• QANTAS selects Airbus for its Sunrise flights

    QANTAS selects Airbus for its Sunrise flights0

    QANTAS has today announced that Airbus has been selected as the preferred aircraft manufacturer for its proposed ultra long-haul flights “Sunrise” flights. The airline has selected the Airbus A350-1000 series aircraft over the yet to fly competing Boeing 777X. QANTAS however has not yet committed to placing an actual order for the A350-1000 as this

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

    Final QANTAS 747 scheduled services for Los Angeles, Brisbane and Hong Kong0

    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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  • Australia places restrictions on Indonesia’s Lion Air

    Australia places restrictions on Indonesia’s Lion Air0

    The crash involving Indonesia’s Lion Air on 29 October 2018, has led the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) issuing a statement which involves travel restrictions. Flight JT610, a regularly scheduled domestic service from Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta Airport to Pangkalpinang, operated by newly delivered Boeing 737-8 MAX, crashed into the Java sea approximately

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  • QANTAS to deploy Airbus A330s on flights to Bali

    QANTAS to deploy Airbus A330s on flights to Bali0

    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

    Emirates scales back Australian services0

    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

    QANTAS reintroduces First Class service to Hong Kong0

    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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