I assume it would unless they've got a different agreement worked out. Regional flights to Asia seem to be unaffected at the moment

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by QF29
Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Trumps child rape case moves to trial...
Replies: 133
Views: 5409

Re: If Trumps child rape case moves to trial...

http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/201 ... id=rrpromo

Some polls even have him as low as 3% - http://election.princeton.edu/
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coolian2 wrote:
seahawk wrote:
coolian2 wrote:
About what?


Trump winning.

What's the odds on that?


13% - http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/201 ... id=rrpromo

Some polls even have him as low as 3% - http://election.princeton.edu/

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by QF29
Mon Oct 10, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3968

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

ABC, leftist? What with the likes of Chris Uhlmann, Gerard Henderson and the numerous right wing and ultra right wing mouth pieces on that channel. Some days you'd be forgiven for thinking it was a right wing channel... I think he is referring to the Australian ABC (State Broadcaster) I think cpd i...

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by QF29
Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3968

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

One of the two leftist commentators on our leftist news channel ABC called the debate a draw, the other gave it to Trump by a small margin. Good day, folks! ABC, leftist? What with the likes of Chris Uhlmann, Gerard Henderson and the numerous right wing and ultra right wing mouth pieces on that cha...

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by QF29
Mon Oct 10, 2016 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3968

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

Donald Trump ends first debate: "She's got no stamina!"
Donald Trump ends second debate: "She never quits!"

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by QF29
Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for big iPhone changes? Wait till next year
Replies: 10
Views: 992

Re: Looking for big iPhone changes? Wait till next year

If your waiting for a big change, don't wait for a new iPhone :D

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by QF29
Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2016: Italian GP
Replies: 15
Views: 1232

Re: F1 2016: Italian GP

Riccardo has been 2nd for the past 2 races, time for a win!!

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by QF29
Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 143
Replies: 206
Views: 27732

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 143

QR have announced a downgrade in services from ADL. From the 30th of October through to 26th March DOH-ADL will be reduced to 5x Weekly Services.

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by QF29
Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My Own "Moving Map" Independent From The Avod
Replies: 19
Views: 6505

Re: My Own

I use my phone if there is no moving map on the AVOD. What I don't get is how some people stare at the moving map for hours on end! I'd be bored out of my mind!!

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by QF29
Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB
Replies: 735
Views: 173637

Re: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) currently on fire at DXB

Gear collapsed on landing. DXB is currently closed

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by QF29
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 143
Replies: 206
Views: 27732

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 143

LATAM/Qantas Group expands codeshare routes LATAM Airlines Chile operated by Jetstar Auckland – Brisbane Auckland – Gold Coast Auckland – Melbourne Auckland – Perth Sydney – Gold Coast Sydney – Perth LATAM Airlines Chile operated by QANTAS Sydney – Adelaide Sydney – Brisbane http://www.routesonline...

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by QF29
Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hidden City Ticketing on Int'l Flights
Replies: 31
Views: 5004

Re: Hidden City Ticketing on Int'l Flights

With the QF JFK flights if you have arrived in the US with QF you are permitted a stopover. For instance Last year I went MEL-LAX stayed for 4 nights and then caught the QF flight to JFK. On the way back I went JFK-LAX with QF before countinuing on to SEA with AS.

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by QF29
Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Takes On Gold Star Family
Replies: 123
Views: 4510

Re: Trump Takes On Gold Star Family

If elected trump will be the worst President ever. The guy acts like an absolute douche. He's not doing it for the country but rather himself. He has no interest in helping anyone. Honestly, I would not be surprised one bit if he was assassinated within the first 100 days of taking office. Trump isn...

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by QF29
Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus retires the very first A320
Replies: 25
Views: 10433

Re: Airbus retires the very first A320

Are there any major differences between an A320 from the late 80's to one that's just rolled off the production line except for the new raked winglets?

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by QF29
Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia Posts $224.7 Million Loss
Replies: 24
Views: 4608

Re: Virgin Australia Posts $224.7 Million Loss

VA are just too over the place.They have no consistency in hard and soft product. Most of the time their fares are higher than QF's which just doesn't make sense since their base fare does not include checked Luggage, in addition to the BoB drinks unless you're lying during "happy hour". ...

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by QF29
Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia Posts $224.7 Million Loss
Replies: 24
Views: 4608

Re: Virgin Australia Posts $224.7 Million Loss

VA are just too over the place.They have no consistency in hard and soft product. Most of the time their fares are higher than QF's which just doesn't make sense since their base fare does not include checked Luggage, in addition to the BoB drinks unless you're buying during "happy hour". ...

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by QF29
Fri Jul 22, 2016 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chaos erupts on GOP convention floor...
Replies: 28
Views: 1554

Re: Chaos erupts on GOP convention floor...

I've seen people do some really dumb things politically, but this was epic. Is it really so "epic" (easily the most trite and over-applied word of the '10s) that a man whose wife was insulted and used for a cheap political stunt, refused to side by the person responsible for such? Well hi...

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by QF29
Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chaos erupts on GOP convention floor...
Replies: 28
Views: 1554

Re: Chaos erupts on GOP convention floor...

And the most unfortunate picture of the night goes to:

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by QF29
Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 143
Replies: 206
Views: 27732

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 143

IndianicWorld wrote:
QF29 wrote:
With Joe Biden in MEL I was wondering whether he landed at Tulla or Essendon?

2 X C-17 and 2 X C-32 (757).


Bloody hell! Any pics? Are they parked down near the QF hangers or at the cargo ramp?

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by QF29
Sun Jul 17, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 143
Replies: 206
Views: 27732

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 143

With Joe Biden in MEL I was wondering whether he landed at Tulla or Essendon?

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by QF29
Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Election Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 823

Australian Election Thread

Don't forget about Australia!!

Tomorrow is the 2nd of July, Election day!

Libs to stay in or will Labour embarrass Turnbull after less than a year in charge?

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by QF29
Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 142
Replies: 206
Views: 32683

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 142

Qatar is set to announce a second flight into MEL. This will be a continuation from the ADL service. Route looks to be as following DOH-ADL-MEL-DOH

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by QF29
Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Site.
Replies: 453
Views: 33796

Re: New Site.

Love it! Especially on mobile, so easy to read and use

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by QF29
Sun Jun 12, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A.net 2.0?
Replies: 50
Views: 3539

RE: A.net 2.0?

Here it is if anyone doesn't receive for some reason: <center><table align="center" border="0" width="2" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=181686&filename=1465743161h61V92.jpg" target="_blank"><img border=0 src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/181686/middle/146574...

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by QF29
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A.net 2.0?
Replies: 50
Views: 3539

RE: A.net 2.0?

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by QF29
Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 142
Replies: 206
Views: 32683

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 142

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