Member since 17 Apr 2013
Total posts 57
LAN Airlines - 787-9?
Hi all, just wanted to ask if anyone has an idea of when they will be flying there 787-9 aircraft on the syd-akl-scl route?
i see on airlineroute that they will be placing the said aircraft on the easter island and sao paulo routes next year. im looking forward to when they announce more routes i guess in the near future?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 21 Mar 2011
Total posts 428
Hopefully the 787 will be more reliable than the 340 that is quite regularly cancelled.
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 46
I was booked on LAN to AKL earlier this year. It was cancelled and I was moved to a QF flight (all happened a few days before). The QF check in agent in SYD said the AKL-SYD-AKL leg often gets cancelled if yields are low. A non-stop option would make the route a lot more reliable.
O, thanks Tabs.
So yield or pax numbers also has a play in it, never thought of it that way.
I have one coming up in Apr next year, while being put onto a QF would be ideal (as I would earn QF FF and QF SC without having to phone up the QF FF service centre), small single aisle planes and me don't make a good match.
Sorry for the thread jack OP, but when and if the 787 comes into Aust - NZ operations, I would be happy, but it has not been mentioned on here or on AFF.
Member since 14 Jul 2011
Total posts 7
I flew LAN 787 from Santiago to Lima last year. Great experience on an almost empty plane. Pity it was such a short flight!
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