"Techie av-geek curiosity question: I was always wondering where Qantas takes the extra capacity during peak season to fly SYD-YVR (QF75/76) on the 747 and the 2nd daily flight on SYD-LAX (QF17/1 on the A380, as was the case this summer. Where do these “heavies” fly typically off-p..."
"VH-OJS returned to BNE as QF56 that day. It seems that the 747 has been used to run QF15/16 as a substitute for the Dreamliner at least once in the last few weeks. Hope it’s an exception / 787 or 747 maintenance / last minute swap - kind of thing and will not be reoccurring. Even though I..."
"I thought the QF15/16 is supposed to be daily on a 789 - see on Flightradar24 that today it is a 747 (OJS). Anyone has any info on that? Is this a one off or planned over the holidays due to increased capacity (in addition to QF55/56)?Thanks"
"What is your experience with points upgrade from Y to J on QF72 (SFO-SYD), or QF12 (LAX-SYD) - as a QFF Plat/Gold? On expertflyer I always see only 1 J seat blocked on QF72 and 2 J seats on QF12 - which I assume are blocked for points upgrades (no classic flight rewards available). Does QF fill ..."
"Thanks everyone. No need to down-like the post. Wasn’t aware that airline CEOs seem to mix up with crowds and fly even economy (read on quota “do airline CEOs fly commercial?” - respect to AJ for doing this. Seems that e.g. United have charter flights for execs and VIPs"
"if your first flight will have a 30...60min Delay you will be screwed as your next flight is a separate ticket. Also OW does not forward luggage for separate tickets. You will most likely need to collect bags, check in, go through TSA and security - if I was you I’d play it safe - especial..."
"Saw in the news review on QF9 that AJ was on the inaugural flight. Respect - I must say. You don’t see an airline CEO too often amongst the public flying on commercial flights.Just out of curiosity does anyone know how it went down? I assume he was in business - would he have a bodyguard with him..."
"I love the 767 with the 2-3-2 layout. Wonder how they could have blocked the middle seat as there is only 1 out of the 7 seats abreast. Old plane? Just flew with a 25yo LX a320 - 20years service is totally normal for an airframe, and 10+ years in same configuration is the norm ( see QFs A388/B744)"
"Nice to see some repeated and recent news coverage on this “flight from hell”. Btw I’m still waiting for an apology from qantas. http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/incidents/you-have-failed-miserably-sydney-mans-flight-nightmare/news-story/1152c9954f691b5ee11dfd60f0..."
"Am sick of QF too. Bought last time a $4k return ticket SYD-SIN - first a330 had only one lav and service was average at best and second flight had old J configuration: that’s why - no thanks QF, I am spending my hard earned $ with some other airline that provides better value and better c..."
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