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by waoz1
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 32442

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Dan23 wrote:
Yes QR900 held for around an hour to the west of Perth then diverted to Adelaide.

QZ470 also went to KGI.


QR approaching Adelaide and QZ taxiing for departure from KGI

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by waoz1
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 32442

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

QR900 heading towards Adelaide or Melbourne

Is this a diversion due to weather? Bucketing down in Perth tonight

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by waoz1
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 32442

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -oct-2019/

Seems to be new service and not a replacement for Garuda’s usual service as per previous comment.
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https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -oct-2019/

Seems to be new service and not a replacement for Garuda’s usual service as per previous comment.

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by waoz1
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 32442

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Does that make PER-DPS the single international market with the most number of airlines on it, or would that be SYD-AKL or SYD-LAX or another I can't think of right now? I believe Garuda’s pulling out of PER-DPS with this replacing it. I highly doubt that - I just booked flights to DPS on GA for ne...

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by waoz1
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 32442

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Last week Perth Airport released its Preliminary Draft Master plan 2020, refer to the following for more information https://www.perthairport.com.au/Home/corporate/planning-and-projects/master-plan/master-plan-downloads It is now open for public comments which will close on the 18th of October Pert...

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by waoz1
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61368

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

https://www.perthnow.com.au/travel/air- ... 881242157z
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VA cancels all flights to GET

Few weeks later... QF increases flights to GET


https://www.perthnow.com.au/travel/air- ... 881242157z

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by waoz1
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61368

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

For those interested, BITRE International Airline Activity - March 2019 report is out. https://www.bitre.gov.au/publications/ongoing/files/International_airline_activity_1903.pdf With the NT government nearly broke wonder how much longer they can afford to prop up a China service with only about 30...

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by waoz1
Thu May 16, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 60138

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

This was to be expected, loads have been poor, aircraft could be used elsewhere for better returns. I would think this may give REX the opportunity to start PER-GET QF are generally stronger on the route. Im not sure i can see REX competing with QF on this route, perhaps if they can offer a lunchti...

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by waoz1
Wed May 01, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 60138

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Pcoder wrote:
I think sky has got it dates mixed up, unless Airbus suddenly found some spare slots for Qantas this year.

Maybe they found one under a rock ? :)

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by waoz1
Wed May 01, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 60138

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

https://www.skynews.com.au/details/_6031609306001?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIkuq70on54QIVzQorCh37FgZzEAAYASAAEgLPxfD_BwE Thoughts? April fools was last month surely Have you spent the last few years living under a rock? No i havent but surely thats a lot of aircraft for both Melbourne and sydney for NYC and...

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by waoz1
Wed May 01, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 60138

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

https://www.skynews.com.au/details/_603 ... gLPxfD_BwE


Thoughts?
April fools was last month surely
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https://www.skynews.com.au/details/_603 ... gLPxfD_BwE


Thoughts?
April fools was last month surely

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by waoz1
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor/unofficial: Norwegian Argentina to start EZE-PER-SIN
Replies: 48
Views: 8059

Re: Rumor/unofficial: Norwegian Argentina to start EZE-PER-SIN

Sydney might work but Perth is basically two streets and a few suburbs, there’s less than 2.5 million people in the entire state which is about the same size as the EU. This is just alphabety spaghetti route planning, may as well try New Orleans to Mogadishu via Minsk because the codes look pretty ...

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by waoz1
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67385

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

AirbusA322 wrote:
Jetstar launching MEL-LAE (Tasmania) 24/6 3 Weekly.



April fools!!!
They got ya :)

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by waoz1
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 599
Views: 75917

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

https://thewest.com.au/travel/air-aviat ... 881135163z
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Air Asia commencing PER-LOP

Starting 9th of June - 4 weekly

https://thewest.com.au/travel/air-aviat ... 881135163z

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by waoz1
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could TK make a direct IST - PER flight work?
Replies: 15
Views: 3225

Re: Could TK make a direct IST - PER flight work?

But isn't there enough demand for PER-Europe? Turkish Airlines could carry those passengers. I thought the same thing but EK and QR have a huge lead there. EK have dropped from 3 flights per day a few years ago to 1 as of march. EY have pulled out and QR seem to have picked up that slack. The Perth...

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by waoz1
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

https://thewest.com.au/news/aviation/pe ... 881106563z
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Perth airport has got back the lease of Qantas Terminal 4

Be interesting what happens next.

https://thewest.com.au/news/aviation/pe ... 881106563z

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by waoz1
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Interesting article came up about Lufthansa chasing passenger for damages. Quote "Lufthansa has taken a passenger, who didn't show up for the last leg of his ticketed journey, to court in an apparent bid to clamp down on "hidden city" ticketing." https://travel.nine.com.au/2019/0...

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by waoz1
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Not sure how to link it But for all those who like a bit of history PAPL have put up photos of 747s that have visited Perth over the decades on their Facebook page. There's a few good oldies..interesting seeing AirNz and Air India parked up next to each other, tho not sure why BA had those shocking...

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by waoz1
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Not sure how to link it But for all those who like a bit of history PAPL have put up photos of 747s that have visited Perth over the decades on their Facebook page. There's a few good oldies..interesting seeing AirNz and Air India parked up next to each other, tho not sure why BA had those shocking ...

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by waoz1
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

I can’t remember the last time I’ve had a bad experience with VA. I’ve never been on a flight where the check in staff, lounge staff or flight crews have been nothing but pleasant, friendly and professional. All about personal experiences of course. Must admit I have grown not to trust VA when orga...

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by waoz1
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Anyone know what lounge NH will use in Perth?
NZ ?

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by waoz1
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

NH seats for PER-NRT go on sale today. Not sure what their source is, but apparently more pax flying PER-Tokyo than PER-BNE each week. https://thewest.com.au/news/aviation/perth-to-tokyo-flights-with-all-nippon-airways-now-on-sale-ng-b881096216z They have updated their site with Perth info showing ...

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by waoz1
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

https://www.airlineratings.com/news/qan ... perjumbos/
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Report QF cancels remaining A388 orders

https://www.airlineratings.com/news/qan ... perjumbos/

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by waoz1
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

https://amp.couriermail.com.au/business/bangkok-to-brisbane-flights-announced-by-air-asia-x/news-story/4fc5d7128cd151705203eef2dc3d52cc Thai AirAsia X has announced their first Australia service. DMK-BNE will be started form June this year operating 4x weekly. This is BNE’s first foreign LCC! With ...

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by waoz1
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/wa/hel ... 881097261z
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Report of a Helicopter Crash in the south west

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/wa/hel ... 881097261z

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by waoz1
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

The large Miners such as BHP & Rio Tinto have their HQ's in Melbourne, this would drive some demand for the seats up the front for their execs visiting their African operations. Being personally involved in the mining industry for sometime. Many of those sent are usually Perth based. As they ha...

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by waoz1
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

The large Miners such as BHP & Rio Tinto have their HQ's in Melbourne, this would drive some demand for the seats up the front for their execs visiting their African operations. Being personally involved in the mining industry for sometime. Many of those sent are usually Perth based. As they ha...

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by waoz1
Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Compared to November 2017 VA was the only one to see a huge drop in load factor as well. VA was 67% in Nov 2018 compared to 81% in Nov 2017. NZ was slightly lower by maybe a point or two. JQ was almost identical. QF improved by maybe a point or two. VA’s additional capacity is definitely not being ...

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by waoz1
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

With the recent political chaos in South Africa and the collapse of SAA, is it possible that Ethiopian will start service to Australia in order to capture Aus-Zimbabwe traffic? I could see ET making a killing on PER-ADD-HRE, considering: -The large Zim diaspora in WA -The close rugby and cricket ti...

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by waoz1
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

With the recent political chaos in South Africa and the collapse of SAA, is it possible that Ethiopian will start service to Australia in order to capture Aus-Zimbabwe traffic? I could see ET making a killing on PER-ADD-HRE, considering: -The large Zim diaspora in WA -The close rugby and cricket ti...

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by waoz1
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 138794

Re: Emirates is exploring switching the Airbus A380 to A350

Makes sense if they are going to expand, not all cities can handle a daily 773 or A388. Also might give some cities more frequenies.

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by waoz1
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

I am wondering, if AA will add additional Australian routes with the JV signed with QF. Yes the will, as pointed below and as raised in last month's thread they are looking at some seasonal flying https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dwqu7n0XcAA5S1O.jpg https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1083871007335768064...

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by waoz1
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Air Zim PER-HRE... Never happened... Always a QF code share with QF metal. There was a very short lived Seychelles 707 experiment PER-SEZ that tanked rather quickly. I definately saw Air Zim in Perth on more than one occasion and I lived on the flight path in the 80s its an aircraft livery you reme...

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by waoz1
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Hopefully ET confirms MEL soon - they seem very keen, MEL is long overdue for a Africa service. I don't, however see it affecting PER if ET was to launch MEL, I heard that ET is exploring a stop-over destination such as BKK. Any traffic that ET carries exMEL would most likely be transfer pax to Nth...

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by waoz1
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 559
Views: 70672

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

A man has been shot by police at BNE tonight, due to making bomb threats. Planes and trains stopped at the moment https://www.news.com.au/national/queensland/brisbane-airport-in-lockdown-as-emergency-situation-declared/news-story/163abf2c3545b0c1f70ba0204f1d1485?fbclid=IwAR2mjf6pQAu_Mzd3DLmsCgrY1nY...

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by waoz1
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Due to ZNG being out of action on Thursday 31/1 QF9 MEL-PER will be subbed by 738, QF10 PER-MEL has been cancelled, ZNB will terminate in PER (LHR-PER) to operate PER-LHR Ive seen the post a few times what they sub a 738 on the per-mel leg Does that mean they just arent getting the numbers out of m...

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by waoz1
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

https://www.watoday.com.au/national/wes ... 50u1h.html
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Doing the rounds again

Perth-Lombok however looks like Air Asia has committed to basing two A320s in Lombok.

https://www.watoday.com.au/national/wes ... 50u1h.html

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by waoz1
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

https://blueswandaily.com/qantas-ceo-ai ... -in-perth/
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Air north to recommence

Kununurra-Perth
And Perth-Darwin
From may 3 to oct 26
https://blueswandaily.com/qantas-ceo-ai ... -in-perth/

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by waoz1
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Ghost plane' at Madrid airport stumps aviation officials
Replies: 10
Views: 4476

Re: 'Ghost plane' at Madrid airport stumps aviation officials

Reminds me about the case of the 3 abandoned 747s parked at Kuala Lumpur International airport which received international attention back in 2015 Last time I flew out of KUL, the planes weren't there so I guess they were scrapped. https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2015/12/08/wanted-plane-klia...

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by waoz1
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Construction of the domestic pier at PER took a little over 3 years to complete (Sep 2012 - Nov 2015). This obviously doesn't include the approvals/ planning lead time. I would expect the international terminal redevelopment to be considerably more complex and time consuming. Correct me if I'm wron...

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by waoz1
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

https://www.airlineratings.com/news/vir ... codeshare/
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VA opposing CX/QF codeshare... looks interesting if true.

https://www.airlineratings.com/news/vir ... codeshare/

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by waoz1
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/qantas-chief-to-meet-with-perth-airport-amid-bitter-fee-feud-20190122-p50szk.html Some fairly balanced public comments by Joyce Mr Joyce said they would move from the old domestic airport by 2025 but that was subject to "the right commercial deal"...

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by waoz1
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

https://www.6pr.com.au/podcast/were-add ... lan-joyce/
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Today AJ was on Perth drive program

Covers a bit of the dispute with PAPL.
Also touches on expansion of Perth and regional WA flights, as well as Perth-east services.

Copy of podcast
https://www.6pr.com.au/podcast/were-add ... lan-joyce/

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by waoz1
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

https://thewest.com.au/news/regional/si ... 881076645z
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Good news for Broome

Silk air to fly some more flights from Broome to Singapore in June 2019
https://thewest.com.au/news/regional/si ... 881076645z

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by waoz1
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-direct- ... ource=hero
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Qantas to start x4 weekly
Sydney-Nadi flights

https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-direct- ... ource=hero

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by waoz1
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Could.ypu be better served however if the airport could let you or other users fly direct to say CDG and FRA? So your experience is not as good as it could be? Well this is the thing, if we are talking QF not like they have really looked after Perth intentionally over the years. For a while there w...

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by waoz1
Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75216

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

To be honest being a local using the airport and not working for an airline or airport. I find Perth airport as a passenger a good experience and thats what should count. Could.ypu be better served however if the airport could let you or other users fly direct to say CDG and FRA? So your experience...

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