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John Travolta donates his QANTAS Boeing 707 to HARS Albion Park

May 27, 2017 No Comments by

John Travolta has donated one of his private jets, a Boeing 707-138B which sports a retro QANTAS livery to the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) in Albion Park, NSW, Australia. The aircraft will join the Boeing 747-438 reg VH-OJA donated by QANTAS in 2015. In the press release dated 27 May 2017, Mr Travolta states: […]

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Southwest Airlines migrates to new reservation system

May 09, 2017 No Comments by

Southwest Airlines migrated to a new reservations system on Tuesday, 08 May 2017. America’s original low-cost carrier will use the Amadeus Altéa platform to perform its reservation and check-in functions. This system is used by major airlines such as QANTAS, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines. The Madrid-based Amadeus in fact has over 100 airlines […]

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Zone A First Cabin on QANTAS 747 VH-OEB gets a refresh

Apr 28, 2017 No Comments by

Business Class passengers travelling in Zone A, the iconic “nose” section  aboard QANTAS’ Boeing 747-400 registration VH-OEB would have been in for quite a treat. The cabin has been recently refreshed. The seats have have received new padding and coverings in a deep blue colour. The cabin has new carpet along with a general refresh […]

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QANTAS 787-9 Perth-London schedules announced

Apr 27, 2017 No Comments

The much anticipated QANTAS Boeing 787-9 non-stop flights from Perth to London Heathrow will commence on 24 March 2018. The carrier has confirmed the flight would originate in Melbourne Tullamarine leaving directly from the International Terminal (MEL T2). For the Perth – London leg the flight will depart from QANTAS own terminal (T3/T4) which have […]

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QANTAS 787-9 delivery dates and registrations

Apr 26, 2017 No Comments

The registrations and tentative delivery dates for the first four QANTAS’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners are: VH-ZNA due for delivery 12 October 2017 VH-ZNB due for delivery 01 December 2017 VH-ZNC due for delivery 31 December 2017 VH-ZND due for delivery 22 February 2018 The three-class configured aircraft has a total of 236 seats made up […]

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Virgin Australia confirms Melbourne – Hong Kong flights

Mar 21, 2017 No Comments

Virgin Australia has announced its new Hong Kong flights will operate non-stop from Melbourne Tullamarine airport. The flights are scheduled to commence from 05 July 2017 initially five times weekly in collaboration with the HNA Group of airlines such as Hong Kong Airlines. VA will use two-class configured Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Virgin’s arrival on this […]

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Virgin Australia confirms flights to Hong Kong

Feb 17, 2017 No Comments

Virgin Australia has confirmed it will operate Airbus A330 services from Australia to Hong Kong starting in middle of 2017. It has not yet been announced from which Australian city these new services will operate from at this time. Flights will be operated in collaboration with the airlines of VA shareholder HNA Aviation Group. These […]

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QANTAS resumes Beijing flights

Oct 13, 2016 No Comments

QANTAS has announced it will resumed daily service to Beijing’s “Capital Airport” (PEK) from 25 January 2017. The carrier last served Beijing in 2009. The daily A330 service will be operated non-stop from Sydney in collaboration with code-share partner China Eastern Airlines (MU). This service will be in addition to QANTAS’s daily A330 service from […]

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Singapore Airlines launches new Sydney – Jakarta flights

Sep 28, 2016 No Comments

Singapore Airlines has announced it will launch new services from Singapore to Sydney via Jakarta, Indonesia. The new flights will take effect from 23 November 2016 and will operate thrice weekly using two class Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft. The airlines will have full traffic rights on all sectors including the Indonesia Australia sector. The Sydney […]

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QANTAS set to close Brisbane call centre on 14 June 2016

Feb 25, 2016 No Comments

The QANTAS call centre in Brisbane is set to close on 14 June 2016, meaning Hobart will be the sole call centre located in Australia for the airline. Approximately 150 remaining staff are affected by this closure. They have been left without any concrete date for closure for quite some time. The closure of the […]

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