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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:41 am

Nauru Airline Cargo previously mentioned,the schedules will commence 01 Aug BNE-INU-HIR-BNE routings.ON 400 departs BNE at 0100 and back at 1340.733F.

I see PER are also getting a one off A359 flight on 9 Aug out 10 Aug from Doha.
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Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:42 am

Quoting AirNiugini (Reply 49):
Could JQ make SYD / BNE to DPS work with the A320's they have at the moment?

The short answer is no. While the 738 has the range to allow VA to do East Coast - DPS routes, the A320 cannot do the same. The A320NEO will be able to though.

Quoting AirNiugini (Reply 49):
While I don't know the "ins and outs" of JQi's performance, does the scattering of the wide-body fleet effect the efficiencies of JQi's operation? By scattered I mean having the 788's and 330's flying out of OOL, BNE, SYD, MEL and CNS.

Not really because they tend to sub aircraft in and out at the international ports as do alot of other Airlines. So I don't think it's that much of a problem where you have multiple cities linked such as DPS, NRT, HNL etc.
 
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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:50 am

Quoting eaglefarm4 (Reply 50):
I see PER are also getting a one off A359 flight on 9 Aug out 10 Aug from Doha.

Hi all,
I just heard from two different sources that Sydney is also getting a one off A350 flight, around the 3rd or 4th of August. Anyone know anything about this? One source claims that this is by Qatar Airways to announce the approval of the Doha-Sydney nonstop flights.
Maybe I'm out of the loop, lol, but this is the first I have heard of it - the A350 flight I mean...
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Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:57 pm

Yes SYD is getting one as well.5 Aug 0600 out 1400 hrs i think through memory.

I know QR has applied for SYD slots but QATAR the country has already used their 14 weekly flights to MEL and PER.
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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:04 pm

Quoting bunumuring (Reply 52):
I just heard from two different sources that Sydney is also getting a one off A350 flight, around the 3rd or 4th of August. Anyone know anything about this? One source claims that this is by Qatar Airways to announce the approval of the Doha-Sydney nonstop flights.

It's part of a "world tour" by the A350 to test the systems prior to commercial introduction - and also, presumably, to show of the plane:

http://australianaviation.com.au/201...07/airbus-a350-to-tour-down-under/

"Airbus A350 to tour down under

Airbus will bring one of its A350 development aircraft to Australia and New Zealand in August during a round-the-world flight as part of the aircraft’s functional and reliability testing program.

The aircraft is scheduled to arrive in Sydney on Monday August 4, and will fly to Auckland the following afternoon."


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Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:46 am

Quoting bunumuring (Reply 52):
Hi all,
I just heard from two different sources that Sydney is also getting a one off A350 flight, around the 3rd or 4th of August. Anyone know anything about this? One source claims that this is by Qatar Airways to announce the approval of the Doha-Sydney nonstop flights.

According to Australian Business Traveller...

The Airbus A350 will visit Sydney next month as part of a worldwide tour to test the aircraft ahead of its commercial debut at the end of this year.
The next-generation jetliner will fly into Sydney Airport on Tuesday August 5, according to Airbus.
While there will be no public access to the aircraft, airline representatives and members of the media are being invited "to take a very close-up look" at the A350 on the ground.
For a peek inside the A350, check out our walkthrough of the first passenger-ready A350 and our first-hand report from on board the A350's flight test earlier this year.

Read more: http://www.ausbt.com.au/airbus-a350-coming-to-sydney-on-august-5

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Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:17 am

Quoting AirNiugini (Reply 49):
It's a bit of a random route for EVA isn't it? And only twice a week too with the aircraft sitting around in BNE for over 12 hours before heading home. Hardly seems worth it, but obviously it's a money maker.

One crew spends 3 days in BNE, another 4 days. One wonders...
 
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Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:37 am

Quoting eaglefarm4 (Reply 53):
Yes SYD is getting one as well.5 Aug 0600 out 1400 hrs i think through memory.

Correct, and I am looking forward to "taking a very close-up look" !!
 
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Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:41 am

Quoting eta unknown (Reply 56):
One crew spends 3 days in BNE, another 4 days. One wonders...

There's plenty of time for the crew operating the inbound flight to have a rest and their required break and operate the outbound back to TPE - arrives into BNE at 9.50 and departs at 22.30.
 
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Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:35 pm

Anyone know which A350 will visit Australia? Not sure whether I'd want to see the 'Qatar launch customer' colourscheme or the cool composite colourscheme...
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Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:27 am

Quoting Bluebird191 (Reply 58):
There's plenty of time for the crew operating the inbound flight to have a rest and their required break and operate the outbound back to TPE - arrives into BNE at 9.50 and departs at 22.30.

That's less than 12 hours, taking into account release and report times. I'd be surprised if the same crew operated back out to TPE with that little rest between two back of clock duties. I am not saying you are incorrect, but it seems very harsh and not sustainable from a fatigue management perspective.
 
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Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:25 am

Quoting Ditzyboy (Reply 60):
That's less than 12 hours, taking into account release and report times. I'd be surprised if the same crew operated back out to TPE with that little rest between two back of clock duties. I am not saying you are incorrect, but it seems very harsh and not sustainable from a fatigue management perspective.

I'm happy to be proven wrong but I had assumed it was 8 hours minimum for major breaks like this. Would be good for the crew to have some downtime between flights should they have multiple flights in BNE.
 
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Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:30 am

Quoting AirNiugini (Reply 49):
It's a bit of a random route for EVA isn't it? And only twice a week too with the aircraft sitting around in BNE for over 12 hours before heading home. Hardly seems worth it, but obviously it's a money maker.

Apparently SE Queensland has the largest Taiwanese population in Australia (spread between Brisbane & Gold Coast). Combine that with a lower frequency of CX flights to BNE than SYD or MEL, that could be why BR's only Australian route is to BNE.

Quoting Bluebird191 (Reply 58):
There's plenty of time for the crew operating the inbound flight to have a rest and their required break and operate the outbound back to TPE - arrives into BNE at 9.50 and departs at 22.30.

I would think that the rest time is too short. Maybe a flight crew deadheads to BNE to operate the return flight to TPE?
 
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Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:36 am

Does the BR flight continue to AKL both days? If so wouldn't it make more sense for crews to rest and change in AKL rather than BNE, i.e. each crew fly TPE-BNE-AKL vv.?
 
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Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:38 am

Quoting DeltaB717 (Reply 63):

Does the BR flight continue to AKL both days? If so wouldn't it make more sense for crews to rest and change in AKL rather than BNE, i.e. each crew fly TPE-BNE-AKL vv.?

So far as I am aware BR do not currently come to AKL at all. The other Taiwanese carrier, CI, operates to AKL via SYD on some days and BNE on others.
 
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Fri Jul 18, 2014 4:01 am

EVA AIR do not fly to AKL.The flight terminates BNE .
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Not sure whether I'd want to see the 'Qatar launch customer' colourscheme or the cool composite colourscheme...

I'd much prefer to see the awesome composite color scheme bird  
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Fri Jul 18, 2014 4:45 am

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Not sure whether I'd want to see the 'Qatar launch customer' colourscheme

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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:19 am

Qantas is extending SYD-HKG A380 services across selected dates during the busy Xmas & Chinese New Year period.

Qantas extends Sydney-Hong Kong Airbus A380 schedule

Qantas will bring the Airbus A380 back onto the Sydney-Hong Kong route across selected dates in February and March 2015 "to cater for strong demand over the Chinese New Year", the airline says.
As of September 29 flights QF127/128 will be flown only by the older Boeing 747-400 jumbo jets, except for 11 December 2014 to 26 January 2015 when an A380 returns onto the daily roster to handle higher demand during the holiday period.
Qantas now advises that the superjumbo will also be seen on Sydney-Hong Kong flights on 14 and 15 February 2015 as well as from 27 February to 2 March 2015 inclusive.
(Chinese New Year Thursday falls on 19 February 2015).
Given that Qantas will no longer sell first class on the Sydney-Hong Kong route once the Boeing 747s take over, many top-tier frequent flyers booked into the A380s business class will find themselves upgrades to the A380's first class cabin.
They'll still receive standard business class meals and service but will enjoy them from the comfy confines of the superjumbo's 14 first class suites.
PREVIOUS | Qantas has confirmed that its flagship Airbus A380s are being withdrawn from the Sydney-Hong Kong route as of September 29 this year.

Read more: http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-axes-...=flipper&utm_campaign=home-flipper

The article also highlights F/C will no longer be available on the route with passengers receiving a J/C offering whilst seated in the First Suite.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:20 am

Quoting EK413 (Reply 43):
Flights with long layover times are moved to remote stands, one only needs to observe the movements at SYD on any given day of the week

Yeah I can imagine I dont get to Sydney much, it would be a plane spoters dream there, better than down here in Melbourne, its become boaring down here now for spotting, same ol same ol. Even SYD gets more frieghters than us down here.
 
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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:55 pm

Right, so which overseas airline wants to buy 49% of Qantas?  

(Yes, I know it's not quite that simple)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014 4:09 am

Quoting allrite (Reply 70):

The only carrier which has shown any interest is CZ...?

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Sat Jul 19, 2014 4:18 am

Quoting Flyingsottsman (Reply 69):

Yeah I can imagine I dont get to Sydney much, it would be a plane spoters dream there, better than down here in Melbourne, its become boaring down here now for spotting, same ol same ol. Even SYD gets more frieghters than us down here.

It gets boring wherever you are, as you get used to what you see. A few new additions once in a while is all you can ask for.

It's all relative really, as I am sure many from quieter airports would love what MEL has to offer for spotting  
 
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Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:17 pm

Quoting IndianicWorld (Reply 72):
It's all relative really, as I am sure many from quieter airports would love what MEL has to offer for spotting

Yeah you have a good point there, I guess if you were someone from Hobart, MEL would be a good place to spot.  
 
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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Sat Jul 19, 2014 9:43 pm

QF and SA almost over

http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-nixes...nership-with-south-african-airways

Any news on if they might look to a tieup with Comair? Or at least make Comair flights bookable on their website? Is there an interline in place with Comair? How extensive is the interline agreement with SA (which I assume will still be in place after the FFPs are disconnected), does anyone know the routes it covers?
 
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Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:04 pm

You won't get bored in BNE with a huge variety of aircraft types.Plenty of T tails here and around 700-740 movements on the busiest week days.

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1 x F28-4000 Aviation Australia (Hangered)

Private and Medivac

B300,B200,PC12,Lear 45.

GOVT

B1900

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733F,734F,L100-30 Hercules,Saab 340F,DC8-73F,146-100F,146-300F and soon 146-200QC,Convair 580F,ATR42F,Metroliner and not so often 744F and occasionally ad hoc AN12F,AN124F,757F

PAX and FIFO

Dash 8-100,Dash 8-200,Dash 8-300 and Q400
ATR72-500 and ATR72-600
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ERJ 135 and soon 145.
Dornier 228 and 328.
Cessna 441,Caravan.
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B200,B300 (already mentioned in private)
B717,B738,B763,B772,B744,788,B77W,73G and soon 752 .Next year 789.
A332,A321,A320,A333,A380 and occasional A319 charters.Also wingletted A321 with Philippines from time to time.
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E190

Military

A343,757,NH90,C130,KC10,MRTT,BBJ,CL60.

Last week we had 2 USAF MC-30's and next week 2 RNZAF 757's for example of the ad hoc stuff that comes through as well.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:26 pm

Quoting Bluebird191 (Reply 61):
Quoting qfvhoqa (Reply 62):
Quoting DeltaB717 (Reply 63):

The same crew that brings the Aircraft in during the morning, also fly it back in the evening.  
 
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Sun Jul 20, 2014 3:46 am

Quoting zkokq (Reply 76):
The same crew that brings the Aircraft in during the morning, also fly it back in the evening.

When did that change? In March the crew were doing 3 or 4 night stays at BNE's infamous air crew hotel.
 
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Sun Jul 20, 2014 4:36 am

Quoting eaglefarm4 (Reply 75):
You won't get bored in BNE with a huge variety of aircraft types.

Great list.

The military and cargo aircraft would be interesting, but the rest of the larger commercial jets are all available here anyway in larger numbers.

For those who do like spotting smaller aircraft of different varieties, MEL will see an increase in this traffic in coming years with the new Business Jet base that will open up, or you could drive over to Essendon and watch those types of jets and a variety of smaller aircraft.

Spotting in general doesn't seen quite as fun in some regards these days, with less 747's or DC10/MD11 type aircraft around, but at least theres more variety in the domestic aircraft around. Back in the 90's I remember sitting at MEL and seeing nothing but AN and QF all day, with only a few international flights to break that up at times. It got to the point that seeing an East-West plane was a big deal, as it was something that wasn't as common.

The 727's were memorable to spot though, given their 3 engines and noisier sound  
 
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Sun Jul 20, 2014 5:14 am

If Putin ends up attending the G20 in Brisbane later this year would that see the IL-96-300PU in town???
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Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:10 am

Quoting 777Jet (Reply 79):
If Putin ends up attending the G20 in Brisbane later this year would that see the IL-96-300PU in town???

At this rate, that won't be happening.

Even if it did, you likely won't be able to get close to the airport to see much of those aircraft. Security will be quite strict one would expect.
 
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Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:29 am

Quoting IndianicWorld (Reply 80):
Quoting 777Jet (Reply 79):
If Putin ends up attending the G20 in Brisbane later this year would that see the IL-96-300PU in town???

At this rate, that won't be happening.

Even if it did, you likely won't be able to get close to the airport to see much of those aircraft. Security will be quite strict one would expect.

I guess we will see in about 4 months time...

As the planes have to fly in and out I'm sure there might be a few places to spot some of the birds from. Unless, of course, the more hated leaders use the cover of darkness to make their entry and exit  
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Sun Jul 20, 2014 7:46 am

Quoting 777Jet (Reply 81):
As the planes have to fly in and out I'm sure there might be a few places to spot some of the birds from. Unless, of course, the more hated leaders use the cover of darkness to make their entry and exit

I wouldn't put it past them to do so  
 
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Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:04 am

JetGo are going to have quite the little fleet of E-Jets!

Source - CH-Aviation

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JetGo Australia to lease three ERJ-140s from Republic

17JUL2014

JetGo Australia (Brisbane Int'l) will lease three ERJ-140LR aircraft from US operator, Republic Airlines (YX, Chicago O'Hare) SkyWorld Aviation has revealed. The aircraft in question - N297SK (cn 145522), N295SK (cn 145513) and N371SK (cn 145535) - are configured with 44 Economy class seats and due to be delivered in August, September and October this year.

The Australian corporate shuttle and ad-hoc charter specialist also operates three ERJ-135s with one ERJ-145 on order.

JetGo Australia has launched a new website JetGo Australia with a new booking engine for their upcoming RPT services (routes yet to be announced). Interestingly according to Roma's (Queensland) local paper "The Western Star", JetGo is negotiating with the local Council to operate Roma-Sydney services, refer the following link.

Interestingly according to the Airline's website Wi-FI connectivity will be offered on its aircraft.
 
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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:18 am

The end of the one-off livery?? The only JQ A330 all white with JQ decals.

http://www.thejetstarsource.com/jets...sitions-to-brisbane-maintenance-2/

[Edited 2014-07-20 04:22:27]

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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Sun Jul 20, 2014 12:45 pm

Any further updates on services to the new 'Brisbane West' (Toowoomba) Airport? Its meant to open in October IIRC.
 
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Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:01 pm

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The end of the one-off livery?? The only JQ A330 all white with JQ decals.

Only joking of course - maybe it was cheaper for QF to transfer this one to mainline right now because they only have to pay to paint the roo on the tail  
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Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:14 pm

Quoting Flyingsottsman (Reply 69):
Yeah I can imagine I dont get to Sydney much, it would be a plane spoters dream there, better than down here in Melbourne, its become boaring down here now for spotting, same ol same ol. Even SYD gets more frieghters than us down here.

For a bit of nostalgic desktop airline spotting fun take a look at Google Earth/Map's satellite photos of Sydney Airport and see how many airlines/aircraft no longer fly there today.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014 2:00 pm

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JetGo is negotiating with the local Council to operate Roma-Sydney services,

Hey all,
That's one route I am going to fly ASAP ... Maiden flight maybe... New airline, new type of aircraft (ERJ140) for me! Not that many -140s around, and certainly not outside the US. The -145 was much more popular, and the -135 has operated here for a bit now.

As for spotting, I can still generally see something exciting two out of every three times I visit or transit Sydney Airport. I love it that the major eastern seaboard airports all are a little different while Adelaide and Perth are very different due to the unique requirements of the outback. Even little Broome and Kununurra airports got me excited with 'outback' associated stuff.

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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:17 pm

Yes BNE gets huge variety of aircraft compared to other cities and yesterday Lynden Air Cargo L100-30 N403LC a very regular came in from POM.

Also yesterday the AMSA Dornier 328 was doing some search flights.

This week the Nauru Airline Cargo 733F is due on delivery.

Today we have something special but we will talk about that later.

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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:01 am

Not really Australian news, but relevant perhaps for our ever ongoing analysis of Qantas strategy: Jetstar Pacific is getting a A$38m capital injection for expansion. Qantas Group, which owns 30% of the Vietnamese carrier, is "paying its share" by forgiving $10.7m debt.

Hopefully Jetstar Pacific can learn to fly on time to Danang using the money.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:49 am

Indonesia AirAsia A330-300 PK-XRA is on its way to Brisbane from Bali and due in at 1439L. The aircraft and its passengers have a fleeting visit as the aircraft is due to fly back to Bali later in the afternoon. You have to wonder if this is perhaps to announce AirAsia X services to Brisbane?


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Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:02 am

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China Eastern Airlines has extended a $US60 million loan to Jetstar Hong Kong at a time when the Qantas Airways-backed budget carrier has yet to receive regulatory approval to operate.

Qantas, China Eastern and Hong Kong’s Shun Tak Holdings each hold a one-third stake in Jetstar Hong Kong.

The loan from China Eastern was announced to the Hong Kong stock exchange last week. It will not change the ownership structure, but it means the budget carrier will be in the Chinese state-owned airline’s debt. Qantas has not extended any fresh equity or debt capital to Jetstar Hong Kong alongside China Eastern.

Source: SMH

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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:21 am

Quoting allrite (Reply 92):
Hmmmm.

Good money after bad methinks

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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:21 am

Quoting allrite (Reply 92):

Hmmm indeed... Makes you wonder how persistent MU/QF really are on getting this Hong Kong venture off the ground...
They certainly ain't giving up!

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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:09 am

Quoting EK413 (Reply 94):

Sounds like MU & QF believe that JQ HK (should it ever start ops) will be very valuable. CX's lobbying indicates that they may feel the same.
 
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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:44 am

Quoting eaglefarm4 (Reply 89):
Today we have something special but we will talk about that later.

Yeah you sure did lol!

Now we know it was PK-XRA (Indonesia AirAsia X first A330 on its first in-service rotation), do we know WHY it was in BNE?
 
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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:07 am

Route proving is what we have all heard?? but i will still question this till we hear a confirmation.
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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:43 am

Quoting eaglefarm4 (Reply 97):

Route proving is what we have all heard?? but i will still question this till we hear a confirmation.

If they are looking at the SEQ market to Bali, BNE is the only real option available. OOL really does not offer much potential for such an outbound havy leisure route, like DPS is.

Having some flights from KUL to OOL and then DPS to BNE would make sense in tailoring the network to maximise the opportunitoes on offer.

One thing for sure, if JQ is said to be struggling into DPS from BNE now, wait until this occurs. It will be off the route in a heatbeat  
 
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RE: Australian Aviation Thread - Part 101

Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:15 am

Quoting QF175 (Reply 91):
You have to wonder if this is perhaps to announce AirAsia X services to Brisbane?
Quoting IndianicWorld (Reply 98):
One thing for sure, if JQ is said to be struggling into DPS from BNE now, wait until this occurs. It will be off the route in a heatbeat  

It would be interesting to see if JQ stayed as IIRC, JQ doesn't compete on any long haul route with another LCC. I think the 787 is too valuable to waste chasing $100 one way tickets to Bali if Air Asia X does enter DPS-BNE but we will see...

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