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QANTAS resumes Vancouver seasonal flights

Feb 04, 2015 No Comments by

QANTAS will resume seasonal services to Vancouver for both the northern summer and winter. There will be a total of 33 return services comprised of 13 services during June/July and an extended winter schedule of 20 return services December-January. The flights will once again be operated by 3 Class 747-400s. Vancouver schedule: 20 June to […]

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Jetstar International adds new routes

Dec 17, 2014 No Comments by

According to Travel Daily (Australia) Jetstar International will add a new non-stop thrice weekly service from Cains to Bali (Denpasar) effective 31 March 2015. Furthemore, the wholly-owned QANTAS Group subsidiary airline will add a four times weekly Melbourne Tullamarine – Wellington service from 30 March 2015 Domestically, the carrier will resume non-stop Gold Coast – Perth services […]

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Last QANTAS 767 flight re-numbered as QF767

Dec 10, 2014 No Comments by

The last scheduled revenue QANTAS 767 flight has been appropriately renumbered to mark this special occasion. The regular flight number of QF452 will be replaced as QF767 as a one off for Melbourne-Sydney service on 27 December. Timings for this service remain unchanged: QF 767 on 27 December 2014 departing Melbourne Tullamarine at 17:00 arriving […]

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British Airways to offer combined air/rail bookings with Heathrow Express/First Great Western

Dec 01, 2014 No Comments

British Airways has partnered with Heathrow Express and First Great Western to offer a single booking that combines rail and air travel. The partnership will take effect from 05 December 2014 and is available through travel agents. Up to 11 First Great Western stations will be offered. This move is designed to allow BA customers […]

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Seat maps for reconfigured QANTAS A330s

Nov 19, 2014 No Comments

In an Airline Hub Buzz exclusive, the seat maps for the QANTAS reconfigured A330s, featuring the new Business Suites, the seat map configuration is shown. The A330-200 and A330-300 will both have 28 seats respectively in the Business cabin. The seats are configured in a staggered “1 x 2 x 1” layout all with direct aisle access. […]

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First delivered QANTAS 747-400 “VH-OJA” to be retired in December

Nov 06, 2014 No Comments

QANTAS is set to retire its first delivered 747-400 in early December. The aircraft is registration VH-OJA “City of Canberra”. This particular aircraft has a lot of sentiment attached to it especially amongst employees airliner enthusiasts and for good reason. Apart from being the first 747-400 for QANTAS, this particular aircraft broke the world record […]

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QANTAS to go “trayless” for international economy meals

Nov 04, 2014 No Comments

QANTAS is set to change its Economy meal delivery on international services. The new product to be dubbed “New Economy” will remove the traditional tray and become “trayless”. This new move, which is designed to reduce catering centre handling costs, will allow the carrier to invest in the actual meal product thereby offering meal options […]

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“All American” menu on Sydney – Dallas A380 flights

Sep 29, 2014 No Comments

QANTAS will offer some specialty “All American” on the new A380 services from Sydney to Dallas which start today 29 September. These items will be available until 05 October and are in addition to the standard menu.  Customers can look forward to the following items depending on class of service.   Source: QANTAS Instagram.   […]

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Final First Class service on the QANTAS 747s

Sep 28, 2014 No Comments

It’s the end of an era as QANTAS operated its last 747 service with a First Class service this week to Hong Kong. First Class service from the 747s was removed several years and was only offered on two weekly flights from Sydney to Hong Kong complementing the A380 services operating the rest of the […]

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QANTAS operates last international 767 service

Sep 12, 2014 No Comments

QANTAS will operate its last international Boeing 767 services on 12 September 2014, after almost 30 years of service. The sole remaining international route serviced by a QANTAS 767 were the Hawai’i flights to Honolulu. Flight QF3 will depart Sydney at 19:40 on 12 September arriving at Honolulu on the same day, The return service […]

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