Member since 26 May 2012
Total posts 131
Word in the lounge is that Qantas is ramping up OOL opsâ
Adding a MEL service and extra SYD. Anyone have any information?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 07 May 2012
Total posts 299
Would love them to add a MEL - OOL service as the current offerings from Jetstar and Virgin Blue are unsatisfactory.
Member since 09 May 2011
Total posts 172
Not to mention Tiger... ha
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 234
taking into account that QF is also a PUBLIC transport operator....just like the others.... what 'offerings' would 'satisfy' YOU?
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,059
Flight attendants in couture and not orange jump suits? Duh...
and Virgin...well...there are people who fly Qantas then there are people who fly Virgin...
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 761
That would make sense.
Member since 15 Apr 2011
Total posts 216
A morning and evening flight from MEL would make a lot of sense (and eventually a daily 717 to CBR?).
I wonder if the extra SYD flight would involve movement of the current services (morning/midday/evening) to fit the extra flight in or perhaps they intend to add a later evening flight (the current final service departs quite early, 4:30ish from memory)?
Member since 17 Aug 2012
Total posts 1,285
The morning flight is well-timed at 0710. The midday flight could be moved a bit earlier, say to 1110. The afternoon flight could be left in more or less the same slot, say 1610, but then the extra flight should be slotted into the evening, say around 1910.
It can be done.
Qantas - Platinum
Member since 18 Jan 2011
Total posts 27
I usually just fly to BNE and drive down these days - way better frequency of service, and it doesn't take THAT much longer to drive to Surfer's from BNE than it does from OOL...
I wonder if OOL can really sustain that many services/routes with that many airlines?
Member since 30 May 2013
Total posts 114
A MEL service would be most welcome from a Tasmanian perspective. Since JQ shifted it's HBA-OOL service to BNE, reaching the Gold Coast and northern NSW has been more difficult.
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Word in the lounge is that Qantas is ramping up OOL opsâ€“
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