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by vhqpa
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Multi-engine type fleet of same aircraft
Replies: 36
Views: 3281

Re: Multi-engine type fleet of same aircraft

Qantas is another airline which has operated mixed engine fleets. Their 767-200ERs were JT9D powered. The 767-300ERs from their own order were CF6-80 powered. They later operated ex BA 767-300ERs which were RB211 powered. They operated all three subfleets concurrently from about 2000-2005. Also thei...

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by vhqpa
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest & shortest routes in airline networks
Replies: 42
Views: 2345

Re: Longest & shortest routes in airline networks

RyanairGuru wrote:
Qantas:

ADL-KGC 78mi
PER-LHR 9009mi


I'll add shortest mainline

MEL-CBR 254 nm.

(A quick check on flightaware and FR24 indicates SYD-CBR is now all Qantaslink mainly Dash 8 but a few 717s)


And for VA

Longest MEL-LAX 6883 nm
Shortest SYD-CBR 128 nm

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by vhqpa
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Countries where the busiest airport is not in or near the capital
Replies: 34
Views: 2387

Re: Countries where the busiest airport is not in or near the capital

Another one is Fiji. NAN being the main gateway as opposed to SUV serving the capital but only having limited International service.

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by vhqpa
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 143
Views: 15909

Re: Nordic aviation - 2019

I'm not 100% sure but I'd hazard a guess and say it goes on scheduled departure time. So in your examples AY143 departing at 0040 is counted as 2019. And AY131 departing at 2355 is counted as 2018 even if there is a delay keeping it on the ground past midnight.

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by vhqpa
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF64 JNB-SYD returning to JNB (27/12/2018)
Replies: 12
Views: 4900

Re: QF64 JNB-SYD returning to JNB (27/12/2018)

According to the Qantas website the delayed QFA64 is due to leave at 2030 arriving at YSSY at 1700 Saturday.

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by vhqpa
Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your best flights of 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1835

Re: Your best flights of 2018

1. Norlandair Twin Otter Akureyri to Grimsey and return. The particular aircraft I flew on was 43 years old. 2. Icelandair 757-200 Keflavik to Oslo. First and likely only 757 flight. I was mesmerised by the winter landscape over Norway. I basically had my face stuck to the window from crossing the c...

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by vhqpa
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF64 JNB-SYD returning to JNB (27/12/2018)
Replies: 12
Views: 4900

Re: QF64 JNB-SYD returning to JNB (27/12/2018)

Cointrin330 wrote:
Which 747-400ER is operating this flight?


According to FR24 VH-OEH. Still on the ground at FAOR

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by vhqpa
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 320
Views: 45416

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2018

A couple of anecdotes from my recent QF flights to/from LHR. I flew on QF1 to London mid November. The SIN-LHR sector was completely empty at least in Y. I sat in the upper deck mini cabin with two seats to myself. Cabin crew advised passengers downstairs was also empty with plenty of spare blocks o...

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by vhqpa
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare aircraft to fly on thread 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 3115

Re: Rare aircraft to fly on thread 2018

I'm looking to log a Boeing 757-300 . Did you manage to log a 757-300? The 753 is the type I have (so far) put the most effort, time and money into logging. Unfortunately not. I ending up booking two flights with Icelandair one on each 757 variant. My CDG-KEF flight which was a 752 at time of booki...

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by vhqpa
Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lady at CLT
Replies: 81
Views: 18531

Re: Lufthansa Lady at CLT

Would it be cruel and politically incorrect to ask why the folks with a butterfly net don't corral this woman and take her in for a mental evaluation? In Florida it's called The Baker Act so I assume North Carolina has a similar statute on the books. Why? The behaviour is definitely odd, but at the...

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by vhqpa
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Questions regarding suffix of plane model
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: Questions regarding suffix of plane model

With the A321 neo the NX suffix represents the new spaceflex exit configuration with 2 overwing exits (I believe the technical term is Type III?) and the mid size exit towards the aft of the fuselage. 5232007 A321-251N - old exit configuration same as the A321 ceo 5103877 A321-251NX - spaceflex conf...

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by vhqpa
Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 statistics
Replies: 51
Views: 2417

Your 2018 statistics

We are now approaching the the end of 2018. Please share as much as you like of your personal aviation statistics of the year. Here are some of mine: Total distance traveled: 24,565 nm Sectors flown: 22 Longest flight: London/Heathrow - Perth 7,829 nm 15h41m Shortest flight: Akureyri - Grimsey 54 nm...

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by vhqpa
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A319neo CFM Leap-1A is certified
Replies: 62
Views: 7915

Re: A319neo CFM Leap-1A is certified

I agree that the A319 neo will be for the most part a niche aircraft for ops to high altitude airfields. I suspect a few will end up flying around Tibet. I expect once the A318/A319 ceo is out of production we'll start seeing A319 neos built in ACJ configuration, probably outnumbering A319 neo in ai...

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by vhqpa
Sat Dec 22, 2018 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 68098

Re: Gatwick drone closures

According to ABC News (Australia) 2 people have been arrested

https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-22/two-arrested-over-gatwick-illegal-drone-activity/10663776?pfmredir=sm

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by vhqpa
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JQ tailstrike paranoia or industry practice?
Replies: 17
Views: 4455

Re: JQ tailstrike paranoia or industry practice?

When JQ first started c.2004/2005 they had an open seating policy. It was quite common for them to block seats off with these orange belts (similar material to a seat belt IIRC) feed around the armrests.

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by vhqpa
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair 737-400 seating capacity
Replies: 10
Views: 2417

Re: Flair 737-400 seating capacity

If we're talking exact lengths. Both the -600/-700 are about 20 centimetres longer than the -500/-300. I believe this is to accommodate the larger vertical stabiliser. But the cabin lengths could very well be same between the two pairs of models.

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by vhqpa
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair 737-400 seating capacity
Replies: 10
Views: 2417

Re: Flair 737-400 seating capacity

The -400 is also 3 metres shorter than a -800 so there is less space in the cabin. Also increasing the seat count does not increase yields. It's all well and good if they can fill those extra seats with passengers with sustainable fares, but if they have to discount seats in order to go out full it ...

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by vhqpa
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you flown the alphabet?
Replies: 36
Views: 2007

Re: Have you flown the alphabet?

A AF AN B C D DJ DY E EK F FI FQ G H I J JQ K KL L LA M MI N NY NZ O OT P Q6 QF Q R S SK T TT U V VA VC W WF X Y Z ZL Regionals marketed by another airline (some without IATA) EAG Eagle Air (NZ) EAQ Eastern Australia Airlines (QF) NC National Jet/Cobham (QF) NTL Air National (NZ) NZM Mount Cook Airl...

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by vhqpa
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 68991

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

Pure speculation on my part but maybe it's something along the lines of applying for a JV with NZ to cover the Australia - US market (independent of the current NZ-US JV) and pulling IAH-SYD in favour of EWR-AKL. Although with the trouble QF and AA have had with their proposed JV I'm not too sure. S...

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by vhqpa
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 331
Views: 32934

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Back home from my Europe trip 13NOV QF 51 BNE-SIN A330-200 VH-EBP 13NOV QF 1 SIN-LHR A380-800 VH-OQH 17NOV AF 1381 LHR-CDG A319-100 F-GRHZ 17NOV AF 1740 CDG-AMS A318-100 F-GUGI 18NOV KL 1233 AMS-CDG B737-800 PH-BXK 21NOV FI 543 CDG-KEF B767-300ER TF-ISW 23NOV NY 112 RKV-AEY DHC8-Q400 TF-FXI 23NOV FN...

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by vhqpa
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 in Air Berlin livery at LHR 09/Dec/2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: A320 in Air Berlin livery at LHR 09/Dec/2018

TC957 wrote:
This is flying for Eurowings, they took over many AB A320's. As far as I know, there are / were 3 320's still in AB colours that haven't been in the paint shop yet.


Excellent thanks for your answer.

Going through FR24 history it looks like it was D-ABZI that did a DUS/LHR/DUS turn.

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by vhqpa
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 in Air Berlin livery at LHR 09/Dec/2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

A320 in Air Berlin livery at LHR 09/Dec/2018

Not sure if this the appropriate place to ask, if so move it elsewhere. I flew out of LHR the other day (09/12). One thing I noticed was an A320 still in full Air Berlin colours with a blue rudder landed on 24L at around 1115-1145. As my aircraft taxied to 24R I saw it parked at Terminal 2. It had a...

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by vhqpa
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TF-GAY now in the air flying KEF-DEL
Replies: 26
Views: 8711

Re: TF-GAY now in the air flying KEF-DEL

Assuming it's running to the original schedule. Although obviously they won't be going more than 3x weekly with a single A330. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/278614/wow-air-plans-delhi-launch-in-dec-2018/ On each turn it spends just over 22 hours (46 hours once a week) on the KEF ...

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by vhqpa
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Announcing Connecting Flight on Arrival
Replies: 33
Views: 3334

Re: Announcing Connecting Flight on Arrival

I noticed AF did it on approach to CDG, but with the crew's heavily accented English I could barely understand what was being said. Also had a QF flight BNE-SIN that was running an hour late. There was an announcement for pax connecting on 3K to BKK that they wouldn't make their connection and had b...

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by vhqpa
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane
Replies: 100
Views: 5846

Re: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane

I'm going to Europe for the first time in November and I planned a lot of my intra Europe flying around new types/airlines, I've planned: - AF LHR-CDG-AMS for 319/318 - KL AMS-CDG for KL (but ended having to change to AF metal as I changed dates and KL didn't have a suitable timed flight.) - FI CDG...

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by vhqpa
Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Taupo Touring in a Robinson R-44
Replies: 1
Views: 1642

Re: Taupo Touring in a Robinson R-44

Wow I wouldn't have expected to see a Mil Mi-8 in New Zealand of all places. Last December (2017) year my mother and I toured New Zealand had I known there was a Mil Mi-8 in Taupo we would have had a look at it, although we did visit the Macca's with a DC-3. I see from your previous TR that you did ...

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by vhqpa
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *Unconfirmed* Air France terminates Joon
Replies: 99
Views: 24807

Re: *Unconfirmed* Air France terminates Joon

Hopefully they do kill the brand off. I always thought it was a stupid concept with no real cost advantages. Even as a so called "Millenial" the way they converted a particular route to Joon only (ie. No AF branded flights) would send me straight to a competitor. By specifically targeting ...

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by vhqpa
Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Perth get a non stop flight to the US ?
Replies: 100
Views: 11377

Re: When will Perth get a non stop flight to the US ?

Unfortunately I can't see a nonstop PER-US flight happening for at least 10 years. It's just that much too far for the 787 it would require the outcome of Project Sunrise which as far as I know is already earmarked for East Coast Australia to LON/East Coast US. And I can't see a US airline being int...

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by vhqpa
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weirdest Connections You've Ever Made
Replies: 98
Views: 5185

Re: Weirdest Connections You've Ever Made

My most bizarre one has to be BNE-LSY-SYD. LSY is a town of about 25,000 about 20 mins flying time south of BNE which briefly had a short lived (2 weeks) service by ZL to BNE to facilitate aircraft rotation. I had a bag checked through to SYD and I think I might have been the first connecting passen...

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by vhqpa
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How populist are you?
Replies: 55
Views: 2386

Re: How populist are you?

I got non populist left. One hexagon below the populist/non populist line and six hexagons to left of the left/right. Most similar: Barack Obama Least similar: Donald Trump I have to say I somewhat disagree with the result. I've always described myself as a centrist. I can't stand the whole current ...

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by vhqpa
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you landed at the alphabet?
Replies: 59
Views: 3674

Re: Have you landed at the alphabet?

A - ADL, AEY, AKL, ALF*, AMS, ASP, AYQ B - BCI, BGO*, BHE, BNE C - CBR, CDG, CHC, CNS D - DRW E - (none) F - (none) G - GLT, GRY H - HKK, HKT I - (none) J - (none) K - KEF, KGC L - LHR, LRE, LSY M - MCY, MEL, MKY O - OOL, OSL* P - PER Q - (none) R - RKV, ROK S - SIN, SYD T - TMW, TOS*, TRD*, TSV, TW...

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by vhqpa
Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI and their Boeing 767-300
Replies: 15
Views: 4360

Re: FI and their Boeing 767-300

I had my first flight on FI a few days ago and I have to say it's a nice business model they have. Buy cheap second hand aircraft; put in a nice new interior; link as many European and North American cities using KEF as a huge scissor hub; and offer free Iceland stopovers for transitting passengers....

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by vhqpa
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 331
Views: 32934

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Halfway through my Europe trip 13NOV QF 51 BNE-SIN A330-202 VH-EBP 13NOV QF 1 SIN-LHR A380-842 VH-OQH 17NOV AF 1381 LHR-CDG A319-111 F-GRHZ 17NOV AF 1740 CDG-AMS A318-111 F-GUGI 18NOV KL 1233 AMS-CDG B737-8K2 (WL) PH-BXK 21NOV FI 543 CDG-KEF B767-319ER (WL) TF-ISW 23NOV NY 112 RKV-AEY DHC8-Q402 TF-F...

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by vhqpa
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 91370

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

Currently sitting on VH-EBP about to fly QF51 BNE-SIN I believe this is it's first flight in J27Y224 config.

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by vhqpa
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana EMB 190 Squawked 7700 after erratic flight; landed safely
Replies: 136
Views: 33254

Re: Air Astana EMB 190 Squawked 7700 after erratic flight; landed safely

That's insane I can't say I'm 100% sure but at one point it looks like they stalled loosing around 8,000' and spun at least 180° before recovering. It would be interesting to see what the cause was. I'm so happy about the outcome.

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by vhqpa
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Naming an aircraft?
Replies: 15
Views: 2315

Re: Naming an aircraft?

From the top of my head not counting your QF and VA examples SAS - Longstanding Viking theme Norwegian - They even dedicate the tail design. BA - Historically did but I don't think they do anymore. NZ - on the 744 fleet they did and I recall the 732 fleet had names. FI - names their fleet after Icel...

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by vhqpa
Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 46235

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

I'm not sure if it has already been mentioned but the other day (08/11) RW 01/19 at YBBN/BNE got redesignated RW 01R/19L in preparation for the parallel runway.

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by vhqpa
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 91370

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

I just noticed my QF51 flight next week got downgauged from a 333 to a 332. From the seat map it appears to be in the new J27Y224 config. Is there any difference in the hard product in Y compared to the refurbished 333 fleet?

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by vhqpa
Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair accused of inaction over racist incident on FR9015 flight from BCN to STN
Replies: 110
Views: 12748

Re: Ryanair accused of inaction over racist incident on FR9015 flight from BCN to STN

Why do so many video an incident instead of getting involved and ending it? what could the passengers have done? only the fa's could have solved this issue. The flight crew should have pulled a united on him. Yeah the only way to deal with someone who's using hurtful words is to beat them until the...

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by vhqpa
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 331
Views: 32934

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

13 NOV QF51 BNE-SIN A330-300 13 NOV QF1 SIN-LHR A380-800 17 NOV AF1381 LHR-CDG A319-100 17 NOV AF1740 CDG-AMS A318-100 18 NOV KL1233 AMS-CDG 737-800(WL) 21 NOV FI543 CDG-KEF 767-300ER(WL) 23 NOV NY112 RKV-AEY Dash 8-Q400 23 NOV FNA536 AEY-GRY DHC-6-300 23 NOV FNA537 GRY-AEY DHC-6-300 23 NOV NY147 AE...

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by vhqpa
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with the best one-seat ride to downtown??
Replies: 102
Views: 6340

Re: Airports with the best one-seat ride to downtown??

Australian airports are quite poor in this regard. Almost always they're privatised, and in the case of SYD and BNE they're ran on public rolling stock. In BNE the 16km trip to the CBD costs the same as a ~250km trip from Gold Coast to Gympie on the exact same rolling stock. In SYD the rail link con...

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by vhqpa
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Opposite Direction Runway Operations
Replies: 35
Views: 5027

Re: Opposite Direction Runway Operations

Interesting I haven't heard of that combination being used at SYD before. I know they have noise abatement procedure when conditions allow which is 16L for departures (34L for flights which require the longer runway) and 34L for arrivals. This keeps most aircraft over Botany bay.

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by vhqpa
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qantas future longhaul routes
Replies: 53
Views: 8018

Re: Qantas future longhaul routes

BNE-WLG nonstop would be good too. Is there scope to link a BNE-WLG service with the new B787 base in BNE to provide connectivity QF doesnt currently provide on the 2 x daily SYD-WLG or daily MEL-WLG? Definitely not a 787. If it happens it will be a 73H or JQ 320. But then again it's not a long hau...

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by vhqpa
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qantas future longhaul routes
Replies: 53
Views: 8018

Re: Qantas future longhaul routes

I believe BNE-DFW is next on the radar in addition to SYD-YVR. MEL-DFW is too far for even the 789 I was told so it will have to wait until the A350ULR or B777X arrive... MEL-DFW is roughly the same distance as PER-LHR, a tiny bit shorter in fact. Should the QF/AA JV get approved I could see QF lau...

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by vhqpa
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 47063

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

Wednesday's QF50 SFO-MEL (VH-ZNC) didnt leave SFO and is now scheduled to depart at 2000 local on Thursday as QF50D, nearly 22 hours behind schedule. As a result QF9 today has been cancelled. Is this just the PER-MEL-PER legs of QF10/QF9 cancelled with tonight's QF9 still operating the PER-LHR sect...

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by vhqpa
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways CEO threatens withdrawal from OneWorld Alliance
Replies: 130
Views: 32371

Re: Qatar Airways CEO threatens withdrawal from OneWorld Alliance

I doubt Alan Joyce and Doug Parker would lose any sleep if QR up and left Oneworld.

I wasn't aware QF a private entity was blocking QR access to Australia. Last time I checked the Australian government decided when they want to renegotiate bilaterals, not Qantas.

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by vhqpa
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What was 1st type of aircraft to offer regular Non Stop passenger service across the Atlantic?
Replies: 49
Views: 10383

Re: What was 1st type of aircraft to offer regular Non Stop passenger service across the Atlantic?

Having a quick look at propliners I can't find anything conclusive but did find this on the wiki page for DC-7 Since the late 1940s Pan Am and other airlines had scheduled a few non-stop flights from New York to Europe, but westward non-stops against the prevailing wind were rarely possible with an ...

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by vhqpa
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Hero-to-Zero aviation company?
Replies: 21
Views: 1743

Re: Most Hero-to-Zero aviation company?

Alongside Pan Am (The obvious answer for me, they were a global icon), and TWA (Got ran to ground literally), Braniff also get an honorable mention for me. They were one of the most profitable airlines in US for years, and collapsed quick after deregulation. May I add, Trans-Australia Airlines And ...

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by vhqpa
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can a 747-400 fly JFK-HKG non-stop
Replies: 35
Views: 11693

Re: Can a 747-400 fly JFK-HKG non-stop

I guess longest scheduled 747-400 was SYD DFW (which was weight-restricted, and only nonstop in one direction)? I think that was a 74E route. The regular 744 never did SYD-DFW. However, a 744 VH-OJA pulled of LHR-SYD nonstop for a VIP flight. Not never, only once. QF sent in the last minute VH-OJC ...

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by vhqpa
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Fleet Strategy by Manufacturer
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: Airline Fleet Strategy by Manufacturer

If an airline has a fleet consisting of more than one manufacturer it gives the airline more leverage negotiating future aircraft deals as the order has a better chance of going to the other manufacturer if a particular manufacturer isn't competitive enough.

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