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by waoz1
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 45462

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Footy finals madness time of year again. Melbourne is playing West Coast in Perth on the weekend (Peliminary Final). Some Melbourne supporters are flying to Perth via Singapore. At $1000, it's cheaper than the cheapest MEL-PER fare going for the weekend, $1200.... Some folk have paid up to $1500 fo...

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by waoz1
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 45462

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Footy finals madness time of year again. Melbourne is playing West Coast in Perth on the weekend (Peliminary Final). Some Melbourne supporters are flying to Perth via Singapore. At $1000, it's cheaper than the cheapest MEL-PER fare going for the weekend, $1200.... Some folk have paid up to $1500 fo...

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by waoz1
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 45462

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

You would be suprised how many people in Perth actually read the west. They gotta boost readership. Do you mean how few people in Perth actually read the West? Yeah less. Recently politican said they need to look at social media and other forms as people arent reading print as much. Created WWIII T...

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by waoz1
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 45462

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Did I miss an announcement that Qantas will launch PER-LAX, or is this just normal, lousy reporting from The West Australian and Geoffrey Thomas? https://thewest.com.au/news/aviation/pictured-boeing-777x-which-will-fly-non-stop-from-perth-to-los-angeles-ng-b88961669z You would be suprised how many ...

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by waoz1
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 45462

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Mixed on this one. I think the area could sustain a Jetstar flight once a week from Sydney and Melbourne BUT I sort of like that it’s hard to get to. Last thing I want is the region over run with tourists :-) I've heard that the drive down there from PER actually is an attraction in and of itself, ...

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by waoz1
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 45462

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Speaking of TG what happened Thai Air Asia could they strike with reduced capacity?

Could also be the case there is connecting traffic just not that high for Brissy?

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by waoz1
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 45462

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

BITRE for June has been released https://bitre.gov.au/publications/ongoing/files/International_airline_activity_1806.pdf Some highlights Traffic on PER-DOH increased 41.4% compared to June 2017 VA HKG service saw a improvement in LF, outboound at 83.9%, inbound 58.3% compared to QF 84.5% outbound a...

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by waoz1
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 45462

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

http://www.graysonline.com/sale/5035520 ... -aircrafts


Postage and shipping could be a killer :)
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melpax wrote:
Anyone want to buy a couple of ex--Jetgo ERJs?

http://www.graysonline.com/sale/5035520 ... -aircrafts


Postage and shipping could be a killer :)

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by waoz1
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 55678

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

https://thewest.com.au/travel/disruptiv ... b88942163z
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GA flight from Bali to Perth was diverted to Port Hedland last night.

Disruptive passengers the cause.

https://thewest.com.au/travel/disruptiv ... b88942163z

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by waoz1
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas PER-LHR reporting extremely high load factors, now QF’s most profitable route
Replies: 145
Views: 27189

Re: Qantas PER-LHR reporting extremely high load factors, now QF’s most profitable route

TWA772LR wrote:
Do you think we'd see QF cancel PER-LHR when they get aircraft that are capable enough to do SYD/MEL/BNE-LHR? Or is the LHR-PER local market large enough to merit its own nonstop at least not on a daily basis?


Not at the moment seeing most of the passengers are ex-Perth

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by waoz1
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian will stop PEK service starting 11OCT
Replies: 59
Views: 6644

Re: Hawaiian will stop PEK service starting 11OCT

Couldn't see Perth being economical with their Airbus A330-200s. Maybe once when they get their Boeing 787-9 aircraft deliveries. As for Hong Kong, that has been speculated a lot on here, as well as Taipei... I think your right also Perth has no US services could be a smart move for HA. They have m...

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by waoz1
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian will stop PEK service starting 11OCT
Replies: 59
Views: 6644

Re: Hawaiian will stop PEK service starting 11OCT

Could HA maybe try Perth next, or Hong Kong? Couldn't see Perth being economical with their Airbus A330-200s. Maybe once when they get their Boeing 787-9 aircraft deliveries. As for Hong Kong, that has been speculated a lot on here, as well as Taipei... I think your right also Perth has no US servi...

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by waoz1
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 55678

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Some hills residents are voicing concerns over the future parallel runway at PER. Darlington has been mentioned as one suburb however this suburb would not end up in the direct path of airways coming into PER https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/travel/hills-residents-fear-plane-noise-from-perth-airpor...

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by waoz1
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 55678

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Why do the ME3 have mixed results when it comes to PER? Some make it work, some don't. Always a curious case for me. It'd be very much appreciated if anyone can shed light on this. I only fly to JNB from from SYD through PER, so I don't have much PER knowledge. Please note that this is not a why do...

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by waoz1
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 55678

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Question on QR
The A388 service was on trail out of Perth which would end in April, however July bookings for next year have A388 loaded.
So guessing the service is set to stay?

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by waoz1
Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 59080

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

https://bitre.gov.au/publications/ongoing/files/International_airline_activity_1805.pdf Data for (MEL)-PER-LHR in May: Pax: 13,397 Seats: 14,632 Load factor Total: 92% Load factor Outbound: 94% Load factor Inbound: 89% Pax originating from MEL: 26% Pax originating from PER: 74% Historic load factor...

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by waoz1
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Norwegian fly to Australia?
Replies: 33
Views: 5476

Re: Norwegian to Australia

First of all forget Perth, it’s a very small city with already great connectivity to the rest of the world. Qantas can do Perth London as the flight originates in Melbourne and also gets seamless feed from Adelaide and maybe even a bit from Brisbane. Yields to and from the rest of Australia are als...

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by waoz1
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 59080

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Does anyone have any thoughts on when will QF start finding successors for 717? Some of them are almost reaching 20yrs mark and I wonder how long does QF plan on keeping them. No doubt 717 is great for QF and they probably want to keep it as long as possible but I assume new generation planes would...

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by waoz1
Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Virgin Australia expand its network?
Replies: 26
Views: 3593

Re: When will Virgin Australia expand its network?

Very funny post
Virgin expand its network lol
Cant even work out where they want to fly to

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by waoz1
Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 55367

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Something I came across in the Hawaiian A338 vs 787 thread The A330-800 touts a 7,500 nautical mile range, meaning Hawaiian could connect Honolulu to points as far as India, western Australia, London or even Moscow. The airline wants to court leisure travelers from the other side of the world to Ha...

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by waoz1
Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 55367

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Perth Airport announces $2.5 Billion expansion Includes Consolidated terminals 3rd Runway International Expansion At current rates the terminals will not meet demand First part of the expansion is an extension to the international with 70,000 sqm addition and an additional 9 Gates http://www.perthno...

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by waoz1
Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 55367

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Well reading a couple of things re Ethiopian Apparently they are looking at 2020 for Perth (shock horror), however waiting on more A350s, getting code share agreement with Virgin so they can ferry passengers east. Also WA Premier is in China and Japan this month expect something about Perth-Shanghai...

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by waoz1
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 55367

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

I have no idea why ET or KQ would fly direct to MEL when PER would allow for convenient connections to every single major city in the country. ADD/NBO-PER arriving in the early morning, team up with QF or VA and offer ~2 hour connections to ADL, DRW, MEL, SYD and BNE. Yes, the African diaspora is b...

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by waoz1
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 55367

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

Has there been any movement on the T3 upgrade at Perth Airport. Not seen any plans or updates.
Just wondered how they were going seeing we are only 6months away from Perth-London flights.

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by waoz1
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 55367

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

https://au.news.yahoo.com/wa/a/37307460 ... s-islands/
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A few unhappy parents

Students stuck on Cocos Island (tho not a bad spot to be stuck). After Virgin Australia has cancelled 4 flights the last few days claiming bad weather and lack of crew.

https://au.news.yahoo.com/wa/a/37307460 ... s-islands/

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by waoz1
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

Qatar flight from Adeliade diverted to Perth
Not sure why only reason i know is it flew over the top of me about 5pm Perth time.

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by waoz1
Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

When ever I have flown VA/QF I've found the food pretty good but always feel VA is presented a bit better. Only time I find its poor is regional WA flights easier to take your own that starve or eat something your not sure what it is.

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by waoz1
Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

WA government is on a charm offensive to get new flights into the West. Talks next month with JAL and ANA to get direct services and talks with Garuda to try and get daily Perth-Jakarta flights. https://thewest.com.au/news/wa/wa-government-bids-to-get-more-direct-flights-from-asian-destinations-to-p...

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by waoz1
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

Given the number of Indonesians working and living in Australia, and the close proximity allowing flights with 737 it seems odd to me that there aren't alternative points other than CGK and DPS. After all, it is a long archipelago. Do you think we might see flights from alternative points in the fu...

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by waoz1
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western ... 70f5aa9a1d
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Etihad flight of returns to Perth after an hour into flight around Geraldton due to turbulence
EY487 787-9
Dumped fuel landed safely with no injuries

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western ... 70f5aa9a1d

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by waoz1
Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Seychelles to drop DUS, lower CDG frequencies.
Replies: 5
Views: 1751

Re: Air Seychelles to drop DUS, lower CDG frequencies.

Should try Aussie market
Twice a week Perth flight might surprise them

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by waoz1
Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Lion Air to add A333's to its fleet by end of the year
Replies: 18
Views: 5970

Re: Thai Lion Air to add A333's to its fleet by end of the year

Been discussed in Australian thread about visiting Perth Airport
Possible a330 destination?

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by waoz1
Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

kriskim wrote:
Malindo's A330's have been reallocated to Thai Lion Air so it does sounds promising that it is them


I just saw an article from last year that they were looking at Bangkok-Bali-Perth but with the A330 would take the Bali sector out.

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by waoz1
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

RyanairGuru wrote:
qf789 wrote:
waoz1 wrote:
[*]

Haha thanks ... which one!


I mentioned SL which is Thai LionAir or whatever they call themselves these days


PER-BKK is 3,296 miles. That is really, really stretching the range of a 737.

My money is still on Thai AirAsia X.


Maybe its via Phuket?

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by waoz1
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

[*]

eta unknown wrote:
Apologies I missed one of the guesses above... Train is at the station!


Haha thanks ... which one!

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by waoz1
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

https://www.phuketgazette.net/news/pert ... ht-aborted
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Thai airways flight from Perth delayed the other day
Jetbridge hit engine cowling.

https://www.phuketgazette.net/news/pert ... ht-aborted

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by waoz1
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

I have heard on the grapevine that an airline (from Asia) that currently does not fly to PER yet has been in town evaluating the airport over the past week or so I know who it is- a little out of left field and not that exciting, but I guess it's an extra notch in the PER belt. The monopoly carrier...

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by waoz1
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

New WA government announces annual $85 million tourism spend They are close to sealing deal with Silk Air for a Broome - Singapore flights (which is great for the town). In addition they are looking at getting new airlines from southern and eastern china as well as japan with discussions already bee...

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by waoz1
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

qf789 wrote:
I have heard on the grapevine that an airline (from Asia) that currently does not fly to PER yet has been in town evaluating the airport over the past week or so


So not China Eastern looking at Shanghai then?

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by waoz1
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

https://thewest.com.au/travel/air-aviat ... b88586128z
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Qantas to commence discounted airfares from Regional WA towns to Perth somewhere between 10-30%


https://thewest.com.au/travel/air-aviat ... b88586128z

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by waoz1
Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

The A330 freed up from changes to SIN will be deployed on a new Asian destination It will also free up an Airbus A330 aircraft to fly to a new Asian destination. http://www.airlineratings.com/news/qantas-london-flights-return-singapore-new-emirates-deal/ QF resuming ADL-SIN has apparently been rule...

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by waoz1
Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017
Replies: 395
Views: 38406

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2017

http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/air-n ... y8ei4.html
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Air NZ flight from Perth to Auckland diverted to Adelaide.... "passenger incident"

http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/air-n ... y8ei4.html

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by waoz1
Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 54900

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

Maybe it's time for QF to launch PER-JNB http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1372315&p=19775931#p19775931 Couldn't rely on VA to do it But QF or NZ should give it a go, doesn't NZ get a lot of passengers transit through on to SAA flights? Tho with flights moving over from int...

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by waoz1
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 316
Views: 40803

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

Fun how people lost their minds over Perth-London flights over the flight time.
Now all of a sudden Sydney-London.... quiet :)

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by waoz1
Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 54900

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

This application by Norwegian just going through it.... It has in the application Link Singapore to Argentina? Perth 43) BUENOS AIRES – PERTH (AUSTRALIA) y v.v.: DOS (2) frecuencias semanales; but also has 31) BUENOS AIRES (EZEIZA) – USHUAIA – PERTH (MANCOMUNIDAD DE AUSTRALIA) – SINGAPUR (REPÚBLICA ...

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by waoz1
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 54900

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

Wasnt there also talk of ANA looking at Perth-Tokyo?
Jal were looking too but said either Perth or Melbourne so now they picked Melbourne not sure they would add Perth

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by waoz1
Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 54900

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

Hey guys, re: Norwegian seeking (Argentinian) rights for Buenos Aires-Sydney and Buenos Aires-Perth ... The former sounds possible, the latter sounds improbable. I always thought that we would eventually see Norwegian reach Australia somehow, but never thought it would be from Argentina! I know tha...

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by waoz1
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 54900

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... e-changes/


Ouch sure are trying to hand that route to Air Asia X and Malindo.
Closing their tourism office in Perth as well.
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qf789 wrote:
MH to operate 737-800 for all of NW17/18 to PER

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... e-changes/


Ouch sure are trying to hand that route to Air Asia X and Malindo.
Closing their tourism office in Perth as well.

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by waoz1
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 37607

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Is there anything on the radar for direct Perth flights?

Huge philliphino population here the one via darwin was wrong aircraft and timings thats why it failed.

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by waoz1
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017
Replies: 550
Views: 54900

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2017

Does anyone know if the new Melbourne-Perth-London bookings are going?
Are qantas happy so far?

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