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by EK413
Tue May 01, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 339
Views: 32926

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/QTR900/1138863e


& A7-APE operating QR0905 MEL-DOH has gone tech resulting in the flight night stopping.

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qf789 wrote:
A7-API is operating QR's inaugural A388 service to PER today

https://www.flightradar24.com/QTR900/1138863e


& A7-APE operating QR0905 MEL-DOH has gone tech resulting in the flight night stopping.

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by EK413
Tue May 01, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 200
Views: 31987

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

Next A380 positioning SYD-DXB for repaint will VH-OQK on the 16th of May as QF6011.

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by EK413
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

PA515 wrote:
getluv wrote:
7 years ago is not "not so long ago".

Seriously, move on.


Six and a half years, but the same CEO with the same mentality.

PA515


& same CEO who just sold off 1,200 staff.

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by EK413
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China—Australia Air Connectivity Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 2031

Re: China—Australia Air Connectivity Thread

Never seen them in PEK, only PVG. HKG is not mainland China, as QF fanboy keep telling me despite having 120 million in the local area. Why they and JQ are not flying to two dozen mega cities in China is beyond me. Because Chinese fly Chinese carriers. Even QF is the better carrier of the several c...

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by EK413
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

The next QF A380 going in for repaint will be -OQL. Aircraft will ferry to DXB on the 21st of April after operating the SYD-SIN QF81.

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by EK413
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 200
Views: 31987

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

M1ssilez wrote:
When does the next 380 go in for repaint?


-OQL will ferry to DXB on the 21st of April.

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by EK413
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Lisbon Airport
Replies: 83
Views: 11093

Re: New Lisbon Airport

Wasn’t the new airport put on hold until Portugal’s debt is put in order?!?

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by EK413
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

More than likely cashing in to pay for a Dream)liner firm order. Or scraping together pennies to put down a deposit on 20x 777X :D Just like BA, QF will regret offloading it’s catering division. Selling off profitable assets for a short term gain?!? On the other hand Dnata are very well established...

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by EK413
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is NZ flying from LHR-LAX? Is it a connection?
Replies: 57
Views: 8785

Re: Why is NZ flying from LHR-LAX? Is it a connection?

NZ1 is a regular passenger service flown daily by AirNZ. It provides a direct flight between NZ and the UK with LAX as the regular stopover. Apparently AirNZ is quite popular on the route and carries a lot of customers solely between LHR and LAX, but not on to AKL where the flight terminates. Ah ok...

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by EK413
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY cancel PER
Replies: 45
Views: 10355

Re: EY cancel PER

I’m surprised there’s no mention as to what EY will do with their shiny brand new midfield terminal. Once finished there won’t be much of EY left!

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by EK413
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media ... -business/


More than likely cashing in to pay for a Dream)liner firm order.

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qf789 wrote:
Qantas has signed an agreement for the sale of its catering business to dnata

https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media ... -business/


More than likely cashing in to pay for a Dream)liner firm order.

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by EK413
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Ultimate scenario would be a 4 x weekly PER-JNB accompanied by a 3 x weekly PER-CPT, but one can dream. I mean, it would be possible with 1 aircraft. Yea, it'd be great to see the ambition at PER continue, with the likes of: http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=PER+-+CPT%0d%0aPER+-+BOM%0d%0aPER+-+JNB%0d%0aPE...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Perhaps SAA will take on QF in the challenge, and launch something like JNB - MEL or CPT - SYD? :lol: Cheers, C. The writing is on the wall here. I think SA will drop frequency to PER. QF used to fly JNB-PER-SYD and a quite a number of years back used to do JNB-PER as a seasonal flight( this flight...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Interesting news surrounding QF A330 PER-JNB announcement. Great frame utilisation and seem less considering Domestic and Internarional under the one roof. ;)

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by EK413
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

From another angle titles really suit the A380 :) http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r687/pcl138/A8BE74C3-A267-4EED-B49E-DFC7B7A0741D_zpsec6zsefx.jpg Source: Unknown EK413 The winged kangaroo at the nose looks a bit too far forward in relation to the name IMO I agree, however there are pitot tubes...

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by EK413
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

From another angle titles really suit the A380 :)

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by EK413
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 200
Views: 31987

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

The titles really suit the A380 :)

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by EK413
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 200
Views: 31987

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

QF 1st A380 repaint VH-OQF positioning back to SYD on the 11th of April. Scheduled to depart 1020 DXB local arriving SYD 0620 local on the 12th of April. EK413 Here is the first pic of OQF repainted https://www.instagram.com/p/BhTng9ClyWw/?utm_source=ig_embed Looks smart in the new livery :) can’t ...

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Sitting on QF10 PER-MEL and there is literally 4 of us in premium economy... I think it goes to show just how PER-centric this flight is! Pretty spectacular to have a whole row across to myself. Not sure you can judge one flight on a saturday night. Also havent you thought many passengers might be ...

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Sitting on QF10 PER-MEL and there is literally 4 of us in premium economy... I think it goes to show just how PER-centric this flight is! Pretty spectacular to have a whole row across to myself. Umm, do you think travelling on a weekend might make a difference, especially on a sat evening?? Flying ...

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

QF 1st A380 repaint VH-OQF positioning back to SYD on the 11th of April. Scheduled to depart 1020 DXB local arriving SYD 0620 local on the 12th of April. EK413 Interesting that it´s OQF, I would have thought Nancy (QA) would be the first for obvious reasons. I don´t mean the QF32 subject, but this ...

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

QF 1st A380 repaint VH-OQF positioning back to SYD on the 11th of April. Scheduled to depart 1020 DXB local arriving SYD 0620 local on the 12th of April.

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by EK413
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 200
Views: 31987

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

QF 1st A380 repaint VH-OQF positioning back to SYD on the 11th of April. Scheduled to depart 1020 DXB local arriving SYD 0620 local on the 12th of April.

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by EK413
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Any idea what happened with VH-EBD operating QF583? http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r687/pcl138/08691266-7215-4561-8E02-9C26E8EB2982_zps2kckyqhi.jpg EK413 Is this the same bird that had hydraulic issues earlier in the week ? also enroute Syd > Per An767 I’m not sure if that was -EBD OR -EBM? EK...

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by EK413
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Any idea what happened with VH-EBD operating QF583?

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by EK413
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is new SAA fleet announcement imminent?
Replies: 51
Views: 6473

Re: Is new SAA fleet announcement imminent?

Given their financial situation, how are they going to pay for a new fleet? Is the S.A. government going to bail them out yet again? They have no option but to get rid of the fuel guzzlers and revamp their management and workers. The market is there its huge and they can make profit with proper man...

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by EK413
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Emirates Sydney Changes
Replies: 13
Views: 4775

Re: Strange Emirates Sydney Changes

Yeah, EK will probably announce they are downgrading the CHC tag to 77W and let the 388 sit on the ground that day seeing as QF has A388 facilities here and minor maintenance could be carried out here if need be. 77W will provide better economics and better turnaround times as well as being more ca...

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by EK413
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Wouldn’t HNA exit impact VA recent entry to the MEL-HKG & (soon) SYD-HKG services?!? I’m pretty sure HNA aren’t going to hand over those HKG slots over and pack their bags. EK413 If HNA sold out of VA and the HKG routes did get pulled and VA needed a quick solution as to where to send some A330...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 59
Views: 10059

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

Newly more detailed interior designs https://image.ibb.co/mDSFjn/094354zkq8pqsk2hyqj7j2.jpg https://image.ibb.co/kOTAH7/094645sazizq7pak7kwpip.jpg https://image.ibb.co/gxohVS/094428f0aiu5n57pz2lpas.jpg https://image.ibb.co/n7KBPn/094419e0nurl23c35ni5gr.jpg https://image.ibb.co/c3O5jn/094524vpcbcmdy1...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Wouldn’t HNA exit impact VA recent entry to the MEL-HKG & (soon) SYD-HKG services?!? I’m pretty sure HNA aren’t going to hand over those HKG slots over and pack their bags. EK413 I don't think HNA is just going to pack up shop and move on so soon. I know that they have a very complicated situat...

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by EK413
Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

The best outcome for VA would be to have SQ take a larger interest, with EY and HNA exiting. HNA have some significant issues they are trying to manage, which also makes it likely they could be seriously considering selling their stake. Wouldn’t HNA exit impact VA recent entry to the MEL-HKG & ...

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by EK413
Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Lufthansa Group returning to Australasia?
Replies: 63
Views: 8775

Re: Possibility of Lufthansa Group returning to Australasia?

KL once served AMS-KUL-SYD & now code-share on MH. I can’t remember the year KL pulled out of SYD? EK413 The last KL flight from SYD was on the 23 March 2001, presumably that was the end of the NW schedule for that year. Flight operated as KL843 as SYD-SIN-AMS, 744 PH-BFI CIty of Jakarta operat...

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by EK413
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Lufthansa Group returning to Australasia?
Replies: 63
Views: 8775

Re: Possibility of Lufthansa Group returning to Australasia?

KL once served AMS-KUL-SYD & now code-share on MH. I can’t remember the year KL pulled out of SYD?

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by EK413
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

Looks like EK have downgraded one of the DXB-SYD and SYD-DXB services from A380 to B77W during August/September. Looks like its EK416 DXB-SYD the 1720pm arrival and EK417 the 1605pm departure from SYD. How will this work when the arrival is 1720pm and the departure is 1605pm in Sydney? Is this a sc...

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by EK413
Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

eta unknown wrote:
Cargo is gravy and I doubt anyone is making money on economy AU-Europe fares.


I know freight is gravy. PER-LHR has been weight restricted the 1st week. The 1st flight with unblocked seats departed only 2-3 days ago.

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by EK413
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 54454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

From day 1 QF is confident PER-LHR will make money I doubt they made any money on day 1 given most of the seats were given to the media as freebies :D Cargo? And economy werent all media I don’t think there was enough if any freight on the 1st PER-LHR. Regardless can’t complain FREE publicity. EK413

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by EK413
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh
Replies: 110
Views: 24708

Re: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh

A lot of white - but I actually really like it! The other old one whilst different and distinctive was very 90s this is a lot more modern!! I wonder if we’ll see new uniforms? They are very 80s. What’s BAH airport like? I note MCT has just opened their new terminal, allowing for a much much better ...

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by EK413
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh
Replies: 110
Views: 24708

Re: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh

She’s out of paint and in her new dress! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DZkWgx-U0AAHQaY?format=jpg&name=medium https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/979839174617448448?s=21 A lot of white - but I actually really like it! The other old one whilst different and distinctive was very 90s this is a lot ...

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by EK413
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh
Replies: 110
Views: 24708

Re: Gulf Air unveils growth strategy, upcoming brand refresh

I wonder if we’ll see new uniforms? They are very 80s. What’s BAH airport like? I note MCT has just opened their new terminal, allowing for a much much better transfer experience for WY customers, another competitor in the region for GF. I thought BAH was under going major renovations & expansi...

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by EK413
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 593
Views: 53577

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018

Not long to go until QF move from T7 to T8 at JFK. Definitely an upgrade in facilities ;) Qantas Moving to Terminal 8 at New York’s JFK Airport Qantas will shift its operations to Terminal 8 at New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport from 3 April 2018. Terminal 8 at JFK Airport is home to Qantas’ p...

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by EK413
Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 593
Views: 53577

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018

Why is there a QF 738 parked on the taxiway near ATC at CBR? Didn’t get the registration. It’s -VZR operating QF737 CBR-ADL service. http://i1362.photobucket.com/albums/r687/pcl138/E05C4557-5C6B-428C-999F-5D813264ABC1_zpsf67vhqrl.jpg Which departed... Flight QF737 from Canberra to Adelaide https://...

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by EK413
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 593
Views: 53577

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018

Its now only 33mins late. Are we really going to talk about flights that are delayed half an hour??? For the record looks like its been early/ontime every other day. The crew hours on the PER-LHR service are extremely tight hence the post mentioning the delay. Anything beyond the 40 minutes & t...

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by EK413
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 593
Views: 53577

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018

Attempting to find a link but in a separate thread there are reports of QF being fined by The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). US DOT is out with a civil consent order penalty of $125,000 aganist Qantas for violations of Cabotage regulations. DOT investigation revealed Qantas U.S. website of...

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by EK413
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 593
Views: 53577

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018

Qantas says they could start ORD by the end of the year https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-eyes-chicago-as-next-non-stop-boeing-787-route?utm_source=hero Disappointing QF find them selves behind the 8 ball with NZ already announcing their own ORD services. Appears Mr Obama’s visit to New Zealand could...

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by EK413
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!
Replies: 264
Views: 34197

Re: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!

My thoughts towards the revised LH livery are mixed. The lack of colour (yellow) disappointing otherwise the livery is clean. Trust me it’s taken up until now to accept this livery as it rolls out on all fleet types. The test will be the A380.

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by EK413
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 593
Views: 53577

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018

Well this only took 5 days, QF9 PER-LHR is delayed by 40 minutes tonight Its now only 33mins late. Are we really going to talk about flights that are delayed half an hour??? For the record looks like its been early/ontime every other day. The crew hours on the PER-LHR service are extremely tight he...

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by EK413
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 593
Views: 53577

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018

redroo wrote:
Might just be easier to permanently block off the B and J seats to give more room for sleeping on the LHR flights :-)


Isn’t this available OR was available on NZ & are dropping it all together?

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by EK413
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 68756

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

We in the QF PER-LHR inaugural thread preferred remained that way & stick to the topic. If you interested discussing B787 ULH suggest heading over to the correct thread... http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=587447 EK413 Umm haven’t you been one of the people discussing 787 ULH ops? ...

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by EK413
Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 593
Views: 53577

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2018

Some interesting (if maybe wildly unrealistic) ideas being raised by AJ for using cargo space on ULH flights to provide additional passenger amenities - https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-mulls-new-airline-class-and-exercise-areas-for-project-sunrise?utm_source=hero Given the mantra around flexibility...

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by EK413
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 68756

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

As I said, there are not too many routes the 787 has really opened up. In most cases, it has simply replaced an older aircraft type on existing routes. There are some exceptions, either in the ULH arena such as PER-LHR or on niche routes such as TYO-DUS/BOS or LHR-AUS, but mostly the 787 is just an...

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