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Got a message from QF tonight that the A380 is being removed from the schedule some days - still on the telephone merry-go-round to try and resolve but I have flights booked in F on QF11/QF12 during September that now have to change due to the A380 apparently being pulled (and thus no F cabin available).
No updates yet from ExpertFlyer alerts for an aircraft change, and schedules on QF website not updated yet, and my booking showing as normal still.
Anybody know what the changes are?
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Originally Posted by born2fish
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Member since 25 Oct 2019
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Basically Qantas has three A380s in service being VH-OQD OQJ OQK.
Unfortunately OQD is very broken at the moment and they down to two rotations which are both on QF1 and hence the shocking delays there.
There are three more that are nearly ready to re enter service. OQB which was the first one back is currently being refurbished.
OQH is in Abu Dhabi having its C check
And OQG has left Victorville.
Everyone needs to be patient with the A380s they have all clearly suffered in the desert more than expected. All of the active ones have had problems.
Originally Posted by vhojm
As an aside, both my calls were answered within 15mins, but when on hold whilst they make further enquiries the phone calls kick over to the automated survey after about 45mins and then the call drops.
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Member since 01 May 2017
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I was booked on QF11 outbound in July and was notified of the downgrade to 787 J (Reward Seat so I wasn’t concerned with fare differences or changing dates meh). According to the gentleman I spoke to in Hobart who was performing the downgrades. The service will operate as an A380 three times per week. You should receive a call from a Hobart representative about the downgrade as I did (they said they were doing the rounds). You’ll be offered a J downgrade or re-accomodation on the A380 service which will operate on another day. If you’re on a commercial ticket, do NOT accept the downgrade. Pay an extra night accomodation and fly F as the fare difference will be marginal which makes stomaching more $$ on accomodation easier. Also hang up and call again until you get Hobart, cannot stress this enough.
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