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by vhebb
Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 117
Replies: 200
Views: 25761

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 117

MEL gets QF B744s 3x every week on the new QF95/96 service.

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by vhebb
Sun Feb 15, 2015 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 115
Replies: 218
Views: 26003

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 115

Qantas Improves Domestic Economy Meal Times And Headsets:

http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-expan...y-meal-times-launches-new-headsets

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by vhebb
Sun Feb 15, 2015 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 115
Replies: 218
Views: 26003

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 115

Looks like all JQ A330s will be replaced by B787s by November 2015:

http://airlineroute.net/2015/02/15/jq-787-w15update1/

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by vhebb
Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 114
Replies: 200
Views: 20520

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 114

The Y seats on the A333s are the next model up from the ones on <acronym title="Marina di Campo (- Elba) (EBA / LIRJ), Italy">EBA</acronym>/B/C/D hence the swap over. The A333 Y seats are being removed and will be refurbished with new cushions and covers and put on the older ex <acronym title="Jetst...

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by vhebb
Mon Jan 19, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Qantas Back To SFO. Will Re-activate 2 B744
Replies: 139
Views: 30827

RE: Rumor: Qantas Back To SFO. Will Re-activate 2 B744

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>You tease us again JQFlightie!! Like <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SI...

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by vhebb
Sun Jan 18, 2015 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Qantas Back To SFO. Will Re-activate 2 B744
Replies: 139
Views: 30827

RE: Rumor: Qantas Back To SFO. Will Re-activate 2 B744

Regardless of <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> resumption <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> have a big fleet issue - that being they don't have a big enough fleet. The year <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> will...

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by vhebb
Wed Jan 07, 2015 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 113
Replies: 205
Views: 24063

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 113

New <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> Lounges For <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym> and <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>: <a href="http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-eyes-brisbane-au...

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by vhebb
Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 112
Replies: 202
Views: 28461

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 112

I would have thought both <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>-<acronym title="Darwin - International (DRW / YPDN), Australia - Northern Territory">DRW</acronym> and <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), A...

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by vhebb
Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT
Replies: 81
Views: 9575

RE: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT

I'm hoping the hold up on the second <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> announcement is because <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> are planning a big announcement of the return of international services to <acronym title="Perth (...

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by vhebb
Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 111
Replies: 204
Views: 17773

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 111

Problem is QF still have good B787 slots reserved, if they end up going A350 they will be at the back of the line when it comes to deliveries

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by vhebb
Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT
Replies: 81
Views: 9575

RE: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT

TempestDriver,

Qantas currently do not fly PER-SIN-PER.

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by vhebb
Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT
Replies: 81
Views: 9575

RE: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT

Has anyone checked if the 3 days yet to be announced for <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> are the 3 days that <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> don't have a <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Vi...

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by vhebb
Tue Dec 09, 2014 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT
Replies: 81
Views: 9575

RE: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT

Biggest issue going forward is QF are fast running out of aircraft with 2 A330s, 1x B73H, and a few dash 8s being removed from service over the next 18 months.

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by vhebb
Tue Dec 09, 2014 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 111
Replies: 204
Views: 17773

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 111

Still talk of QFs international expansion out of <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> so what's the chances of <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / ...

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by vhebb
Tue Dec 09, 2014 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT
Replies: 81
Views: 9575

RE: Qantas Starts SYD-HND, Adds BNE-NRT

My guess it will be 3x weekly <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>-<acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>, announced along...

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by vhebb
Sun Nov 30, 2014 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 110
Replies: 204
Views: 28608

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 110

Thats correct about the Y class A330 IFE. The current domestic A330s that have PTVs will keep them, the ones without IFE will get Q-Streaming as well as the main screen. The international A330s will get brand new PTVs (larger ones) as well as Q-Streaming. Biz class on all A330s will have IFE fitted ...

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by vhebb
Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 110
Replies: 204
Views: 28608

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 110

QF replace all the <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> seat covers, carpets, and curtains with the current <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> ones. When all the A330s go through the new biz class refits the international A330 fleet will get brand new Y class seats and IFE...

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by vhebb
Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 110
Replies: 204
Views: 28608

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 110

QantasLink schedule changes from March 2015:

http://www.qantas.com.au/agents/dyn/qf/info/201411/1120

Any idea of the new route from Adelaide?

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by vhebb
Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 110
Replies: 204
Views: 28608

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 110

Ring QF they might change you to B763 operated flight?

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by vhebb
Wed Nov 19, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 110
Replies: 204
Views: 28608

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 110

Good to see all A332s will be fitted with the same config regardless if being used on domestic or international routes.

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by vhebb
Sat Nov 15, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 110
Replies: 204
Views: 28608

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 110

Still nothing official on the long talked about return of QF to the PER-SIN route?

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by vhebb
Tue Nov 11, 2014 6:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Aussie Trip Part 4: Refreshed Domestic J On Qantas
Replies: 5
Views: 8917

RE: Aussie Trip Part 4: Refreshed Domestic J On Qantas

All QF B73Hs will go through a cabin reconfig and refurb in 2015.

The refurb includes new seat covers in J and Y.

This will create a single seat cover design across the entire B73H fleet.

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by vhebb
Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 109
Replies: 204
Views: 22900

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 109

Qantas are going to refurb both the international and domestic lounges in <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>: <a href="http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-plans-next-evolution-of-airport-lounges" target="_blank">http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-plans...

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by vhebb
Wed Nov 05, 2014 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 109
Replies: 204
Views: 22900

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 109

First QF A330 has began its refit:

http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-begin...refit-for-new-business-class-seats

Anyone know which rego?

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by vhebb
Wed Nov 05, 2014 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Changes
Replies: 44
Views: 15639

RE: Qantas Fleet Changes

I was told the 2 leased A332s being returned are <acronym title="Esbjerg (EBJ / EKEB), Denmark">EBJ</acronym>/EBK which are currently with <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> and will not transfer to <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>. B744s <acronym title="Aeropostal (Ve...

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by vhebb
Mon Oct 13, 2014 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 108
Replies: 203
Views: 14997

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 108

Seems to have gone silent regarding QFs return to the <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> route... Tiger have announced a pull out on the <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Austral...

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by vhebb
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 106
Replies: 211
Views: 13693

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 106

Why no comments about all of the Virgin widebody mx and reconfig work being done offshore?

Double standards?

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by vhebb
Mon Sep 22, 2014 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 106
Replies: 211
Views: 13693

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 106

My guess is <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> will use the new BSI B73Hs on the <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 - We...

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by vhebb
Thu Sep 18, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 106
Replies: 211
Views: 13693

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 106

2 questions if anyone knows… What is the repaint status of the Qantas Freight B733F fleet? Are they all in Qantas Freight livery? Any news/info on QFs return to the <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singa...

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by vhebb
Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Returns To YVR. SYD Nonstop Jan 2015
Replies: 117
Views: 20881

RE: Qantas Returns To YVR. SYD Nonstop Jan 2015

The 5 year application states that the 3 services and allocated seats need to be fully utilised by March 2015.

I read that as full year round schedule?

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by vhebb
Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 106
Replies: 211
Views: 13693

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 106

If <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> are to operate 3x weekly B744 flights from next year sometime, the only way I can see this happening is if B744 services to <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>, <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong K...

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by vhebb
Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 106
Replies: 211
Views: 13693

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 106

The operated by QF or JQ clause is listed in every application.

I wouldn't read too much into it.

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by vhebb
Thu Sep 18, 2014 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Returns To YVR. SYD Nonstop Jan 2015
Replies: 117
Views: 20881

RE: Qantas Returns To YVR. SYD Nonstop Jan 2015

Qantas have applied for year round 3x weekly Vancouver services: <a href="http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-mulls...couver-flights" target="_blank">http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-mulls...couver-flights</a> <a href="http://www.iasc.gov.au/applications/files/4920.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.iasc.gov....

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by vhebb
Thu Sep 18, 2014 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 106
Replies: 211
Views: 13693

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 106

Qantas have applied for year round 3x weekly Vancouver services: <a href="http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-mulls...couver-flights" target="_blank">http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-mulls...couver-flights</a> <a href="http://www.iasc.gov.au/applications/files/4920.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.iasc.gov....

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by vhebb
Wed Sep 17, 2014 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 106
Replies: 211
Views: 13693

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 106

Extra <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Coolangatta (Gold Coast) (OOL / YBCG), Australia - Queensland">OOL</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsf...

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by vhebb
Wed Sep 17, 2014 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 106
Replies: 211
Views: 13693

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 106

I did notice in the schedules that a few extra frequencies have been added to the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> and <ac...

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by vhebb
Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 106
Replies: 211
Views: 13693

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 106

Looking at the schedules from 1st Jan 2015 onwards no more B763s. <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydne...

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by vhebb
Sat Aug 30, 2014 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 104
Replies: 203
Views: 19339

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 104

That's the plan apparently... Remove 2 of the older domestic B73Hs and move one of the newer jetconnect frames back to mainline.

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by vhebb
Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 104
Replies: 203
Views: 19339

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 104

QF will end up with 18 A332s not 17. I heard EBH/EBI will be the two going? I don't know the ownership structure of the A332 fleet so maybe someone else can elaborate ? I have also heard it will be 2 of the VY series B737s that will go, and jetconnect will transfer one frame back to mainline. Anyone...

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by vhebb
Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia Reports $211 Million Loss
Replies: 137
Views: 15868

RE: Virgin Australia Reports $211 Million Loss

Not a good result.... VA domestic are seeing yield and load growth but still making a loss. <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> domestic are seeing yield and loads fall rapidly but still managed a profit. Interesting, I think <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> domestic pro...

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by vhebb
Fri Aug 22, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Speculation: Qantas To Be Replaced By JQ As Main INT Carrier
Replies: 83
Views: 20839

Speculation: Qantas To Be Replaced By JQ As Main INT Carrier

Jetconnect forms part of Qantas International thats why I included it… If it is excluded well so can <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> trans tamsan flights which are operated by <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> crews. Try...

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by vhebb
Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Speculation: Qantas To Be Replaced By JQ As Main INT Carrier
Replies: 83
Views: 20839

Speculation: Qantas To Be Replaced By JQ As Main INT Carrier

Destinations served from Australia: <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> Auckland Bangkok Christchurch Hong Kong Singapore Manila Jakarta Shanghai Tokyo Noumea Queenstown Wellington Dubai London Johannesburg Santiago Honolulu New York Los Angeles Dallas Port Moresby (QantasLink) <acronym...

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by vhebb
Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Speculation: Qantas To Be Replaced By JQ As Main INT Carrier
Replies: 83
Views: 20839

Speculation: Qantas To Be Replaced By JQ As Main INT Carrier

Guys guys guys This is not true... <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> is not the answer. <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> long haul has never made a single $1, look at the latest monthly stats <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> long haul loads were only...

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by vhebb
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Tips Relaunch Of Perth-Singapore Flights
Replies: 107
Views: 14730

RE: Qantas Tips Relaunch Of Perth-Singapore Flights

You guys are forgetting that <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> will end the daily <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym> flight next month,...

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by vhebb
Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 103
Replies: 231
Views: 24232

RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 103

Qantas looks at <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> relaunch options: <a href="http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-tips-relaunch-of-perth-singapore-flights" target="_blank">http://www.au...

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by vhebb
Fri Aug 01, 2014 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 102
Replies: 201
Views: 16534

RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 102

The international A330s will get brand new Y seats and brand new IFE. Config for the A333 will be 28J/269Y. No details have been released about the A332 configs. I have noticed that the intl config A332s begin to fly intl routes again from September. <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith Internat...

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by vhebb
Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 102
Replies: 201
Views: 16534

RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 102

New seat covers and I assume curtains will be part of the upgrade: <a href="http://australianaviation.com.au/2014/07/qantas-adds-extra-seats-on-737s-as-part-of-refresh/" target="_blank">http://australianaviation.com.au/201...-seats-on-737s-as-part-of-refresh/</a> I would guess the new style seat cov...

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by vhebb
Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 102
Replies: 201
Views: 16534

RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 102

Qantas B73H upgrade: <a href="http://m.theaustralian.com.au/business/aviation/qantas-to-upgrade-737800-feet/story-e6frg95x-1227008702062" target="_blank">http://m.theaustralian.com.au/busine...-feet/story-e6frg95x-1227008702062</a> Anyone have any info on what the new cabin fittings will be that imp...

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by vhebb
Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101
Replies: 219
Views: 24792

RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

QF need to close down <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> and <acronym title="Jetstar (Au...

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by vhebb
Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101
Replies: 219
Views: 24792

RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Whats the chances QF will retire OJA/I next and keep OEB/OJM?

OEB and OJM both have an F cabin and can sub for an A380 if needed.

OEB and OJM have both been repainted into the new roo livery.

OEB and OJM are both younger than OJA/OJI.

Thanks

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