Member since 17 Jun 2020
Total posts 66
Anyone know what is going on with QF 1 at the moment? Every flight delayed for several hours (had a friends journey blow out by over 24 hours because of missed connections)
QF 1 - should depart at 3.55pm
1 Jul - delayed to 10.35pm
2 Jul - delayed to 6.30am 3 Jul
3 Jul - delayed to 6.30am 4 Jul
QF 2 - should depart at 9.05pm
27 Jun - delayed to 10.30pm
28 Jun - delayed to 10.17pm
29 Jun - delayed to 9.47pm
30 Jun - delayed to 2.07pm 1 Jul
1 Jul - delayed to 12.00pm 2 Jul
Is there any flagship flight in the world with worse delays than this on a consistent basis?
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 11 Dec 2016
Total posts 85
Yes. Try any American Airline every day.
Originally Posted by Madhatter49
Seems to be a problem with QF1. Not sure if it is because of LHR or because of QF? One flight delayed is fine but this seems to be a rolling delay every single day?
Member since 12 Apr 2020
Total posts 1
It’s a three aircraft pattern, QF have 3 x A380 in service. It had an engineering issue last week which has delayed the QF1 & 2 for the past few days.
Originally Posted by Davos86
Member since 18 Oct 2012
Total posts 71
Hi, we flew on the delayed Friday night service - the captain mention one of the aircraft had gone out due to a technical issue which created a significant ‘ripple’ effect.
I think qf1 on Wednesday night was the start of issues with a ~30 hours delay. Qf1 and qf7001 then left sydney about 3 hours apart on Thursday night to lhr. Given all these flight are full I don’t think they can do any thing but play catch up now hence the re timings.
I’m unsure exactly what the aircraft issue was but I’d be interested to know.
Heathrow baggage reclaim is also a mess - two hours from touch down to the first bags arriving. Pack your patience!
Member since 25 Jun 2012
Total posts 121
For anyone on the delayed service out of the Uk you can claim compensation if your flight arrives more than 3hrs delayed!! Don't forget to claim!
Originally Posted by pab2025
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 25 Oct 2019
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Etihad - Etihad Guest
Member since 19 Jun 2019
Total posts 5
Originally Posted by vhojm
To claim from Qantas you need to fill in the customer care form on the website and wait…..
Originally Posted by mh0102
Seems that extended delays are continuing
4 July - delayed to 8.11pm
5 July - delayed to 9.48pm
QF 2 delays “only” are 1-2 hours now.
Member since 06 Jul 2022
Looks like the EU compensation scheme only applies to UK or EU airlines arriving at Heathrow but any airlines out of Heathrow, so delays to QF1 wouldn't be covered, but delays to QF2 would be.
Member since 14 Jun 2018
Total posts 55
I am on QF2 next week, having flown over to Europe via QF51 then Finair. Everyone connecting onto QF1 was significantly delayed and I presume put into hotels as they were closing the lounges overnight. Am hoping that we are not over 3 hours delayed out of LHR so as I can connect onto QF52 back to Brisbane. Don't really want to spend 20Hrs in Singapore airport
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