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Final QANTAS 747 scheduled services for Los Angeles, Brisbane and Hong Kong

Nov 29, 2018 No Comments by

After over 34 years of non-stop trans-Pacific 747 services, QANTAS operated its last regularly scheduled 747 flight to Los Angeles on 28 November 2018. The last flight, flying as QF55 from Brisbane to Los Angeles, was operated by aircraft registration VH-OJS, a Boeing 747-438 named ‘Hamilton Island, delivered new to the airline on 30 September […]

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QANTAS to deploy Airbus A330s on flights to Bali

Oct 05, 2018 No Comments by

EXCLUSIVE: QANTAS is to set significantly increase its capacity on daily services between Sydney and Bali (Ngurah Rai Airport, Denpasar). The carrier will upgrade the aircraft type from a Boeing 737-800 to an Airbus A330-200 effective 17 December 2018. The A330 operated flights will run until 29 January 2019, which will cover a traditionally busy […]

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Emirates scales back Australian services

Sep 28, 2018 No Comments by

Emirates has announced adjustments and frequency reductions on its Australian services from Dubai including selected services operating via Singapore and Bangkok. Selected services will see capacity reductions from Airbus A380 to Boeing 777 aircraft. The changes affect the following services. Flights between Dubai and Adelaide Effective 28 October until 30 November 2018 and also 1 […]

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QANTAS reintroduces First Class service to Hong Kong

Aug 30, 2018 No Comments

QANTAS is set to reintroduce a First Class service on its A380 flights from Sydney to Hong Kong effective 01 December 2018 and at this stage until 31 March 2019. First Class service to Hong Kong on QANTAS aircraft last operated on 20 September 2014. Whilst the A380 has operated seasonally to Hong Kong for […]

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Safety concerns raised from QANTAS cabin crew operating London-Perth flights

May 18, 2018 No Comments

Safety concerns have been raised for QANTAS cabin crew operating the non-stop London-Perth flights which started in March this year. These flights are exclusively operated by “QANTAS Cabin Crew UK (QCCUK)”. QCCUK is a subsidiary company of the airline which employs people on different work agreements and conditions compared to the legacy crew based in […]

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QANTAS First Class service to Asia resumes

Mar 03, 2018 No Comments

After an almost five year hiatus, QANTAS will once again offer a First Class service to Singapore from tomorrow, 04 March 2018 with the resumption of A380 operated flights from Sydney. When the A380 flights to London were re-routed via Dubai as a consequence of the Emirates alliance, it also signaled the end of First […]

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American Airlines and QANTAS file new application with US DOT

Feb 27, 2018 No Comments

American Airlines and QANTAS have filed a new application with the United States Department of Transport (DOT) seeking approval to form a joint business agreement (JBA) for services between North America and Australia/New Zealand. The US DOT in 2016 requested a “show cause order” that rejected the proposed QF-AA agreement. The two carriers subsequently withdrew […]

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QANTAS Emirates Alliance set to be re-authorised for further five years

Feb 16, 2018 No Comments

The alliance between QANTAS and Emirates, which started in 2013, is likely to be re-authorised for a further five years by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). In a media release dated 16 February 2018, the ACCC Commissioner Roger Featherson states “that the alliance is likely to continue to result in a range of […]

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QANTAS releases 787 schedules from Brisbane

Jan 30, 2018 No Comments

QANTAS will inaugurate Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner long haul services from 01 September 2018. The carrier’s daily QF15/QF16 Brisbane – Los Angeles flight, presently operated by Boeing 747-400s, will be replaced by the Dreamliner. The 787 will continue from Los Angeles to New York Kennedy Airport as an extension of the QF11/12 flight, also presently operated […]

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QantasLink to operate Airbus A320 aircraft

Jan 16, 2018 No Comments

According to a report in Travel Daily Australia (16 January 2018), QantasLink will add two Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet. These aircraft will be transferred from Jetstar Australia to QantasLink, however in the future they will be sourced from the Jetstar Asia order. The Airbus A320 will be operated and maintained by the QANTAS Group wholly-owned […]

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