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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:17 am

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QantasLink have doubled their flights to Kingscote, in what appears to be a massive up yours to Rex.

https://www.theislanderonline.com.au/st ... e/?cs=1525


Getting the SA Premier and federal Tourism Minister there for the announcement does add to 'give Rex the finger' aspect. The narrative goes from 'big bad Qantas are dumping capacity and forcing the underdog out' to 'Qantas saves the Kangaroo Island economy after Rex kicks it when it's already down'

The idea that 3-5 weekly flights were causing Rex to leave a market they serve 3x daily seemed tenuous, especially as it was announced so soon after devastating fires that will undoubtedly reduce demand to KI over the short-to-medium term. Rex walking away wasn't going to win them any friends there, and it looks like the SA government at least has no sympathy for them.
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Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:27 am

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I know VA aren’t in the financial position to be ordering shiny new aircraft right now (personally) the A350/B789 is a better fit for their International Ops.

The A330/B77W doesn’t provide the same flexibility as say the A350/B789. (I know this topic has been discussed)


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Could they potentially source aircraft from the airlines that have a financial stake in VA?

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They could source aircraft from SQ/HA/EY, not sure they really need too though with VA pulling out of HKG & freeing up the A330 fleet.


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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:48 am

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I know VA aren’t in the financial position to be ordering shiny new aircraft right now (personally) the A350/B789 is a better fit for their International Ops.

The A330/B77W doesn’t provide the same flexibility as say the A350/B789. (I know this topic has been discussed)


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Could they potentially source aircraft from the airlines that have a financial stake in VA?

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They could source aircraft from SQ/HA/EY, not sure they really need too though with VA pulling out of HKG & freeing up the A330 fleet.


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In addition the major airline investors have been "hands off" for the past few years and have little to no influence in the day to day running of VA.
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:07 am

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They could source aircraft from SQ/HA/EY, not sure they really need too though with VA pulling out of HKG & freeing up the A330 fleet.

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I’m trying to combine a reply to you EK413and SCFlyer in the one post for the sake of simplicity.

I’m not suggesting that VA’s airline owners take a more proactive stance in the operation of the airline; I think that in itself is another discussion.

But from an economic standpoint, wouldn’t just using more fuel efficient aircraft enable VA’s, hopeful, return to profitability be in an accelerated time frame? My understanding is that EY has five A35K’s currently in storage. Even if VA were to pension off their five 77W’s in the fleet at less than favourable rates, it’d generate some positive cash flow for them. And with the better economics of the A35K, it would suggest that their profitable route to LAX could be improved for them as well.

And rather than planes sitting in storage, they’re out generating revenue.

I’m just looking at it from a purely logical perspective. Whilst I’ve had loose association with travel through supporting GDS’s (Global Distribution Systems) such as Galileo and Amadeus, I know nothing about operating an airline.

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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:09 pm

The relief flight operated by Qantas will be overnighting in HKG tonight as the flight hasn't received clearance from China yet

https://twitter.com/Gallo_Ways/status/1 ... 62848?s=20
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:06 pm

Beijing Capital changes

Qingdao – Melbourne 06FEB20 – 28MAR20 3 weekly cancelled
Qingdao – Sydney 09FEB20 – 29FEB20 3 weekly cancelled

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... f-07feb20/
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Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:27 am

Tianjin Airlines changes

Chongqing – Melbourne 02FEB20 – 28MAR20 3 weekly cancelled
Tianjin – Zhengzhou – Sydney 03FEB20 – 28MAR20 2 weekly cancelled

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... f-07feb20/
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:48 am

From the beginning of March reductions apply to Cathay Australian routes

ADL - reduced from 4 to 2 weekly
BNE - reduced from 11 to 7 weekly
MEL - reduced from 3 to 2 daily
PER - reduced from 10 to 5 weekly
SYD - reduced from 28 to 18 weekly

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Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:59 am

Would anyone know which of the Qantas 747s will be doing the final enthusiast flight on the 17th from MEL-SYD? I suspect quite a few people on these forums may be on it? ;-)
 
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Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:36 am

VH-OEF has landed for the last time in SYD today

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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:58 am

Perth Airport has put an EOI for hotel development at the airport which will be located near the train station on the T3/4 side. Expected opening will be 2022/2023

https://blueswandaily.com/perth-airport ... velopment/
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Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:06 pm

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Would anyone know which of the Qantas 747s will be doing the final enthusiast flight on the 17th from MEL-SYD? I suspect quite a few people on these forums may be on it? ;-)


Apparently is OEJ. I’m sure there will be more domestic flights in the future too.
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:50 pm

QR905 MEL-DOH is doing laps around MEL

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Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:25 pm

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Would anyone know which of the Qantas 747s will be doing the final enthusiast flight on the 17th from MEL-SYD? I suspect quite a few people on these forums may be on it? ;-)


I believe there will be others closer to the actual retirement.
 
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Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:48 pm

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QR905 MEL-DOH is doing laps around MEL

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Turning into a long flight to no where with it now appearing to be circling to the north east of MEL. Looked like it was setting up for an approach and descending but has now turned north again and is climbing.
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Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:56 pm

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QR905 MEL-DOH is doing laps around MEL

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https://twitter.com/Keg767/status/12261 ... 28321?s=20

Turning into a long flight to no where with it now appearing to be circling to the north east of MEL. Looked like it was setting up for an approach and descending but has now turned north again and is climbing.


About to land, couldn't retract landing gear

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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:25 pm

The second relief flight by Qantas 744 VH-OEE has arrived in WUH after being delayed for 24 hours. Once passengers are on board it will then fly to DRW

https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australi ... spartanntp
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:22 am

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Are the A330s on same AOC as B737s ? Same company ?


The A330s operate under the International AOC.

Not to dissuade conversation, but things like that are fairly easy to look up through CASA's website, which allows searches for AOCs and specific aircraft registrations. Easier than waiting around for an answer.
so couldn't VA just close down the international division ? It sounds like that's where most of the $$$$ are lost & then tell the aircraft owners to come & get their aircraft ?

I'm assuming all the profits are in the golden triangle.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:36 am

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QR905 MEL-DOH is doing laps around MEL


A380 also doing a very late go around in SYD, im assuming WX related. SQ231. I only noticed as it's very rare to hear A380 engines at high power over my place.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:23 am

lessredtape wrote:
BAeRJ100 wrote:
lessredtape wrote:
Are the A330s on same AOC as B737s ? Same company ?


The A330s operate under the International AOC.

Not to dissuade conversation, but things like that are fairly easy to look up through CASA's website, which allows searches for AOCs and specific aircraft registrations. Easier than waiting around for an answer.
so couldn't VA just close down the international division ? It sounds like that's where most of the $$$$ are lost & then tell the aircraft owners to come & get their aircraft ?

I'm assuming all the profits are in the golden triangle.


Australia-LAX is profitable for VA. If it wasn’t, the current CEO would have no hesitation shuttering ops as he did with HKG.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:32 am

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VH-OEF has landed for the last time in SYD today

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Such a beautiful plane - amazing how something so unusually designed can be so magnificent. The GE powered 747-400 has always been my favourite. Will be a sad day when the 744 leaves the skies.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:02 am

openskies88 wrote:
lessredtape wrote:
BAeRJ100 wrote:

The A330s operate under the International AOC.

Not to dissuade conversation, but things like that are fairly easy to look up through CASA's website, which allows searches for AOCs and specific aircraft registrations. Easier than waiting around for an answer.
so couldn't VA just close down the international division ? It sounds like that's where most of the $$$$ are lost & then tell the aircraft owners to come & get their aircraft ?

I'm assuming all the profits are in the golden triangle.


Australia-LAX is profitable for VA. If it wasn’t, the current CEO would have no hesitation shuttering ops as he did with HKG.

If you lose international flying, you lose the corporates and fanboys as there is nowhere for them to use the points to.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:03 am

openskies88 wrote:
lessredtape wrote:
BAeRJ100 wrote:

The A330s operate under the International AOC.

Not to dissuade conversation, but things like that are fairly easy to look up through CASA's website, which allows searches for AOCs and specific aircraft registrations. Easier than waiting around for an answer.
so couldn't VA just close down the international division ? It sounds like that's where most of the $$$$ are lost & then tell the aircraft owners to come & get their aircraft ?

I'm assuming all the profits are in the golden triangle.


Australia-LAX is profitable for VA. If it wasn’t, the current CEO would have no hesitation shuttering ops as he did with HKG.


In addition, 4 of 5's VA's 77W are owned outright by the carrier. It was bought back in the BG (Godfrey) days when Virgin Blue was making profit left, right and centre.

Plus as previously mentioned 2 of their 5 77Ws have the smaller cargo doors, making it less attractive for lease companies or 2nd hand buyers.

Considering even Scurrah had said himself by singling LAX out as one of the few (if not only) international route making money for VA, it's not likely the 77Ws will be going anywhere for numerous reasons stated here previously.
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:04 am

openskies88 wrote:
lessredtape wrote:
BAeRJ100 wrote:

The A330s operate under the International AOC.

Not to dissuade conversation, but things like that are fairly easy to look up through CASA's website, which allows searches for AOCs and specific aircraft registrations. Easier than waiting around for an answer.
so couldn't VA just close down the international division ? It sounds like that's where most of the $$$$ are lost & then tell the aircraft owners to come & get their aircraft ?

I'm assuming all the profits are in the golden triangle.


Australia-LAX is profitable for VA. If it wasn’t, the current CEO would have no hesitation shuttering ops as he did with HKG.
so the A330s & the B773s are on same AOC/same company ?
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:06 am

lessredtape wrote:
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so couldn't VA just close down the international division ? It sounds like that's where most of the $$$$ are lost & then tell the aircraft owners to come & get their aircraft ?

I'm assuming all the profits are in the golden triangle.


Australia-LAX is profitable for VA. If it wasn’t, the current CEO would have no hesitation shuttering ops as he did with HKG.
so the A330s & the B773s are on same AOC/same company ?


https://www.casa.gov.au/aircraft-register

Yes they are under the same AOC (VAi). As mentioned, almost all of the 77W fleet is owned, whilst the A330s are leased.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:09 am

myki wrote:
openskies88 wrote:
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so couldn't VA just close down the international division ? It sounds like that's where most of the $$$$ are lost & then tell the aircraft owners to come & get their aircraft ?

I'm assuming all the profits are in the golden triangle.


Australia-LAX is profitable for VA. If it wasn’t, the current CEO would have no hesitation shuttering ops as he did with HKG.

If you lose international flying, you lose the corporates and fanboys as there is nowhere for them to use the points to.
what about partner airlines ?

If VA were able to get rid of their very expensive A330s some how, surely they could talk to other airlines about codeshares ?
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:09 am

myki wrote:
openskies88 wrote:
lessredtape wrote:
so couldn't VA just close down the international division ? It sounds like that's where most of the $$$$ are lost & then tell the aircraft owners to come & get their aircraft ?

I'm assuming all the profits are in the golden triangle.


Australia-LAX is profitable for VA. If it wasn’t, the current CEO would have no hesitation shuttering ops as he did with HKG.

If you lose international flying, you lose the corporates and fanboys as there is nowhere for them to use the points to.
what about partner airlines ?

If VA were able to get rid of their very expensive A330s some how, surely they could talk to other airlines about codeshares ?
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:13 am

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Australia-LAX is profitable for VA. If it wasn’t, the current CEO would have no hesitation shuttering ops as he did with HKG.

If you lose international flying, you lose the corporates and fanboys as there is nowhere for them to use the points to.
what about partner airlines ?

If VA were able to get rid of their very expensive A330s some how, surely they could talk to other airlines about codeshares ?


Considering it's been reported here that Scurrah has started early on negotiations on renewing the A330 leases. It's a matter of wait and see. As mentioned, the widebody market is flooded by aircraft where not many airlines are taking them up.

It's a high good chane that the A330 lessors will offer some favourable rates to VA considering the first batch of A330s are due to come off lease on 2022.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:17 am

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Australia-LAX is profitable for VA. If it wasn’t, the current CEO would have no hesitation shuttering ops as he did with HKG.
so the A330s & the B773s are on same AOC/same company ?


https://www.casa.gov.au/aircraft-register

Yes they are under the same AOC (VAi). As mentioned, almost all of the 77W fleet is owned, whilst the A330s are leased.


All of VA’s 777’s are encumbered. One through a direct lease, the other four through syndicated loans.

You will note 2 of the 4 syndicated loans aircraft were refinanced in 2019.

As we don’t know the conditions of the lease arrangement and the syndicated loans, I'd suggest it would be safer to say all of VA’s are encumbered by third parties. It’s probably a bit of a stretch to say VA owns four of the 777’s.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:46 am

I read in this weekends edition of The Weekend Australian that QF6032 flew from China to Australia via Air Route A461 which it also described as “... the main ‘highway’ between Hong Kong and Darwin”.

So hypothetically, if that route had been unavailable due to severe weather, what other options would Qantas have had to get back to Australia?

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Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:54 am

Seems with VH-OEF being retired today and VH-OEE operating around a day behind scheduled with the WUH recovery flight both yesterday's QF27 SYD-SCL and SYD-HND were delayed overnight, both departing today
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:43 am

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Plus as previously mentioned 2 of their 5 77Ws have the smaller cargo doors, making it less attractive for lease companies or 2nd hand buyers.


Interested to know which 2 regos have the smaller cargo doors?
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:21 am

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EK413 wrote:

I know VA aren’t in the financial position to be ordering shiny new aircraft right now (personally) the A350/B789 is a better fit for their International Ops.

The A330/B77W doesn’t provide the same flexibility as say the A350/B789. (I know this topic has been discussed)


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SUrely VA would be better off getting rid og their very expensive leases on their A330s & also getting rid of B773s & go back to being an all B737 fleet. They could codeshare on international medium & long haul.


Think most of the 77Ws are owned, the current resale price of the 77W probably isn’t to great, add that VA took the small cargo doors two which will reduce the buyers out there.

The 332s would depend on the lease terms, they would end by like the collect of ATRs sitting in NSN waiting for the leases to finish.....

The ATR fleet is now down to 2x stored. There were 3 whe I went past on the 1st and another flew out a few days later.
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:29 am

VH-ZNI will have the honour of inaugurating QF059 BNE-SFO tonight.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:37 am

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Plus as previously mentioned 2 of their 5 77Ws have the smaller cargo doors, making it less attractive for lease companies or 2nd hand buyers.


Interested to know which 2 regos have the smaller cargo doors?


That to me seems like they were just wanting 77W’s ASAFP. I know that Brett Godfrey was regarded as a more measured CEO than JB, but that still appears to be like a very poor decision.

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Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:46 am

Apologies if this has already been answered, but with the 747 fleet down to 5 aircraft now, what will be the next steps in their withdrawal? QF27/28 SYD-SCL-SYD goes to 787-9 from 24 June. The only other two routes the type is on regularly - QF25/26 SYD-HND-SYD and QF63/64 SYD-JNB-SYD - are both scheduled as 747-400 up until the last day loaded, January 27 2021. I am guessing that this will change however to have the type gone by the end of this year.

It would be good to fly on a QF 747 one last time, given it was the first type I ever flew in back when I was all of three years old. It would be good to fly in a 747-400ER for the first time too haha.

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Seems with VH-OEF being retired today and VH-OEE operating around a day behind scheduled with the WUH recovery flight both yesterday's QF27 SYD-SCL and SYD-HND were delayed overnight, both departing today


and QF63 SYD-JNB has just departed SYD 8 hrs behind schedule
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:51 am

VH-OEF has just departed SYD for the last time
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:15 am

Qantas press release on inaugural BNE-SFO today, QF indicates that forward bookings on BNE-SFO and BNE-ORD are strong

https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media ... lden-gate/
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:20 am

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Seems with VH-OEF being retired today and VH-OEE operating around a day behind scheduled with the WUH recovery flight both yesterday's QF27 SYD-SCL and SYD-HND were delayed overnight, both departing today


and QF63 SYD-JNB has just departed SYD 8 hrs behind schedule


I suspect part of that is the substantial weather disruption in SYD. Flights stacked in all the usual places, and QF541 seems to have aborted a landing close to final and is now on approach to BNE...... Lots of circling, cancellations and people/planes out of place this evening.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:26 am

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qf789 wrote:
Seems with VH-OEF being retired today and VH-OEE operating around a day behind scheduled with the WUH recovery flight both yesterday's QF27 SYD-SCL and SYD-HND were delayed overnight, both departing today


and QF63 SYD-JNB has just departed SYD 8 hrs behind schedule


I suspect part of that is the substantial weather disruption in SYD. Flights stacked in all the usual places, and QF541 seems to have aborted a landing close to final and is now on approach to BNE...... Lots of circling, cancellations and people/planes out of place this evening.


Yes I am sure the weather is not helping however in the case of QF63 its an upline delay as it had to wait for QF64 to arrive. I suspect that tonight's HND flight will be delayed overnight as OEE will need some TLC before it operates any more flights
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:40 am

With 150mm of rain falling in Sydney, there's been some flash flooding at SYD as a result.

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Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:39 am

QF63 diverting to PER looks like for fuel ETA 2030 ETD 2125 will be on gate 55 at T1
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:14 am

The inaugural BNE-SFO is now in the air
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:43 pm

ZND has a had a tailstrike on takeoff from LHR, returning to LHR
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:29 pm

With the benefit of hindsight, the biggest winner out of the non grant of an operating license to Jetstar Hong Kong in 2015 was Qantas.

Based on its plans and other ventures, it would probably have been at about 25 aircraft by now.

Jetstar Hong Kong would be in a world of pain right now if it had gone ahead.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:46 pm

timtam wrote:
With the benefit of hindsight, the biggest winner out of the non grant of an operating license to Jetstar Hong Kong in 2015 was Qantas.

Based on its plans and other ventures, it would probably have been at about 25 aircraft by now.

Jetstar Hong Kong would be in a world of pain right now if it had gone ahead.

Ah yes, true! They would've been able to shuffle the fleet around I guess to the other subsidiaries (yeah requires some paperwork, but still doable to an extent), but yes, looks like CX did them a favour!
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:26 pm

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Qantas press release on inaugural BNE-SFO today, QF indicates that forward bookings on BNE-SFO and BNE-ORD are strong

https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media ... lden-gate/


I wonder how long before QF would like to upgrade frequencies to SFO ex-MEL/BNE and ORD. I’m sure the bush fires will slow things, but with no additional 789 on order, no chance to bring any of these routes to daily, or boost MEL-LAX 789 flights.
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:28 pm

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ZND has a had a tailstrike on takeoff from LHR, returning to LHR


Sounds like a false indication on the 789- an expensive indicator!
 
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Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:03 am

smi0006 wrote:
qf789 wrote:
ZND has a had a tailstrike on takeoff from LHR, returning to LHR


Sounds like a false indication on the 789- an expensive indicator!


Today’s QF9 MEL-PER-LHR cancelled as a result of -ZND AOG LHR.


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