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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:51 am

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In April I'll be in BNE for the weekend and June in PER for 4 days. What interesting/recommended routes/flight options are there possible in a day?


Depending on the days that you're in PER, a day trip to KGI can be done with QantasLInk, featuring an F100 outbound in the morning and a 717 back in the evening. While there, tours of the RFDS base are available.

Alternatively, ALH can be reached by Rex, operating the SF34. Albany is located overlooking Vancouver Sound and has an interesting whaling station museum and the National Anzac Centre.

If you're happy to stay on the plane and and do a triangular flight, Skippers Aviation offer flights to Mount Magnet, returning via Meekatharra and Wiluna or to Leonora, returning via Laverton, using a mix of Dash 8 (100 or 300) and the E120 Brasilia.

Skippers sounds interesting! Great way to add a different aircraft :)
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:45 am

Does anyone know if Batik has commenced PER-DPS yet? FR24 is showing a double daily service from Monday 9th of January though flights for the past 3 days are listed as unknown.

Schedule is

ID6000 PER-DPS 1510-1900
ID6008 PER-DPS 550-930

ID6001 DPS-PER 1030-1415
ID6007 DPS-PER 1600-1945

If this has not started which I seem to think is what has happened, could this be related to the TT suspension?
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:06 am

Have just stumbled against this CAPA article in regards to Lion Group operating under Batik Malaysia/Indonesia could operate up to 5 routes to Australia by the end of this year and add another 5 next year

List in order of expected start date, aircraft to be used

PER-KUL (738)
PER-DPS (A320ceo) - apparently was planning on a February launch but says has been delayed (unclear what is happened as my previous post)
BNE-DPS (738)
MEL-DPS (A321neo)
MEL-KUL (A333)
SYD-DPS (a321neo)
SYD-KUL (A333)
PER-CGK (A320ceo)
MEL-CGK (A321neo)
SYD-CGK (A321neo)

Secondary cities may see a service in the future but main focus is on the 4 main gateways

https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/ ... 018-321673
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:36 am

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Have just stumbled against this CAPA article in regards to Lion Group operating under Batik Malaysia/Indonesia could operate up to 5 routes to Australia by the end of this year and add another 5 next year

List in order of expected start date, aircraft to be used

PER-KUL (738)
PER-DPS (A320ceo) - apparently was planning on a February launch but says has been delayed (unclear what is happened as my previous post)
BNE-DPS (738)
MEL-DPS (A321neo)
MEL-KUL (A333)
SYD-DPS (a321neo)
SYD-KUL (A333)
PER-CGK (A320ceo)
MEL-CGK (A321neo)
SYD-CGK (A321neo)

Secondary cities may see a service in the future but main focus is on the 4 main gateways

https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/ ... 018-321673


Does SYD/MEL-KUL really need anymore capacity? Both are already 4x daily (or more) with MH and D7... If anything, BNE-KUL would be the route to go there (I know its planned KUL-DPS-BNE but not the same as direct).
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:52 am

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Indonesian Authorities have suspended TT flights to Bali in what is says are "new administrative requirements"

http://australianaviation.com.au/2017/0 ... i-flights/


Sounds tough, but as someone who worked in a former role with VA - wouldn't surprise me if they have know about these new requirements for months, but was never passed to TT. I have never know an organisation to react so slowly to anything, shocking lack urgency (and occasionally mild sense to of grandeur in their ranking in the airline world!).

Why wasn't JQ and QF banned? How did they fulfil the requirements?
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:27 am

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Does anyone know if Batik has commenced PER-DPS yet? FR24 is showing a double daily service from Monday 9th of January though flights for the past 3 days are listed as unknown.

Schedule is

ID6000 PER-DPS 1510-1900
ID6008 PER-DPS 550-930

ID6001 DPS-PER 1030-1415
ID6007 DPS-PER 1600-1945

If this has not started which I seem to think is what has happened, could this be related to the TT suspension?


Not running and can't be booked (any date in 2017) on Batik site
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:31 am

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qf789 wrote:
Have just stumbled against this CAPA article in regards to Lion Group operating under Batik Malaysia/Indonesia could operate up to 5 routes to Australia by the end of this year and add another 5 next year

List in order of expected start date, aircraft to be used

PER-KUL (738)
PER-DPS (A320ceo) - apparently was planning on a February launch but says has been delayed (unclear what is happened as my previous post)
BNE-DPS (738)
MEL-DPS (A321neo)
MEL-KUL (A333)
SYD-DPS (a321neo)
SYD-KUL (A333)
PER-CGK (A320ceo)
MEL-CGK (A321neo)
SYD-CGK (A321neo)

Secondary cities may see a service in the future but main focus is on the 4 main gateways

https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/ ... 018-321673


Does SYD/MEL-KUL really need anymore capacity? Both are already 4x daily (or more) with MH and D7... If anything, BNE-KUL would be the route to go there (I know its planned KUL-DPS-BNE but not the same as direct).


Short answer yes, Air Asia X is getting LF's of 90%+ on both is now running an additional 4x weekly seasonal service to MEL and looking the year round increases to both SYD and MEL, Pax numbers are back around what they where before MH axed flights. Growing very rapidly for inbound and outbound market, also they will have strong connections to India.
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:16 pm

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Does SYD/MEL-KUL really need anymore capacity? Both are already 4x daily (or more) with MH and D7... If anything, BNE-KUL would be the route to go there (I know its planned KUL-DPS-BNE but not the same as direct).


If you look at VFR and O&D demand alone, MEL, PER and SYD are by far the largest markets for Malaysian travel, demand for MEL is atleast x4 times of that from BNE. EK recently exited the KUL direct market, so that leaves for more capacity in the market, D7 has already reacted by adding extra seasonal demand into MEL, which I could see become year round in the future if demand continues in current trends. Demand is growing strong in these markets, Malindo/Batik are just reacting to where demand is the strongest.

MH actually lost money on its BNE route (along with AKL), thats why those in Malaysia weren't surprised when it got the axe. The BNE flights were also heavily relying on European connections, those connections were also cut by MH with the exception of LHR, add to that stronger competition from other Asian carriers for connections, BNE was no longer viable for MH. The current D7 offering at OOL is suffice for now, D7 is keen on expanding its services from OOL with Malaysian visitors preferring to visit The Gold Coast in greater numbers than Brisbane.
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:01 pm

TT flights to/from DPS are cancelled till Friday morning at the earliest

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-11/t ... on/8175794
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:34 pm

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qf789 wrote:
Indonesian Authorities have suspended TT flights to Bali in what is says are "new administrative requirements"

http://australianaviation.com.au/2017/0 ... i-flights/


Sounds tough, but as someone who worked in a former role with VA - wouldn't surprise me if they have know about these new requirements for months, but was never passed to TT. I have never know an organisation to react so slowly to anything, shocking lack urgency (and occasionally mild sense to of grandeur in their ranking in the airline world!).

Why wasn't JQ and QF banned? How did they fulfil the requirements?


Apparently its only a TT issue.

"Tigerair was and is in compliance with all original conditions imposed by the Indonesian government on the operation of its Bali services," the airline said in a statement.
But Tigerair Australia's approval from the Indonesian government had been on an interim basis, and regulators informed the carrier on Tuesday afternoon that there would be no notice period to comply with the new conditions, requiring the airline to stop operating flights immediately.


http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/11/tigerair ... ments.html

There was a comment on Airline Secrets Exposed alluding to TT not receiving its International AOC after a 12 month process and would drag on a bit longer. If this is the case I guess it will be more than a couple of days of cancellations
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:22 am

Re Batik into Perth: Batik Air Indonesia in recent schedule update has filed preliminary schedule for Australia service, currently appearing in OAG Schedules Analyser and Amadeus GDS schedule listing. Proposed schedule shows the airline files 2 daily Denpasar – Perth service from 09JAN17, on board 172-seater 737-900ER.

Proposed launch date will see further changes until the airline opens reservation on the its website. Preliminary schedule as follow.

ID6001 DPS1030 – 1415PER 739 D
ID6007 DPS1600 – 1945PER 739 D

ID6008 PER0550 – 0930DPS 739 D
ID6000 PER1510 – 1900DPS 739 D

I would say it is still sometime away, with bookings still not available
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:42 am

qf789 wrote:
smi0006 wrote:
qf789 wrote:
Indonesian Authorities have suspended TT flights to Bali in what is says are "new administrative requirements"

http://australianaviation.com.au/2017/0 ... i-flights/


Sounds tough, but as someone who worked in a former role with VA - wouldn't surprise me if they have know about these new requirements for months, but was never passed to TT. I have never know an organisation to react so slowly to anything, shocking lack urgency (and occasionally mild sense to of grandeur in their ranking in the airline world!).

Why wasn't JQ and QF banned? How did they fulfil the requirements?


Apparently its only a TT issue.

"Tigerair was and is in compliance with all original conditions imposed by the Indonesian government on the operation of its Bali services," the airline said in a statement.
But Tigerair Australia's approval from the Indonesian government had been on an interim basis, and regulators informed the carrier on Tuesday afternoon that there would be no notice period to comply with the new conditions, requiring the airline to stop operating flights immediately.


http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/11/tigerair ... ments.html

There was a comment on Airline Secrets Exposed alluding to TT not receiving its International AOC after a 12 month process and would drag on a bit longer. If this is the case I guess it will be more than a couple of days of cancellations


The issue does, and then again doesn't, only apply to TT. The suspension also does, and doesn't, relate directly to TT not having been granted an International AOC - that issue is certainly not helping, though. I understand TT had an exemption from a particular Indonesian rule, and the current/new administration in the DGCA has decided to withdraw that exemption. In fairness to Indonesia, the rule appears to apply equally to Indonesian carriers as it does to carriers from any other country. As the full details have not been made public, I can't comment any more than that, but suffice to say this particular rule only directly affects the TT operation.
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:11 am

In a report posted by the ABC it is claimed that the problems stem from the way tickets are issued and the airline's status allegedly recognised as a charter airline.

In a lengthy statement issued on Wednesday evening, a spokesman for the Director General of Air Transport in Indonesia accused the budget airline of breaching its licence. The accusations appear to revolve largely around ticketing arrangements.

The statement indicated the budget airline operates charter flights and should not be issuing one-way tickets.

It said ticketing should be controlled by the airline's parent company Virgin Australia.
Source: ABC News

The Director General of Air Transport in Indonesia is not reported as commenting on "new regulations" introduced at the last minute but on existing arrangements.

In a biography of Borghetti by Doug Nancarrow, Borghetti lists Lesson Number Five as "Don't try and gild the lily". So what is, and who is telling, the truth?
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:16 am

Qantas16 wrote:
qf789 wrote:
Have just stumbled against this CAPA article in regards to Lion Group operating under Batik Malaysia/Indonesia could operate up to 5 routes to Australia by the end of this year and add another 5 next year

List in order of expected start date, aircraft to be used

PER-KUL (738)
PER-DPS (A320ceo) - apparently was planning on a February launch but says has been delayed (unclear what is happened as my previous post)
BNE-DPS (738)
MEL-DPS (A321neo)
MEL-KUL (A333)
SYD-DPS (a321neo)
SYD-KUL (A333)
PER-CGK (A320ceo)
MEL-CGK (A321neo)
SYD-CGK (A321neo)

Secondary cities may see a service in the future but main focus is on the 4 main gateways

https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/ ... 018-321673


Does SYD/MEL-KUL really need anymore capacity? Both are already 4x daily (or more) with MH and D7... If anything, BNE-KUL would be the route to go there (I know its planned KUL-DPS-BNE but not the same as direct).


Yes QF should fly KUL direct. Right now the $2000 Y fare is just ridiculous.
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:42 am

TT flights to DPS grounded for a week

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western ... ff8bcd0a13
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Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:14 am

Update on TT flights

TT has been given permission by the Indonesian authorities to operate recovery flights from DPS back to Australia from tomorrow through to Monday. All flights ex Australia are grounded until next Friday the 20th of January at the earliest

http://www.smh.com.au/business/aviation ... tq5o5.html
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:37 am

Scheduled flights for TT over the next few days

Friday January 13 – TT24 DPS-PER, TT6 DPS-MEL
Saturday January 14 – TT10 DPS-ADL, TT24 DPS-PER, TT6 DPS-MEL
Sunday January 15 – TT10 DPS-ADL, TT24 DPS-PER, TT6 DPS-MEL
Monday January 16 – TT10 DPS-ADL, TT24 DPS-PER, TT6 DPS-MEL

http://australianaviation.com.au/2017/0 ... gers-home/
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Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:01 am

Is there an all white 772 at ASP at the moment? I spotted it in the back of the main photo on this news story http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-13/n ... xt/8181668
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:56 am

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Is there an all white 772 at ASP at the moment? I spotted it in the back of the main photo on this news story http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-13/n ... xt/8181668


It's an ex-scoot 777 being stored I believe, been there since 2015
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:36 am

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In April I'll be in BNE for the weekend and June in PER for 4 days. What interesting/recommended routes/flight options are there possible in a day?



If you were in BNE for another day, until a Monday, you could do a 7 stop 'milk run' from BNE to ISA via WTB, CTL, ULP WNR, BVI. BQL

Departs BNE @ 0755 arrives into ISA at 1710. Then you could connect from ISA on a QF service back to BNE departing ISA at 1850hrs

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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:31 pm

A JQ flight from OOL to SYD aborted take off and 2 passengers were detained by AFP after they had an argument on board

http://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/lif ... 403042fa2a
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Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:10 am

Runway 16L/34R at SYD currently unavailable due to disabled aircraft on the runway

https://twitter.com/flightradar24
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Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:05 am

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Runway 16L/34R at SYD currently unavailable due to disabled aircraft on the runway

https://twitter.com/flightradar24


Current ATIS (released at 1812 local) has no mention of the disabled aircraft, and has both runways in use for arrivals and departures.

Edit: Looking at the Flightradar history. About an hour ago, a Qlink Dash 8 (VH-QOV) was slowly moving along the taxiway with about 3 or 4 ground vehicles in front and behind. Assuming a couple safety/operations cars + possibly a tug.

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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:39 am

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Runway 16L/34R at SYD currently unavailable due to disabled aircraft on the runway

https://twitter.com/flightradar24


Well that annoys me, I flew to Sydney yesterday and since I'm staying right underneath the flightpath that leads to 16L/34R I was hoping to take advantage of it in hopes of getting some decent shots!
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Sun Jan 15, 2017 4:00 pm

Canberra Airport lobbying SQ for a 5th weekly service to its capital express service

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-new ... trosk.html
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Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:34 am

VN plans to launch HAN-SYD, 3 times a week from 29 March 17

VN787 HAN2355 – 1215+1SYD 787 257
VN786 SYD1415 – 2050HAN 787 136

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... 17-launch/
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Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:22 am

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VN plans to launch HAN-SYD, 3 times a week from 29 March 17

VN787 HAN2355 – 1215+1SYD 787 257
VN786 SYD1415 – 2050HAN 787 136

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... 17-launch/


Must be a reasonably strong route already with such little lead time heading into sales... wonder if we will see MEL follow in 2018.
 
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Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:06 am

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VN plans to launch HAN-SYD, 3 times a week from 29 March 17

VN787 HAN2355 – 1215+1SYD 787 257
VN786 SYD1415 – 2050HAN 787 136

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... 17-launch/


Must be a reasonably strong route already with such little lead time heading into sales... wonder if we will see MEL follow in 2018.


VN would also have the data on how many passengers currently transfer onto HAN via SGN. According to Austbt flights will be on sale by the end of this week

https://www.ausbt.com.au/vietnam-airlin ... march-2017
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Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:54 am

I was you tubing Sydney airport last weekend on one of the video's I saw a Kalitta Air cargo on the ramp at Sydney, where do they fly in from and how often do they come into Sydney?
 
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Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:47 am

I don't think SYD is a scheduled port for Kalitta, it's entirely probable it was a charter or 'one-off'.
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:22 pm

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Canberra Airport lobbying SQ for a 5th weekly service to its capital express service

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-new ... trosk.html



Based on the recalculated loads that have been floating around - it really doesn't sound like they need to lobby at all.
The loads to SIN are impressive. 80% or something it seems, thats out of peak season as well. Seems like inspired routing by SQ.
 
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Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:41 am

angusjt wrote:
luftaom wrote:
Is there an all white 772 at ASP at the moment? I spotted it in the back of the main photo on this news story http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-13/n ... xt/8181668


It's an ex-scoot 777 being stored I believe, been there since 2015


On the topic of Scoot...there's been some discussion around a possible retime to help services connect with the new Athens operations.
No times have been announced yet, but it would appear that the most probably schedule would assist in improved connections both ways.

existing Athens-singapore arrives 0435

depart SIN 0700
arrive MEL 1625
depart MEL 1800
arrive SIN 2345

existing Singapore-Athens departs 0200
 
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Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:14 am

^ Scruffy Greek-Australian pensioners flying home to "the Athens of the south" to collect their pension cheques? If I were running Changi / Singapore I'd want to minimise the time they spend in my airport too. :-)
 
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Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:10 am

ADL Airport breaks through 8 million passenger mark for 2016 for the first time

http://australianaviation.com.au/2017/0 ... r-in-2016/
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Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:19 am

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Runway 16L/34R at SYD currently unavailable due to disabled aircraft on the runway

https://twitter.com/flightradar24


Current ATIS (released at 1812 local) has no mention of the disabled aircraft, and has both runways in use for arrivals and departures.

Edit: Looking at the Flightradar history. About an hour ago, a Qlink Dash 8 (VH-QOV) was slowly moving along the taxiway with about 3 or 4 ground vehicles in front and behind. Assuming a couple safety/operations cars + possibly a tug.

-CXfirst


According to AVHerald, the Qlink DH8 blew both left hand main tyres. Aircraft became disabled within runway protected area and was unable to vacate 16L. Aircraft required a tow causing the runway to be closed for approximately 50 minutes.

http://avherald.com/h?article=4a39467d&opt=0
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Wed Jan 18, 2017 4:44 am

Trials for WIFI on QF will start next month

https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-to-offe ... m-february
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Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:12 pm

Jetstar to launch MEL-SGN x3 weekly and SYD-SGN x4 weekly - starting May 10. Official announcement and flights on sale today.

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victor ... 2b51382ac8
 
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Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:46 am

Qantas have grounded 10/31 Bombarder Q400s after failing to get the aircraft inspected in time, terrible for me as I just booked a Q400 flight from CBR-SYD!

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017 ... ls-flights
 
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Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:49 am

Qantas have grounded 10/31 Bombarder Q400s after failing to get the aircraft inspected in time, terrible for me as I just booked a Q400 flight from CBR-SYD!


CASA being more understanding with QF Link than they were with AN back in 2001 when it was late with inspections on 762 fleet.
717, 721/2, 732/3/4/5/7/8/9, 742/3/4, 752/3, 762/3, 772/E/W, 788/9, 300,310, 319,320/1, 332/3, 359, 388, DC9, DC10, F28, F100, 142,143, E75/90, CR2, D82/3/4, SF3, ATR
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:16 am

angusjt wrote:
Qantas have grounded 10/31 Bombarder Q400s after failing to get the aircraft inspected in time, terrible for me as I just booked a Q400 flight from CBR-SYD!

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017 ... ls-flights


The article says all but 1 are already back in service.
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:43 am

tullamarine wrote:
Qantas have grounded 10/31 Bombarder Q400s after failing to get the aircraft inspected in time, terrible for me as I just booked a Q400 flight from CBR-SYD!


CASA being more understanding with QF Link than they were with AN back in 2001 when it was late with inspections on 762 fleet.


Qantas identified the mistake and dobbed themselves in.
I'm that bad type.
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:17 am

From 1 June -27 July 17 Asiana will reduce SYD from daily to 5 weekly. Between 2 June and 17 July 17 A333 will replace 772

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... f-18jan17/

JQ schedule for MEL-SGN and SYD-SGN

eff 10MAY17 Melbourne – Ho Chi Minh City
JQ063 MEL1515 – 2105SGN 788 136
JQ064 SGN2235 – 1010+1MEL 788 136

eff 11MAY17 Sydney – Ho Chi Minh City
JQ061 SYD1845 – 0030+1SGN 788 x136
JQ062 SGN0200 – 1340SYD 788 x247

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... -may-2017/
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:34 am

https://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-austral ... nge-access

To add to the VA mess, it appears that they have lost access to the *A Lounge in LAX run by NZ. While they blame it on *A, surely they would of had an backup plan since NZ sold there shares?
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:35 am

Any Chinese New Year charters into OOL this year? Previous years has seen CZ and CX both operate charters, though now with daily HKG services, might see a reduction of demand.
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:50 am

TT has received key approval to operate DPS flights from 3rd Feb 17 using A320 aircraft. These flights are subject to final procedural approvals being secured

http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/tiger ... tuso2.html

https://tigerair.com.au/fly/travel-alerts
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:14 am

zkncj wrote:
https://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-australia-velocity-gold-flyers-lose-lax-lounge-access

To add to the VA mess, it appears that they have lost access to the *A Lounge in LAX run by NZ. While they blame it on *A, surely they would of had an backup plan since NZ sold there shares?


short term pain, VA are moving terminals in LAX anyways, mid year it'll be one of the new DL Sky Clubs.
https://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-austral ... minals-2-3
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 148

Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:32 am

Please continue discussion in Part 149

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