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by vhebb
Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 63
Replies: 213
Views: 29423

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 63

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i><acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> has today announced that they are dropping F into <acronym title="Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (Ja...

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by vhebb
Sun Sep 09, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF & EK Announcement - 10am Aest 6/9/12 Part 2
Replies: 110
Views: 13460

RE: QF & EK Announcement - 10am Aest 6/9/12 Part 2

The current slack in the A380 fleet is to allow for the reconfig work as well as the wing crack repairs. Once all the A380s are operational again (mid 2013) the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="CU...

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by vhebb
Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF & EK Announcement - 10am Aest 6/9/12
Replies: 227
Views: 34095

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

Anyone know what the QF increased frequencies to Asia will look like?

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by vhebb
Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 63
Replies: 213
Views: 29423

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 63

QantasLink To Upgrade B717 Interiors: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>QantasLink will upgrade and reconfigure the interiors of its B717 fleet and build additional capacity to provide an en...

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by vhebb
Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Cancel 35 787-9 Order After $245m Loss
Replies: 225
Views: 38198

RE: QF Cancel 35 787-9 Order After $245m Loss

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>I was specifically separating the 747-400 and the 747-400ER. Airfleets.net shows 15 747-400s and 6 747-400ERs for a total of 21 747-400 family aircraft. Cor...

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by vhebb
Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Cancel 35 787-9 Order After $245m Loss
Replies: 225
Views: 38198

RE: QF Cancel 35 787-9 Order After $245m Loss

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i><acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OEB appears to have the same configuration as the six 747-400ER aircraft, so I take it that this aircra...

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by vhebb
Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Cancel 35 787-9 Order After $245m Loss
Replies: 225
Views: 38198

RE: QF Cancel 35 787-9 Order After $245m Loss

Hi, Some B744 fleet info based on whats been announced: B744 <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OJG is already retired, <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OJH and <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OJJ are the next two to be retired. <acronym tit...

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by vhebb
Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 63
Replies: 213
Views: 29423

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 63

A few other recent Qantas changes: *Refreshed Qantas website has been launched at <a href="http://www.qantas.com.au" target="_blank">www.qantas.com.au</a> *Free Qantas domestic terminal wifi will be launched in <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia -...

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by vhebb
Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 63
Replies: 213
Views: 29423

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 63

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Will <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> unify the configurations of the 763's?</i></font></td></tr></table> Yes... The remaining couple of B76...

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by vhebb
Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 63
Replies: 213
Views: 29423

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 63

Here is th official B767 upgrade press release: <a href="http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/media-releases/aug-2012/5438/global/en" target="_blank">http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airl...a-releases/aug-2012/5438/global/en</a> The original article about 16 B73Hs is incorrect it is actually 16 B...

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by vhebb
Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 63
Replies: 213
Views: 29423

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 63

Looks like in addition to the planned <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> B763 upgrade, 16 of the original B73Hs will be upgraded: <a href="http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/qantas-flights-get-fun-again/story-fndo317g-1226453285938" target="_blank">http://www.heraldsun.com.au/ne...

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by vhebb
Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 62
Replies: 195
Views: 30787

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 62

I've heard October will see some positive announcements at QF...

Any idea if the enhancements will be domestic fleet wide or just B763?

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by vhebb
Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 62
Replies: 195
Views: 30787

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 62

Maybe QF will finally roll out the red style seat covers onto all the A330, B767, and B737s...

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by vhebb
Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetstar (Australia) Resumes MEL-HNL Non-stop
Replies: 21
Views: 9115

RE: Jetstar (Australia) Resumes MEL-HNL Non-stop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>There is a new A332 arriving towards the end of the year. I was wondering where <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> were going to put it. I gue...

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by vhebb
Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 62
Replies: 195
Views: 30787

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 62

Qantas/QantasLink increases and changes to Tasmania services: <a href="http://www.voxy.co.nz/business/qantas-increases-capacity-tasmania/5/129094" target="_blank">http://www.voxy.co.nz/business/qanta...creases-capacity-tasmania/5/129094</a> QantasLink increases services and capacity to/from Canberra...

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by vhebb
Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 62
Replies: 195
Views: 30787

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 62

Apparently from October QantasLink will base another Q400 in <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> with at least one <acronym title="Hobart (HBA / YMHB), Australia - Tasmania">HBA</acronym> rotation planned, also expect to see some Q400 services on...

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by vhebb
Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 62
Replies: 195
Views: 30787

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 62

Some Qantas Group News: Qantas will deploy iPads to its pilots: <a href="http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/aviation/qantas-pilots-turn-to-ipads-in-a-move-designed-to-improve-communication/story-e6frg95x-1226424815246" target="_blank">http://www.theaustralian.com.au/busi...ation/story-e6frg95x...

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by vhebb
Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF New 737 Overhead Bins
Replies: 12
Views: 4477

RE: QF New 737 Overhead Bins

Hi, I hope if <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> are going to do this fleet wide on the B73H they take the time to upgrade the seats and IFE on the "older" original B73Hs to match the newer ones. Not sure about the future plans for the B763 fleet... Upgrade rumours have been floating a...

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by vhebb
Wed Jul 11, 2012 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 62
Replies: 195
Views: 30787

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 62

Maybe while they refit the overhead bins on the B73Hs they add the new IFE and seats to the entire fleet.

Talk of the B763 refit has been around for 3 yrs... Hopefully something happens

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by vhebb
Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 62
Replies: 195
Views: 30787

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 62

Hi, Some news: QantasLink opens new boarding gates/lounge in <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>: <a href="http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantaslink-gets-state-of-the-art-departure-gate-lounge-at-brisbane" target="_blank">http://www.ausbt.com.au/qanta...

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by vhebb
Sun May 20, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 61
Replies: 224
Views: 33031

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 61

Hi, Looks like the rumour of <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> domestic getting the first 787-8s before <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> maybe coming true: <a href="http://blogs.crikey.com.au/planetalking/2012/05/20/qantas-may-take-its-first-787s-back-from-jetstar/" t...

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by vhebb
Sat Mar 24, 2012 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 59
Replies: 242
Views: 24930

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 59

Are you sure <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OJO is being retired? <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> have announced they are retiring 6 B744s and have 6 B744s currently listed for sale: <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OJG <acronym title="Aerop...

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by vhebb
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 59
Replies: 242
Views: 24930

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 59

Some <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> fleet news: *New B73H <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-VZY has been delivered. *B734 <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-TJW has been retired and ferried to Victorville. *B717-200 <acronym title="Aeropostal (V...

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by vhebb
Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 58
Replies: 201
Views: 26358

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 58

If <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> was gonna cut <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> and <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> wouldn't they have done i...

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by vhebb
Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 58
Replies: 201
Views: 26358

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 58

Hi all, Just a few Qantas fleet updates: <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> B734 <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-TJO has been retired and departed Australia. <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> B763 <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-...

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by vhebb
Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 58
Replies: 201
Views: 26358

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 58

Guys, The <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> cancellation rate is no more than normal. Some of the <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> cancellations recently are QFLink fights that are disrupted due to the flooding in western QLD and parts of NSW. Infact QantasLink operate...

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by vhebb
Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 58
Replies: 201
Views: 26358

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 58

I don't think we will see <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> drop Germany, I do see them swapping <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> for BER similar to the upcoming <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ezeiza / Ministro Pistarini (EZE...

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by vhebb
Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26451

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

Agreed. I remember one of the recommendations of the Intl review was for <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> to increase frequencies from Australia to "key" Asian destinations.... So perhaps the rumored new <acronym title="Adelaide - International (ADL / YPAD), Australia - South Austral...

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by vhebb
Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26451

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

Yep sorry guys should have phrased it better. <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acron...

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by vhebb
Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26451

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i><acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> 297 is usually a supplementary flight used during Chinese new year period <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle...

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by vhebb
Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26451

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Very silly me .. I am kicking, myself for not realising this sooner. QF51/52 <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">B...

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by vhebb
Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26451

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Yep hearing <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok In...

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by vhebb
Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26451

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

Guys, The only reason QF15/16 <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acron...

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by vhebb
Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 108
Replies: 230
Views: 22716

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 108

Hi,

QF offers full service on all trans tasman routes.

So a lunch service will include a hot meal, all beverages including alcohol, and in some cases a dessert is also offered.

Hope this helps

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by vhebb
Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26451

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

Speaking of <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym> I see you mention the B717 base and the proposed services to MKY, ROK, and <acronym title="Gladstone (GLT / YGLA), Australia - Queensland">GLT</acronym>. Does anyone know more? No official announc...

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by vhebb
Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF VH-OEJ Returning From XMN 22nd January 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 13466

QF VH-OEJ Returning From XMN 22nd January 2012

Xiamen is used simply for repainting not maintenance. <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OEH is currently getting repainted in Xiamen into the new livery. The cabin refit/upgrade work is done in <acronym title="Avalon (Geelong) (AVV / YMAV), Australia - Victoria">AVV</acronym>. <ac...

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by vhebb
Thu Nov 24, 2011 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas/Jetstar A330 Withdrawals; Are There Any?
Replies: 34
Views: 12811

RE: Qantas/Jetstar A330 Withdrawals; Are There Any?

Hi, As mentioned above no A330s have left the Qantas Group fleet, many of the A332s have moved between <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> and <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym>. Here are the current fleet stats: Qantas: 10 A330-300s (All have International config) 8 A330...

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by vhebb
Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA/QF Divide Up UK OZ Flights
Replies: 20
Views: 9848

RE: BA/QF Divide Up UK OZ Flights

Hi, I was under the impression (and by reading that press release) that <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> will codeshare on the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong K...

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by vhebb
Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 55
Replies: 220
Views: 22470

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 55

Anyone know if <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> plan to retrofit to the rest of the 737 fleet? Especially for those long hauls I think <acronym title="Karratha (KTA / YPKA), Australia - Western Australia">KTA</acronym>-<acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia -...

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by vhebb
Thu Nov 10, 2011 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 55
Replies: 220
Views: 22470

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 55

QF will operate the A380 on the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / V...

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by vhebb
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Will Operate A380 To HKG
Replies: 21
Views: 9645

RE: Qantas Will Operate A380 To HKG

Once all 12 4 class A380s are in service (including Nancy) they should be able to go daily on the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), Chi...

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by vhebb
Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread 55
Replies: 220
Views: 22470

RE: Australian Aviation Thread 55

Apparently all the domestic fleets biz seats will be converted to red leather...

Anyone know more?

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by vhebb
Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #54
Replies: 216
Views: 25922

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #54

Any news on <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> rolling out the new seats/IFE onto the original domestic B73H fleet? With another 15ish new B73Hs due for delivery over the next 18 months you would think it would make sense to have a standard product across the entire B73H fleet??<br><br...

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